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Mar 27
Snowboarder with Massachusetts roots travels the globe

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Chris Grenier had a plan after graduating from Algonquin Regional in 2005, and it didn't include matriculating to college like the vast majority of his classmates.

Mar 27
New bioengineering lab benefits UMass Dartmouth students

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - The future is now at UMass Dartmouth's bioengineering lab, where students and staff are working on things that were once the stuff of science fiction.

Mar 27
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:

Mar 27
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Mar 27
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win

NEW YORK (AP) - The Boston Celtics are making a playoff push - and they came to the right place to keep things rolling Friday night.

Mar 27
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 95-92 win

NEW YORK (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally by the New York Knicks for a 95-92 win on Friday night.

Mar 27
Celtics-Knicks, Box

Turner 5-10 5-7 15, Bass 4-7 8-10 16, Zeller 1-3 0-0 2, Smart 2-3 1-2 6, Bradley 4-10 2-3 10, Crowder 5-12 7-8 17, I.Thomas 4-13 8-9 18, Olynyk 2-5 3-4 7, Datome 0-1 0-0 0, Jerebko 2-5 0-0 5. Totals 29-69 34-43 96.

Mar 27
Police officer wounded, suspect killed in Boston shootout

BOSTON (AP) - A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police on Friday evening and seriously wounded a decorated officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.

Mar 27
North Andover woman gets 6 months in jail for $1.7M theft

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A North Andover woman has been sentenced to 6 months in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $1.7 million from her employer.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was intoxicated before slaying

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday, telling the jury that he was intoxicated in the hours before the slaying of her sister's boyfriend.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was intoxicated before killing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that he was intoxicated in the hours before the killing of her sister's boyfriend.

Mar 27
Report: Outside groups spent more than candidates in 2014

BOSTON (AP) - Outside political action committees raised and spent more on last year's race for governor than the candidates themselves, according to a new report from the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

Mar 27
White House: Chemical safety board head resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is operating without a permanent leader. Its chairman has been forced to resign, following accusations of mismanagement.

Mar 27
Police make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held.

Mar 27
Report: Glitch cuts off food stamp benefits for some

BOSTON (AP) - Efforts to modernize the state's food stamp program and weed out fraud have left thousands of eligible residents without benefits, according to advocates for the poor.

Mar 27
Police make arrest in courthouse bomb threat

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held.

Mar 27
Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A chairlift company is warning U.S. ski resorts to check about 170 lifts for potential problems after engineers announced that a design flaw likely contributed to a weekend accident that injured seven skiers in Maine.

Mar 27
David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame."

Mar 27
Hernandez's fiancee takes stand in murder case; juror leaves

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday shortly after the judge overseeing the case dismissed a juror for personal reasons.

Mar 27
Juror dismissed in murder trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The judge overseeing the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has dismissed a juror for personal reasons.