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A look at microbrewery laws being considered nationwide

Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts:

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Man who sued Aaron Hernandez due to testify in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida is due to take the stand in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial.

Mar 31
Disabled Canadian ship's crewmen jump to Coast Guard boats

BOSTON (AP) - Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.

Mar 31
Lucic's late goal helps Bruins beat Panthers, 3-2

BOSTON (AP) - The only thing more critical than winning for the Boston Bruins was doing it in regulation.

Mar 31
Panthers-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Boston, Eriksson 20 (Soderberg), 16:57. Penalties_Pirri, Fla (slashing), 9:51; McQuaid, Bos (interference), 16:13; B.Campbell, Fla (tripping), 16:43.

Mar 31
Swihart keys 9th-inning rally as Red Sox beat Rays 11-8

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in Boston's nine-run ninth inning Tuesday and the Red Sox beat a Tampa Bay Rays split squad 11-8.

Mar 31
Peabody man charged in ex-wife's death arraigned in hospital

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - A Peabody man charged with killing his ex-wife was held without bail at his arraignment in a hospital room.

Mar 31
Maine skilled nursing facility agrees to pay $1.2M to feds

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

Mar 31
Weather delays USS Constitution's restoration project

BOSTON (AP) - Even the planned three-year restoration project of the USS Constitution was affected by this winter's record-setting snowfall in the Boston area.

Mar 31
Man sent to prison for fake emergency calls to dispatchers

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for making several false emergency calls to Connecticut dispatchers.

Mar 31
Ex-nursing home worker convicted of assault on patient

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former Berkshire County nursing home employee charged with sexually assaulting a bedridden patient under his care has been convicted of two charges, but acquitted of the most serious charge he faced.

Mar 31
8-year-old girl only witness in stabbing death of father

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old girl is the only witness in the weekend stabbing death of her father in Worcester.

Mar 30
Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

Mar 30
Committee will study ways to close wage gap in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts should be a national leader in narrowing the wage gap between men and women in the workforce, state Treasurer Deb Goldberg said Tuesday in announcing the creation of a new statewide advisory committee to devise strategies for improving wage equality.

Mar 30
Tsarnaev's lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokhar Tsarnaev started their case by trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

Mar 30
NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

NEW YORK (AP) - It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking.

Mar 30
Red Sox's Napoli spurs 7-run inning with broken-bat homer

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 5 2-3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Mar 30
Marathon bombing jurors see autopsy photos, prosecutors rest

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.

Mar 30
Bradley scores 30, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Avery Bradley says despite a season of ups and downs, he never stopped believing the Boston Celtics were a playoff team.