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Oct 23
Hillary Clinton campaigns for Coakley in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton is campaigning with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley in Boston as the race for Massachusetts governor remains extremely close.

Oct 23
Islanders beat Bruins 3-2, Chara injured

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara.

Oct 23
Johnson stops 30 shots, Islanders beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) - Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

Oct 23
Islanders-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Nielsen 1 (Bailey, Kulemin), 6:21. 2, Boston, Lucic 1 (Griffith, Krejci), 18:21. Penalties_Lee, NYI (interference), 2:38; Griffith, Bos (interference), 15:15.

Oct 23
Chara leaves Bruins game against Islanders

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara left the team's game against the New York Islanders on Thursday night with an undisclosed injury.

Oct 23
Shaheen, Brown meet for 3rd debate for US Senate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Picking up where they left off, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown on Thursday used their latest debate to again emphasize their differences on immigration, the Islamic State group, Ebola and their efforts to help small businesses.

Oct 23
All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - John "Bull" Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the "Meanest Man in Football," has died. He was 73.

Oct 23
Worcester woman gets life for Rutland slaying

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Worcester woman convicted of first-degree murder for the 2011 stabbing and beating death of a Rutland man in his own home has been sentenced to life in prison.

Oct 23
Massachusetts state trooper faces assault charges

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts State Police trooper has been released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting a woman he met on an online dating service.

Oct 23
Owner of Conn. inn accused of tobacco tax fraud

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Federal officials have accused the owner of the Litchfield Inn of defrauding Massachusetts and Connecticut of $43 million in tobacco taxes.

Oct 23
Ballot question TV ad spending nearing $5.8M

BOSTON (AP) - Television ad spending on Massachusetts ballot questions has approached $5.8 million with Election Day less than two weeks away.

Oct 22
Gardner Museum exhibit features Italian masters

BOSTON (AP) - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new exhibit features works by Michelangelo, Donatello and other Italian Renaissance masters.

Oct 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game

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

Oct 22
Celtics win preseason finale; 100-86 over Nets

BOSTON (AP) - Boston coach Brad Stevens wasn't about to completely praise rookie Marcus Smart's performance.

Oct 22
Nets-Celtics, Box

Anderson 1-9 2-2 4, Jefferson 4-12 3-4 11, Plumlee 5-11 5-8 15, Teague 4-6 2-3 10, Karasev 2-11 1-1 6, Reed 2-3 0-0 4, Teletovic 5-10 2-2 15, Bogdanovic 2-7 3-4 9, Gutierrez 4-6 4-4 12, Jordan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-75 22-28 86.

Oct 22
Power outages, gusty winds in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Torrential downpours overnight left deep puddles of standing water on many Massachusetts roads, prompting closures, and making for a slow morning commute.

Oct 22
Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

BOSTON (AP) - Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.

Oct 22
Candidate Falchuk sues to be included in debate

BOSTON (AP) - Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk has gone to court to try to force the organizers of an Oct. 27 gubernatorial debate to include him.

Oct 22
Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board.