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