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Apr 16
Little government response to bombing a year later

BOSTON (AP) - A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.

Apr 16
US troops in Afghanistan hosting 'shadow' marathon

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) - The Fort Drum-based 10th Mountain Division will host what will be the last Boston Marathon "shadow run" to be held at Bagram air base in Afghanistan.

Apr 16
Grossman to debate head of Massachusetts gun lobby

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman is planning to face off against the head of the state's gun lobby in a debate over proposed changes in gun laws.

Apr 16
Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

CHICAGO (AP) - The White Sox bullpen provided one opportunity after another.

Apr 16
Mass. man faces heroin trafficking charge

ATHOL, Mass. (AP) - A Lawrence man has been arrested by members of the Northwestern Anti-Crime Task Force after police caught him attempting to deliver heroin in Athol.

Apr 16
Dad: Wyoming volunteer committed to helping others

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming woman found dead on a church service trip to Nicaragua was an EMT and skiing instructor who had always been committed to helping other people, her father said.

Apr 16
Lynnfield man gets 10 years for raping relative

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A 75-year-old Lynnfield man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for raping a teenage relative, a case the victim said tore the family apart.

Apr 16
State police: 2 dead in Mass Pike crash

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died in a crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Framingham.

Apr 16
Brewster man gets 2 A years for burning church

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - A Brewster man with a history of mental illness and substance abuse problems has been sentenced to 2 A years in prison for burning down a Cape Cod church.

Apr 16
Man charged with marathon hoax in court

BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack with a rice cooker inside is scheduled to appear in court.

Apr 16
Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

BOSTON (AP) - A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Apr 16
Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail

BOSTON (AP) - The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance.

Apr 16
Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

BOSTON (AP) - The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.

Apr 16
MGH doctors agree to $4.5M settlement

BOSTON (AP) - Two Massachusetts General Hospital doctors have agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle a malpractice lawsuit brought by the family of a Plymouth woman died at the hospital.

Apr 16
Boston doctors agree to $4.5M settlement

BOSTON (AP) - Two Massachusetts General Hospital doctors have agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle a malpractice lawsuit brought by the family of a Plymouth woman who died at the hospital.

Apr 16
Turners Falls man acquitted of shooting

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Turners Falls man has been cleared of all charges in the 2012 shooting of his girlfriend's nephew.