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Today at 05:59PM
3 shot in car in Boston neighborhood; 2 critically injured

BOSTON (AP) - Boston police say a brother and sister have been critically wounded, and a woman with them less seriously hurt, when they were shot as they sat in a car outside a housing complex.

Today at 05:48PM
Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild

TORONTO (AP) - The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.

Today at 05:29PM
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee asks court to change her surname

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The fiancee of imprisoned ex-New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has petitioned a Rhode Island court to add the surname Hernandez to her name, matching their daughter's name.

Today at 05:11PM
Massachusetts officials praise move by Obama on power plants

BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's decision to mandate steeper greenhouse gas cuts from power plants may be running into opposition in some states, but in Massachusetts fellow Democrats are hailing the move.

Today at 05:11PM
State seeks to dismiss Boston's lawsuit against Wynn casino

BOSTON (AP) - State gambling regulators want a judge to dismiss Boston's lawsuit challenging the award of a casino license to casino operator Wynn, saying the decision is not subject to judicial review and the city's challenge comes too late.

Today at 03:59PM
Fire destroys winery, 4,000 gallons of wine at historic farm

CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) - Fire investigators on Monday sifted through the rubble of a farm winery after a massive blaze destroyed it and 4,000 gallons of wine.

Today at 03:59PM
Massachusetts's Race Horse Development Fund

BOSTON (AP) - Like 16 other states in the nation, Massachusetts designates a percentage of gambling revenues generated at its casinos to support its flagging horse racing industry. Here's a snapshot of the Race Horse Development Fund as of July 18, 2015, the most recent data available:

Today at 03:05PM
Boston Symphony Orchestra extends music director's contract

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Symphony Orchestra said Monday it was extending the contract of Andris Nelsons, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century.

Today at 02:47PM
State fund grows as horse industry continues to languish

PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts' horse racing industry is flush with casino cash. The only problem? There isn't much of a local industry to speak of.

Aug 2
Wild mustangs gear up for big competition

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - For three months, three women from the Merrimack Valley and New Hampshire have been working to train wild mustangs given to them as a part of a nationwide program.

Aug 2
Rays LHP Moore demoted after rough outing

BOSTON (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays have decided the minors would be the best place for left-hander Matt Moore to continue his return from Tommy John surgery.

Aug 2
Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast

Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current production and proposals to bring more Canadian power to the region:

Aug 2
Buses to temporarily replace some Amtrak trains

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Some passengers riding Amtrak between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts, may soon need to switch to a bus for part of their trip.

Aug 2
Boston to host fourth annual seafood festival

BOSTON (AP) - A celebrity chef "Seafood Throwdown," an oyster-shucking contest and an all-day lobster bake will be featured at the fourth annual Boston Seafood Festival.

Aug 2
Lawmakers seek gender diversity on corporate boards

BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers are calling on corporations in Massachusetts to add more women to their governing boards.

Aug 2
Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.

Aug 2
New Bedford police say 24-year-old man found shot dead

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities in New Bedford are investigating an overnight fatal shooting.

Aug 2
Massachusetts man dead after motorcycle-truck crash

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police are asking for the public's help about events leading up to a fatal collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck in Concord.