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Today at 04:54PM
State: Massachusetts school kids can't use cleaning wipes

LYNNFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts agency has told an elementary school to stop having children use disinfectant wipes to clean their classrooms desks and cafeteria tables, after a parent expressed concern about students being exposed to cleaning chemicals.

Today at 03:33PM
Red Sox call up Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A.

Today at 03:21PM
Animal protection group: suspected dog flu in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - A Boston-based animal protection group says it's preparing for a possible influx of canine influenza after a terrier in Massachusetts came down with symptoms resembling those of a dog flu strain that has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest.

May 21
Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed church

BOSTON (AP) - For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary.

May 21
NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil.

May 21
Judge: Convicted killer Aaron Hernandez can't sell Hummer

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A judge has extended a restraining order barring former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was recently convicted of murder, from selling his 2005 Hummer and keeping the money.

May 21
Man convicted of setting up wife's killing sentenced to life

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - A New York City man convicted of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they were on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

May 21
Pork found at Holocaust memorial prompts hate crime probe

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Police say they are investigating a possible hate crime after someone desecrated a Holocaust memorial in eastern Massachusetts with chunks of pork.

May 21
Aaron Hernandez sports neck tattoo at latest court hearing

BOSTON (AP) - Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, sporting a new neck tattoo while making his first court appearance since being sentenced to life in prison for murder, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a charge he tried to silence a witness in a separate double murder case by shooting him in the face.

May 21
Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

BOSTON (AP) - The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games.

May 21
Connecticut casino bill now faces uncertain path

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Legislation creating a two-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino in Connecticut faces a vote in the state House of Representatives, but the level of support in that chamber remains unclear.