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Jul 23
New Massachusetts law would bar shark finning

BOSTON (AP) - The practice of shark finning would be outlawed in Massachusetts under a bill set to receive Gov. Deval Patrick's signature.

Jul 23
JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins.

Jul 23
Buchholz takes loss, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 6-4

TORONTO (AP) - Boston's Clay Buchholz bounced back from a blow to the head, but couldn't overcome his lack of control

Jul 23
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks Doubler' game

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

Jul 23
Police cruiser, car collide north of Boston

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say two people have been injured, including a police officer, after a crash involving a police cruiser north of Boston.

Jul 23
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

Jul 23
Man linked to gun said 'bomber' was best friend

BOSTON (AP) - A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombings told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, "my best friend was the bomber," according to court documents.

Jul 23
Bowling Green picked to win MAC

DETROIT (AP) - Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season's Mid-American Conference title.

Jul 23
Patrick: Plan to shelter children misunderstood

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday defended his offer to provide secure facilities to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border, saying there remained considerable misunderstanding about the plan.

Jul 23
Gronk cleared to play at Patriots training camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Rob Gronkowski was a training camp spectator last summer while recovering from surgery.

Jul 23
Former high school coach facing rape charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former junior varsity volleyball coach at a Massachusetts high school has pleaded not guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Jul 23
Hospital to pay $150,000 for lost data, records

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island hospital has agreed to pay $150,000 in Massachusetts after losing backup tapes that contained the personal information of more than 12,000 Massachusetts residents.

Jul 23
AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.

Jul 23
Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years.

Jul 23
DNA analysis may help New England cottontail

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - DNA analysis of the endangered New England cottontail shows that power line rights of way, railroad beds and roadsides may help support their diminishing habitat.

Jul 23
Deal reached to preserve Lenox land

LENOX, Mass. (AP) - A deal has been reached to preserve more than 140 acres of pristine farmland and open space in the Berkshires.