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Dec 20
Historical park established in Blackstone Valley

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Blackstone River Valley is the newest national historical park.

Dec 20
Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK in 1961

BOSTON (AP) - The Kennedy Presidential Library wants to remind the world that not even the threat of thermonuclear conflict can stop Santa Claus from making his rounds.

Dec 20
Man charged with cocaine and heroin trafficking

BOSTON (AP) - A Springfield man has been arrested and charged with drug trafficking after law enforcement officers seized more than 10 pounds of pure cocaine and 2,700 bags of heroin from his home.

Dec 20
Mass. things to know: Pardons, punked by POTUS

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Marathon bombing suspect returned to court for the first time in a year and a half, 14 people were indicted for their roles in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak, and a court overturned taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery for a convicted murderer.

Dec 20
3 deacons in Worcester Diocese to be ordained

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Three seminarians of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester are taking a step closer to the priesthood.

Dec 19
Revere actress portrays Revolutionary characters

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - A suffragette rejected by peers when she married. A Hollywood temptress and inventor. The first woman in the American military. Revere actress Judith Kalaora said she is drawn to characters who seem conflicted about society's gender roles.

Dec 19
Teen's journeys earn him 'Traveler of Year' honor

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) - On a July evening in 2012, Joe Foley stepped off the Amtrak Acela in Washington, D.C., and into pure freedom. He was 16 and on his own. Parents and teachers were hundreds of miles away.

Dec 19
Playing Patriots still special for Ryan, Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Rex Ryan still isn't backing down.