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Jul 30
GOP's Baker to unveil plan to fight drug addiction

BOSTON (AP) - Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker is unveiling what he's calling a comprehensive approach to tackling the drug addiction crisis in Massachusetts.

Jul 30
Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:

Jul 30
Red Sox fall again to Jays, 6-2

BOSTON (AP) - As the Red Sox were falling again to the Toronto Blue Jays, chants for Jon Lester could be heard echoing throughout a less than half filled Fenway Park.

Jul 30
Revolution beat Rapids to end 8-game losing streak

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

Jul 30
Toronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.

Jul 30
Boston protesters rally against gas pipeline

BOSTON (AP) - Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' electricity bills to help subsidize it.

Jul 30
Patrick signs new abortion clinic bill

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Jul 30
Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen'

NEW YORK (AP) - 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.

Jul 30
Massachusetts lawmakers weigh PAC disclosure bill

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs.

Jul 30
Teen charged in teacher killing challenges law

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher has challenged the constitutionality of a state law that requires him to be tried as an adult.

Jul 30
Ocean safari for white sharks off Cape Cod

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - Two marine conservation groups are offering a daylong ocean trip on Cape Cod to search for great white sharks, humpback whales, gray seals and seabirds in their wild habitat, billing the trip as the first of its kind and calling it a safari.

Jul 30
Kennedy cousin Skakel: Spending time with family

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel said Wednesday he's spending as much time as he can with family as he awaits a new trial in his murder case.

Jul 30
State economy outpaced US in 2nd quarter

BOSTON (AP) - A new report says the Massachusetts economy grew at a solid clip in the second quarter of 2014, rebounding from a weak first quarter.

Jul 30
Boston protesters to rally against gas pipeline

BOSTON (AP) - Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline through the western part of the state are gathering in Boston.

Jul 30
Patrick to sign new abortion clinic bill

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick is scheduled to sign a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Jul 30
PMC bicycle ride for cancer research hits 35 years

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) - Billy Starr was living at his father's house - sometimes in a tent in the backyard - in need of another adventure after hiking part of the Appalachian Trail, when he decided to ride his bicycle to the very tip of Cape Cod.

Jul 30
Firefighters battle blaze in East Boston

BOSTON (AP) - A six-alarm fire in the East Boston neighborhood has been brought under control.

Jul 30
Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Connecticut man has died in a motorcycle crash in western Massachusetts.