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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has died. He was 72.Danielle Santos Da Silva said Monday that her father died from a suspected heart …
Hockey players are conditioned to think that winning the Stanley Cup means going through the best teams to be the best team.That doesn't mean they are blind to some of the inequalities of the NHL's current divisional playoff format. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal government group that seeks to keep whales safe from threats is meeting in Rhode Island this week to try to find solutions to save the North Atlantic right whale.The right whales are among the rarest marine mammals, numbering about 411. Atlantic Large Whale …
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If there was a silver lining for Indiana fans after the Pacers were the first team to be bounced from the 2019 NBA playoffs, it's this: They won't have to watch any more first-round games.For that, they should be thankful.Drama is in very short supply so far in these …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Boston Celtics proved they could be every bit as physical as the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs.They may need to be even tougher for the rest of the postseason.After delivering the knockout blow to the Pacers with a first-round sweep, the Celtics …
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Two people who died in a weekend car crash on Interstate 95 in Rhode Island have been publicly identified as Boston residents.Rhode Island State Police on Monday said 24-year-old Romario Cameron and 25-year-old Johny Goyau, both of Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood, died …
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian who was hit by a passenger train in Maine has died.Biddeford Police said a southbound Amtrak train struck a 42-year-old man who was walking on the tracks in Biddeford late Sunday afternoon. The man's name has not been released, pending …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling …
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House.The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran made the announcement Monday."I'm here to tell you and to tell America that I'm running for president of the United States," Moulton said on …
Hold off — for now — on the panic in Boston.The Red Sox are indeed off to a poor start in defense of their World Series title. They have a 9-13 record and baseball's third-worst run differential. But after sweeping a three-game series with first-place Tampa Bay, Boston has avoided …
BOSTON (AP) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties.The company said the agreement ends employee …
TORONTO (AP) — Facing elimination, Boston didn't panic when it fell behind halfway through the first period. The Bruins kept their focus, quickly tied it and took the lead, and then held off the Toronto Maple Leafs to force a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.Brad Marchand had two …
BOSTON (AP) — Stop & Shop reaches tentative agreement with striking supermarket workers.
ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox.Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa …
BOSTON (AP) — An official says 16 passengers reported feeling ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston.Boston Emergency Medical Services' Twitter page says 13 of the ill passengers were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after the plane landed.Massachusetts Port Authority …
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday.Rafael Devers singled off Jose Alvarado (0-2) to start the 11th and went to …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris took care of some housecleaning Sunday.They dusted off their 3-point shooting touch in time to help the Boston Celtics complete a clean sweep.Hayward scored 20 points, Morris added 18 and the duo combined for five 3s over the final …
HOPEDALE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man shot by police after authorities say he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife is in serious condition.Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said 61-year-old Harvey Bennett Hubbard was shot twice in the abdomen Friday night.A …
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has scheduled debate on a proposal that would allow an individual to list a non-binary gender designation on their driver's license.The bill on the calendar for a Senate session on Thursday would provide a choice of listing gender as "X'' instead of …
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts will receive $61 million in federal funding to support local AmeriCorps programs.Members of the state's congressional delegation announced the grants this week, which were awarded to 26 organizations based in Massachusetts and will support more than 6,600 …

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