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Today at 06:01AM
Many school districts choose PARCC over MCAS test

BOSTON (AP) AAA" Changes are coming in standardized testing for many Massachusetts school districts.

Today at 05:31AM
Candidates for governor trying to round up votes

BOSTON (AP) - Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker are on the hunt for votes as the race for Massachusetts governor enters its final week of campaigning before the Nov. 4 election.

Today at 05:16AM
US Senate candidates hitting campaign trail

BOSTON (AP) - The candidates running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts are hitting the campaign trail.

Today at 04:59AM
Springfield bishop to celebrate Blue Mass

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield is holding its annual Blue Mass this weekend to honor law enforcement and other public safety personnel.

Today at 04:40AM
Voters weigh expansion of bottle deposit law

BOSTON (AP) - Both sides in the debate over Question 2 on the Nov. 4 ballot say much has changed in the more than three decades since Massachusetts first passed a bottled deposit law.

Oct 24
Massachusetts helmet maker's designs turn heads

KINGSTON, Mass. (AP) - When Dennis Leedom, Adam Godwin and Josh Walker released their first-ever action sports helmet with a built-in visor, snowboarder Seth Wescott told them he'd win a gold medal wearing it at the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy.

Oct 24
Senators, Canadiens, Leafs pay tribute to soldiers

OTTAWA (AP) - The Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs will hold coordinated tributes Saturday night to honor the Canadian soldiers who lost their lives during shootings this week.

Oct 24
Clinton crisscrosses New England to help Democrats

BOSTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton, on a whirlwind tour of New England to boost Democratic gubernatorial candidates ahead of the November elections, hammered on women's and family issues at a campaign rally Friday for Martha Coakley in downtown Boston.

Oct 24
Anthem: 2015 rates in health marketplace stay flat

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire said Friday that on average, its customers who have purchased insurance plans under the federal health care overhaul law will see no increases in premiums next year.

Oct 24
Man who was part of cybercrime ring sentenced

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced for his part in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than a dozen leading financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service.

Oct 24
Cavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East

LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.

Oct 24
Bruins lose Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history.

Oct 24
3 new rail stations set for Conn.-Mass. rail line

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials have announced the start of construction of train stations at Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford as part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program.

Oct 24
Groups in 3 states question Entergy finances

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the company that owns nuclear plants in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York says it will respond to any new requirements federal regulators might seek after a complaint by anti-nuclear groups.

Oct 24
Ocean Spray shoots cranberry commercial in Warrens

WARRENS, Wis. (AP) - Ocean Spray is shooting its signature cranberry commercial in central Wisconsin for the first time.

Oct 24
Armed suspect shot, killed by Dartmouth police

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - An investigation is underway after Dartmouth police fatally shot an armed domestic violence suspect who opened fire at officers.

Oct 24
Police: Man escapes in cab after robbing bank

LAKEVILLE, Mass. (AP) - Police say a Weymouth man who robbed a Lakeville bank called a taxi to take him from the scene after several attempts to steal a car failed.