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Sep 19
Oritz hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Orioles 5-3

BALTIMORE (AP) - Whether they're winning the World Series or stuck in last place, the Boston Red Sox can almost always count on getting the best out of David Ortiz.

Sep 19
Harvard opens with 41-18 victory over Holy Cross

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Andrew Casten ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns to help Harvard beat Holy Cross 41-18 on Friday night in the Crimson's opener.

Sep 19
Jury deliberates in Berkshire County killings

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield jury has begun deliberating the fate of the last of three defendants charged with killing three Pittsfield men in 2011.

Sep 19
OSHA investigates death of elephant caretaker

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care.

Sep 19
Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championships

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts.

Sep 19
Gov. Patrick yet to comment on sex offender board

BOSTON (AP) - Two days after the chair of the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board was dismissed and the agency's executive director placed on administrative leave, Gov. Deval Patrick has yet to comment publicly on the decision.

Sep 19
Violation found in 38 Studios lobbying case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A hearing officer for the secretary of state's office has found that a consultant for Curt Schilling's 38 Studios violated lobbying laws by failing to register as a lobbyist for the failed video game company before it received a $75 million state loan guarantee.

Sep 19
Maine-built clipper that sank in 1863 found

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine-built clipper ship that sank in 1863 while transporting cargo from Boston to the West Coast has been discovered on the ocean floor off California.

Sep 19
Gubernatorial hopefuls weigh in on NFL controversy

BOSTON (AP) - The controversy surrounding the National Football League's response to domestic violence has spilled over to the governor's race in Massachusetts.

Sep 19
Fine recommended in 38 Studios lobbying case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A hearing officer for the secretary of state's office has found that a consultant for Curt Schilling's 38 Studios violated lobbying laws by failing to register as a lobbyist for the failed video game company before it received a $75 million state loan guarantee.

Sep 19
Family of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may sue

BOSTON (AP) - The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012.

Sep 19
Questions remain over pot company's HIV program

BOSTON (AP) - A company that was awarded a medical marijuana dispensary license in Lowell and is vying for licenses in Boston and Greenfield appears to have overstated the scope of its operations at a counseling and research program for HIV and AIDS patients at dispensaries it owns in other cities.

Sep 19
Welding company in fatal Boston fire faces fines

BOSTON (AP) - The owners of a welding company blamed for a fire that killed two Boston firefighters are facing fines of up to $58,000 after federal workplace safety regulars concluded the firm didn't follow proper precautions.

Sep 19
88 percent pass MCAS, but achievement gaps remain

BOSTON (AP) - Nearly nine in 10 high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, state education officials said Friday, though achievement gaps persisted and several schools in the state's largest cities were in danger of failing.

Sep 19
Octogenarian accountant gets 3 years of probation

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - An 86-year-old accountant from Agawam has been convicted of embezzling $400,000 from a company after being hired to prepare its tax returns.

Sep 19
Rehoboth man charged with rape of teen

REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) - A 34-year-old Rehoboth man is headed to court to face charges that he raped a high school student.

Sep 19
Head of Boston chamber of commerce stepping down

BOSTON (AP) - Paul Guzzi (GUH'-zee) is stepping down as president and chief executive of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, one of the region's more influential business groups.