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BALTIMORE (AP) - A group of more than 100 emergency medical service workers is biking through Maryland and on to Virginia.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say officers responding to a call of shots fired found that bullets ripped through the bedroom of a 5-year-old girl in Brockton.
FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (AP) - Clients of a suburban New Bedford veterinary clinic donated nearly $1,000 to help fund equipment for a local police dog.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a former congressman and UMass-Lowell chancellor will keep more than $232,000 in potential yearly perks throughout his new five-year contract as president of the UMass system.
BOSTON (AP) - The state Senate has backed Gov. Charlie Baker's plans to overhaul public transit by unanimously approving the creation of a financial control board for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has passed a $38 billion state budget.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are still waiting for the offensive firepower they expected after some big offseason signings.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Thursday:
BOSTON (AP) - IndyCar racing is coming to Boston.
BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to a charge he tried to silence a witness in a double murder case by shooting the man in the face.
BOSTON (AP) - A group representing 25,000 doctors in Massachusetts issued new guidelines Thursday for prescribing pain medication, citing an epidemic of opioid abuse that claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year.
HONOLULU (AP) - As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean, Waimanalo Bay's powdery white coral sand glows in the morning light. A few people lounge in the sand as a fisherman casts his line into the turquoise water.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - A discussion about a proposed national park east of Baxter State Park turned heated during a public meeting in northern Maine.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Foxwoods Resort Casino and a retail outlet opened a $129 million shopping center Thursday to throw some elbows in a crowded market, draw more visitors, make a play for younger gamblers and promote an enterprise that's increasingly an entertainment destination rather than a gambling mecca.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A push to extend commuter rail from Boston into New Hampshire hit a snag Thursday when a state Senate committee rejected plans to spend $4 million to study the expansion.
Here is the top 10 list of best beaches for summer 2015 as rated by Stephen Leatherman, a professor at Florida International University specializing in environment and coastal studies. Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, issues the list annually using criteria including safety, cleanliness and accessibility.
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy whose boast of having a gun led to a lockdown at a Massachusetts high school during a visit by Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and another lawmaker.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park.