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Today at 01:51PM
Mail workers appeal to Harvard president

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The postal workers' union wants Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service that offers services in some stores or resign her seat on the office supply chain's board.

Today at 01:45PM
Another injury puts pressure on Patriots defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The "next man up" approach will be tested again after another injury to a key defender for the New England Patriots.

Today at 01:28PM
No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev friend

BOSTON (AP) - A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Today at 01:26PM
Judge dismisses Coakley federal housing lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - A federal court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Martha Coakley against the Federal Housing Finance Agency and mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Today at 01:22PM
Suspect surrenders in 1 weekend Chelsea slaying

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect wanted in one of two unrelated fatal weekend shootings in Chelsea has turned himself in.

Today at 12:33PM
Back to the Garden for Boston college hoops teams

BOSTON (AP) - Six Boston-area college basketball teams are coming back to the TD Garden for the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader.

Oct 21
Church official pleads guilty in looting case

BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston church official who claimed in an autobiography that he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges that he looted his church's assets.

Oct 21
Despite problems, Patriots have won 3 straight

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - A three-day break gave the New England Patriots time to savor three straight wins.

Oct 21
Massachusetts fire that killed 2 boys was accident

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts fire marshal says an apartment fire that killed two boys was an accident caused by an electrical wiring failure.

Oct 21
Legal petition seeks NY ban on outdated rail cars

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of environmental groups and city residents filed a legal petition on Tuesday seeking a ban on older model rail tanker cars carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota to the Port of Albany, citing their history of rupturing and exploding in a series of catastrophic derailments.

Oct 21
FairPoint accuses striking workers of intimidation

A nor'easter that arrived Tuesday could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with driving rain and strong wind gusts possibly causing service disruptions as more than 1,700 workers remain on strike.

Oct 21
Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

CHICAGO (AP) - Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found.

Oct 21
Baker, Coakley to face off in gubernatorial debate

BOSTON (AP) - Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker sparred on jobs, schools and services for families and children during a televised gubernatorial debate Tuesday in Massachusetts.

Oct 21
Hernandez on track for May trial in double killing

BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May trial on two murder charges.

Oct 21
Hernandez lawyers in court in double slaying

BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez remains on track for a May 2015 trial in Boston on two murder charges.