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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.

Mar 28
Nebraska-Omaha beats Harvard 4-1 NCAA Midwest Regional

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Ryan Massa made 33 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Harvard 4-1 on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Mar 28
Boston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast Regional

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Getting sent home from the NCAA Tournament rarely is a good thing.

Mar 28
Denver beats Boston College 5-2 in NCAA hockey

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Grant Arnold scored twice and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist to help Denver beat Boston College 5-2 on Saturday in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was drunk before the slaying

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday, telling the jury that he was drunk in the hours before the slaying of her sister's boyfriend.

Mar 27
North Andover woman gets 6 months in jail for $1.7M theft

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A North Andover woman has been sentenced to 6 months in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $1.7 million from her employer.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was intoxicated before slaying

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday, telling the jury that he was intoxicated in the hours before the slaying of her sister's boyfriend.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was intoxicated before killing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that he was intoxicated in the hours before the killing of her sister's boyfriend.

Mar 27
Report: Outside groups spent more than candidates in 2014

BOSTON (AP) - Outside political action committees raised and spent more on last year's race for governor than the candidates themselves, according to a new report from the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

Mar 27
White House: Chemical safety board head resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is operating without a permanent leader. Its chairman has been forced to resign, following accusations of mismanagement.

Mar 27
Police make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held.

Mar 27
Report: Glitch cuts off food stamp benefits for some

BOSTON (AP) - Efforts to modernize the state's food stamp program and weed out fraud have left thousands of eligible residents without benefits, according to advocates for the poor.

Mar 27
Police make arrest in courthouse bomb threat

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held.

Mar 27
Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A chairlift company is warning U.S. ski resorts to check about 170 lifts for potential problems after engineers announced that a design flaw likely contributed to a weekend accident that injured seven skiers in Maine.

Mar 27
David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame."