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Fiancee says she discarded box at Aaron Hernandez's request

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified in his murder trial Monday that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying but never looked inside before she dumped it in a random trash bin.

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Boston transit system gets advice from 'peer' cities

BOSTON (AP) - Transit officials from other cold-weather cities are offering advice to Boston on how to deal with some of the problems that crippled its system during a record-setting winter.

Mar 29
Students urging greater investment in state universities

BOSTON (AP) - Public university students will gather in Boston this week to press lawmakers for a greater investment in Massachusetts' nine state universities.

Mar 29
Stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of 2015

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A 25-year-old man stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of the year.

Mar 29
2 vie in House race to succeed rep who joined Baker

BOSTON (AP) - An upcoming special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives has drawn the attention of Gov. Charlie Baker among others.

Mar 29
Institute honoring the late Sen. Kennedy to open in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Before his death from brain cancer in 2009, close family members said U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy insisted a building that would one day bear his name be less about his own legacy and more about the institution he loved and toiled in for more than half his life.

Mar 29
Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?

Mar 29
Decorated Boston cop still critical after being shot in face

BOSTON (AP) - A decorated Boston police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the face by a man he and other gang unit officers had stopped in car.

Mar 29
Fishermen to discuss future of Maine shrimp fishery

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Fishery regulators are holding a public hearing in Portland to discuss the future of New England's closed Maine shrimp fishery.

Mar 29
Oversight hearing to examine winter transportation woes

BOSTON (AP) - The snow is melting and public transportation is returning to full service. But the investigations into the massive breakdowns that plagued the MBTA during a record-setting stretch of winter weather are continuing.

Mar 29
New England takes on ocean pollution, state by state

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A group of state legislators in New England want to form a multi-state pact to counter increasing ocean acidity along the East Coast, a problem they believe will endanger multi-million dollar fishing industries if left unchecked.

Mar 28
Vietnam anniversary stirs veteran's memories of lost friends

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - As veterans of the Vietnam War recall the beginning of the ground war there 50 years ago, local Marine veteran Daniel M. Walsh III said memories of conflict and lost platoon members have been flooding back to him.

Mar 28
Teen rifle shooter has sights set on Olympic Games

FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - Apponequet sophomore Maggie Flanders has a shot at Olympic glory.

Mar 28
North Dakota tops St. Cloud State to reach Frozen Four

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's career leader in saves percentage and goals-against average led his team to the NCAA West Regional hockey championship and showed the opposing coach that he's about more than numbers.