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10 minutes ago
Verso's Bucksport, Maine, paper mill is closing

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) - Verso is closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work, after company officials concluded that it cannot be made profitable, officials said Wednesday

12 minutes ago
Emergency plan on New England cod fish sought

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Marine Fisheries Service expects to implement emergency measures in November aimed at stemming cod fish decline in the Gulf of Maine.

36 minutes ago
Obama dines with fundraising contest winners

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates.

48 minutes ago
Horse owners seek racing license for Suffolk Downs

BOSTON (AP) - Horse owners and trainers are trying to keep thoroughbred horse racing going at Suffolk Downs.

Today at 05:21PM
Gov. Patrick: Massachusetts prepared for Ebola

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick is reassuring Massachusetts residents after the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. was being treated in Texas.

Today at 05:07PM
'Orange is the New Black' author talks Season 3

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black" Netflix series is sharing her insight into the upcoming Season 3, saying it "holds some really amazing stories and twists and turns."

Today at 05:03PM
Brady tries to keep even keel during slow start

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady tries not to get too high when things are going well or too low when they're not.

Today at 04:53PM
Prison for bank exec who used firm's card for wine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A former TD Bank executive who used a company credit card to buy $240,000 in Champagne and lap dances at strip clubs to ease his stress from work has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Today at 04:53PM
Officials: Maine paper mill closing; 570 jobs lost

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) - Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

Today at 01:29PM
Small businesses scramble to keep top staffers

NEW YORK (AP) - People are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that's pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent.

Today at 01:29PM
Drugmaker submits harder-to-abuse Zohydro to FDA

WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of the drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring.

Today at 01:23PM
Police find nothing at schools after bomb threat

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Police in Bedford, New Hampshire, say nothing was found after they searched a high school and middle school complex that canceled classes because of a bomb threat.

Today at 01:23PM
Baker maintains fundraising edge in governor race

BOSTON (AP) - Republican Charlie Baker maintains a hefty fundraising lead over Democrat Martha Coakley as the governor's race heads into its final full month of campaigning.

Today at 01:11PM
Police: NY parolee raped Massachusetts woman

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - A paroled sex offender shot by police during a chase six years ago raped a western Massachusetts woman before being apprehended on an upstate New York college campus, authorities said Wednesday.

Today at 12:47PM
NY Post settles lawsuit over 'Bag Men' cover

BOSTON (AP) - A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit against the New York Post for a cover that featured a photo of two Massachusetts residents with the headline "Bag Men" three days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombing.

Today at 12:23PM
Settlement reached in marathon defamation lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit over a New York Post cover that ran a photo of two Massachusetts residents with the headline "Bag Men" three days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombing.

Today at 12:05PM
George H.W. Bush finally receives JFK award

BOSTON (AP) - President George H.W. Bush has received his John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award from one of Kennedy's grandsons.

Today at 11:53AM
Massachusetts hospital staffing law takes effect

BOSTON (AP) - A new state law sets strict limits on the number of patients that registered nurses who work in hospital intensive care units can be assigned to at a given time.

Today at 11:41AM
Principal: Bomb threat likely 'a very bad hoax'

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) AAA" School officials in Bedford, New Hampshire, have canceled classes at the high school and middle school complex while they assess the credibility of a bomb threat.

Today at 11:11AM
Springfield man facing heroin charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police have arrested a man they say had nearly 1,500 bags of heroin in his vehicle.

Today at 10:47AM
Hernandez bid to toss phone evidence continues

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge is hearing a second day of testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed.