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N.H. Teen Home After 9 Months Missing

July 21, 2014

Abigail Hernandez, a 15-year-old girl who disappeared while on her way home from school last October is safely home with her family, the state attorney general announced today.

Aaron Hernandez Protests Airing Of Court Chats

July 21, 2014

Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez are protesting the broadcasting of chats Hernandez had with his defense team during courtroom hearings.

Watch: Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts Receives Medal Of Honor

July 21, 2014

A New Hampshire veteran who continued to fight after being wounded in one of Afghanistan’s bloodiest battles will receive the Medal of Honor at the White House Monday afternoon.

Boston Bombing Suspect’s Friend Guilty Of Impeding Investigation

July 21, 2014
In this courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, left, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is depicted listening to testimony by FBI Special Agent Phil Christiana, right. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

Prosecutors say Azamat Tazhayakov agreed with a friend’s plan to remove Tsarnaev’s backpack from his dorm room a few days after the bombing.

Mass. Gas Prices Drop A Nickel

July 21, 2014

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the cost of a gallon of self-serve regular has dropped 5 cents to an average of $3.62.

Boston Police Investigate Fatal South End Shooting

July 21, 2014

Boston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male victim in the city’s South End neighborhood.

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod A Boon For Tourism

July 21, 2014
Vacationer Mark McCurdy, of Everett, examines shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar in Chatham, Mass. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs as residents and tourists seek a glimpse of the offshore predators -- or purchase their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (Steven Senne/AP)

Shark T-shirts are everywhere, “Jaws” has been playing in local theaters and boat tours are taking more tourists out to see the huge seal population that keeps the sharks coming.

Report: Obama Visit To Worcester Cost City $186,000

July 21, 2014

President Barack Obama’s visit to Worcester to deliver a high school commencement address last month cost the city about $186,000, mostly for security.

Market Basket Workers Fired Amid Protests

July 21, 2014
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Hundreds of employees and others loyal to the chain’s ousted CEO arrived at a rally in Tewksbury by the bus load Monday morning, a day after the company made good on promises to fire employees who skipped work to attend an earlier rally.

Forecast: Mostly Sunny, Temperate Day Ahead

July 21, 2014

This week Boston has a chance to reach 90 on Wednesday.

UMass To Open New Facility In Downtown Boston

July 20, 2014

University officials say those classes will serve people who work in the city and want to continue their education.

Hot Air Balloon Crash Injures Passengers

July 20, 2014

A hot air balloon struck a power line as it crashed into a residential area in a Massachusetts neighborhood Saturday night.

Wampanoag Chief Has Mixed Feelings On Casino Bid

July 20, 2014

The tribe’s chief, 92-year-old Vernon “Silent Drum” Lopez, said he is awed by how far the tribe has come since the days of his youth, but he has mixed feelings about a potential next step: a $500 million casino resort that the tribe is proposing to build in Taunton.

Red Sox Slip Past Royals Again, 2-1

July 20, 2014

Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven solid innings and Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals Saturday night.

Gov. Patrick Continues To Raise Money For His PAC

July 19, 2014

During the past three months, Patrick raised more than $127,000 for his Together PAC. The year-to-date total tops $220,000.

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