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Massachusetts businesses get break on worker comp costs

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts businesses are getting a break on worker compensation costs for the new fiscal year.

Today at 03:54PM
Youth Court sponsors say it's running out of funding

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Funding is running out in New Bedford and Fall River for a program that allows some kids under age 17 who have committed low-level offenses to have punishment set by their peers.

Today at 03:18PM
Massachusetts offers program to teach families about camping

CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts recreation and wildlife agencies are offering a program this summer to teach families the basics of camping.

Today at 03:00PM
Police: 2 boys hurt in Boston fireworks accident

BOSTON (AP) - Boston police say two boys have been injured in a fireworks accident in the Dorchester neighborhood.

Today at 01:48PM
Statehouse hearing scheduled for special education bills

BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing to consider nearly two dozen bills aimed at special education policies in Massachusetts.

Today at 08:42AM
It's not over yet: Vetoes to bring lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.

Today at 08:42AM
Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.

Today at 01:30AM
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades

Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

Jul 4
Mauro Diaz leads FC Dallas over Revolution 3-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.

Jul 4
Teen dies from injuries a week after BB gun shooting

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) - Police say a northeastern Massachusetts teenager has died from his injuries a week after he was critically wounded in an accidental shooting involving BB guns and a pellet gun.

Jul 4
Upstairs neighbors questioned after woman fatally shot

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts woman was shot dead in her apartment and three people who were in the apartment above hers have been questioned.

Jul 4
Pain in the neck: Astros lose 6-1 to Red Sox, streak snapped

BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.

Jul 4
Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4

Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:

Jul 4
Buchholz tosses complete game, Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

BOSTON (AP) - Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away.

Jul 4
No injuries as woman hits cars, house trying avoid parade

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - Police say a woman hit two cars and a house while trying to turn around and avoid the Fourth of July parade in East Longmeadow.

Jul 4
Lawrence woman fatally shot, police investigating

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in Lawrence.