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Today at 06:04AM
Pats cheerleader also a UConn dean's list student

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Alyssa Merkle is taking a few days off from classes at UConn to cheer on her New England Patriots.

Today at 06:01AM
Liberals still hoping to draft Warren into White House run

BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly said she's not running for president in 2016, but that isn't discouraging her most ardent supporters.

Today at 12:42AM
Imagine Dragons' bassist: Don't make Seahawks the hero

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl - he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.

Jan 30
Pats backup QB Garoppolo helps defense prepare for Wilson

PHOENIX (AP) - A rookie who probably won't play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Patriots win it.

Jan 30
Mitt Romney bows out of 2016 race after a 3-week test run

WASHINGTON (AP) - He insists he could win, but Mitt Romney has stepped out of the 2016 presidential contest in favor of the "next generation of Republican leaders" following a three-week fact-finding effort that revealed significant resistance to a third campaign.

Jan 30
Providence and Seattle mayors to make Super Bowl bet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Boston's mayor didn't want to ante up, but Providence's mayor is all in.

Jan 30
Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald's casket

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday.

Jan 30
Goodell: Pats could be penalized even if no competitive edge

PHOENIX (AP) - Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship game.

Jan 30
Joan Agudelo returns to New England Revolution

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Juan Agudelo has returned to the New England Revolution after a one-year absence.

Jan 30
Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case says they must leave the room if his name is mentioned.

Jan 30
Carroll says decision is Sherman's if baby arrives early

PHOENIX (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than expected.

Jan 30
Regulators reject addition of river herring to fishing plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - In a decision lauded by state regulators and decried by environmentalists, federal regulators ruled this week that a plan to extend conservation efforts to river herring is not necessary at this time.

Jan 30
Prospective juror has sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites young age

BOSTON (AP) - Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the attack that would make it difficult to be objective.

Jan 30
Potential juror expresses sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites youth

BOSTON (AP) - One prospective juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has expressed sympathy for Tsarnaev and said she could not sentence him to death.

Jan 30
Deadline to apply for last state casino license on Friday

BOSTON (AP) - A gambling company looking to develop a resort at the Brockton Fairgrounds has applied for the final casino license in Massachusetts.