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BOSTON (AP) - As Massachusetts has increased its reliance on solar, wind and other sources of renewable power over the past decade, companies specializing in alternative energy have begun flexing their political muscles on Beacon Hill.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - While many of Bill Cosby's accusers feel vindicated by his decade-old admission that he gave at least one woman quaaludes before sex, some of his Hollywood friends are reserving judgment, saying the testimony doesn't prove he committed a crime.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department has dismissed a complaint against Harvard University by some Asian-American groups who say the university uses racial quotas to keep out high-scoring Asians.
BOSTON (AP) - A new national study reports that more than a third of college students who started in 2008 transferred to another school.
BOSTON (AP) - Forward Jimmy Hayes' new deal with the Boston Bruins will pay him $2.3 million a year for three years.
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) - Officials in a Martha's Vineyard town are ordering an Indian tribe to halt construction work on a gambling hall.
BOSTON (AP) - Energy companies specializing in solar, wind and other sources of renewable power have begun to flex their political muscles on Beacon Hill.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Leominster man has pleaded not guilty to murder and related charges in what authorities believe was a drug-related killing in Fitchburg.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - David Lee wanted to help turn around the Golden State Warriors when he came to the struggling franchise as a high-priced free agent in 2010.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to four to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to assault, robbery and grand larceny in connection with a bank robbery last year.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered flags at state buildings lowered in honor of state Sen. Thomas Kennedy, who died last week at the age of 63.
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) - Officials in the Martha's Vineyard town of Aquinnah are planning to formally ask the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head to end its plans to convert a community center into a gambling hall.
NEWTON, N.H. (AP) - Police say a man was seriously injured by a homemade cannon on the Fourth of July in Newton, New Hampshire.
NATICK, Mass. (AP) - State police are trying to determine why a man was walking on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Natick before he was struck and killed by a tractor trailer.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari will be the headliners this year when the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival hits the road looking for laughs.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office plans to investigate the fatal police shooting of a man who prosecutors say was shot after pointing a realistic looking BB gun at authorities.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The NBA summer leagues were created, in part, for players like Marcus Smart and Dante Exum. The first-round picks from the 2014 draft - Exum at No. 5 and Smart at No. 6 - were both considered talents that would need some refining. They finished their rookie seasons as starters, but combined they barely averaged 10 points.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.
BOSTON (AP) - Newly released records have drawn back the curtain on the state's largest regional law enforcement association, which provides specialized police operations like SWAT teams and K-9 units to communities outside Boston.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex: