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Sep 18
Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site.

Sep 18
Red Sox ending lost season after World Series win

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Everything seems to be going wrong for the Boston Red Sox one year after so many things went right.

Sep 18
Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Bosox

PITTSBURGH (AP) - It might be way too early to call the Pittsburgh Pirates a team of destiny. But after what manager Clint Hurdle witnessed Thursday night, he had to stop and wonder.

Sep 18
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game

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

Sep 18
Raiders seek ways to get Reece more involved

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - For a player who generates so much attention from opposing defenses and gets paid handsomely by his own team, Marcel Reece somehow has become the forgotten man on the Oakland Raiders offense.

Sep 18
Winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards

The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:

Sep 18
Supermarket feud tied to monthly job figures

BOSTON (AP) - The worker revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain appears to have caused a ripple effect in the Massachusetts economy, with the state reporting Thursday that several thousand jobs were lost in August, largely because of "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail sector.

Sep 18
Final primary results reflect low turnout

BOSTON (AP) - Final official results from the Massachusetts primary election show fewer than 20 percent of eligible voters participated.

Sep 18
Multi-state fishing group wants tougher laws

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Regional fishing associations are uniting in an attempt to strengthen the laws that govern fisheries in federal waters.

Sep 18
Judge to pick Tsarnaev trial venue based on papers

BOSTON (AP) - A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to hold a hearing on whether to move the trial outside of Massachusetts.

Sep 18
Lawyers arguing to move marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arguing Thursday on motions that include defense requests to move the trial outside of Massachusetts and delay the trial's start by at least 10 months.

Sep 18
Supermarket feud impacts monthly job figures

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is reporting a loss of more than 5,000 jobs in August and the state's unemployment rate jumped two-tenths of a point, with the blame being largely put on "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail sector.

Sep 18
Train strikes van on tracks in Wilbraham

WILBRAHAM, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating after a freight train struck a van that had apparently been abandoned on the tracks in Wilbraham.

Sep 18
Ex-jail guard pleads not guilty to sex with inmate

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - A former guard at the Barnstable County jail has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of having sex with an inmate.

Sep 18
Haverhill man charged with defrauding customers

HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) - A Haverhill man who ran a restaurant and kitchen equipment supply business has been charged with defrauding his customers, including a church and several immigrants with poor English skills, out of $250,000.

Sep 18
Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

Sep 18
Judge rejects North Adams man's guilty plea

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a North Adams man's attempts to reach a plea deal in a rape case because the defendant refused to take responsibility.

Sep 18
Ex-Lowell officer indicted on manslaughter charge

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A Lowell police officer charged with being drunk and causing a fatal car crash has resigned.

Sep 18
Man riding bike killed in Malden

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a man riding a bicycle has died after being struck by a garbage truck in Malden.

Sep 18
PepsiCo to close 2 warehouses in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - PepsiCo has announced that it is closing beverage warehouses in Portland and Augusta, but most of the 100 affected employees are expected to be offered jobs elsewhere within the company.

Sep 18
15-year-old boy shot in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy in serious condition.