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New England police trooper's widow urges 'no' vote on legalizing marijuana

BOSTON (AP) — The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making...
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Oct 24, 2016 8:45 PM

Police arrest tree for blocking traffic - OK, it was a guy dressed as a tree

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine. They say...
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Oct 23, 2016 8:13 PM

Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade

BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday as they peacefully paraded around...
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Oct 21, 2016 9:18 PM

Police arrest 35 suspected members of Long Island gang

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Police have arrested 35 suspected members of a Long Island gang days after the skeletal remains of a...
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Oct 21, 2016 1:39 PM

Group of hooded thieves make off with $13,000 worth of iPhones from mall in New England

NATICK, Mass. — A group of seven people wearing hooded sweatshirts stole $13,000 worth of iPhones Wednesday. Police say the group...
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Oct 20, 2016 8:17 AM

Boston's iconic Citgo sign may receive protection

BOSTON (AP) - The iconic Citgo sign in Boston's Kenmore Square would be more likely to stay under protections being sought by...
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Oct 20, 2016 7:19 AM

13-year-old New England boy shot by stray bullet while in bed

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - Police say a 13-year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet while he was lying in bed inside...
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Oct 19, 2016 7:47 PM

Patriots' game plan for Steelers won't change with or without Big Ben

FOXBORO, Mass. - The New England Patriots are about to begin three weeks away from Gillette Stadium, starting with what will likely...
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Oct 19, 2016 12:58 PM

Text message phishing scam targeting New England seniors

Seniors be warned of a new text message phishing scam. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee...
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Oct 17, 2016 11:20 AM

Lake Sunapee Bank to trim jobs in NH after expected January acquisition

An impending bank merger means a number of employees will lost their jobs beginning in January. Bar Harbor Bankshares acquired Sunapee...
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Oct 17, 2016 11:09 AM

Massachusetts woman tries to flee Merrimack police, faces charges

A Lowell, Massachusetts woman is facing several charges in Merrimack after police pulled her over for a traffic violation Saturday. Police...
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Oct 17, 2016 11:03 AM

Maine looks to Berlin's model of ATV hub for economic boost

A north country city's embrace of ATV riders has caught the eye of a Maine town looking for an economic revival. ...
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Oct 17, 2016 9:50 AM

Super-potent elephant tranquilizer suspected in New England overdose

First responders said they had to use five doses of Narcan to revive a man in York, Maine over the weekend who...
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Oct 17, 2016 7:46 AM

Salem man can face perjury charge tied to 1969 murder of 15-year-old boy

BOSTON (AP) - A state appeals court has ruled that a New Hampshire man cleared of murder in the 1969 slaying of...
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Oct 16, 2016 9:30 PM

Brady: Patriots still learning 'what the team is made of' as they earn fifth win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady led the Patriots to a 35-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, contributing the win partly to the...
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Oct 14, 2016 5:28 PM

Man accused of overcrowding, illegally keeping deer as pet

SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man is accused of numerous housing and code violations and illegally keeping a deer as...
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Oct 14, 2016 4:38 PM

Man charged with stealing $160,000 worth of Jamaican cheese

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been charged with stealing more than $160,000 worth of Jamaican cheese. Prosecutors said...
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Oct 14, 2016 3:56 PM

Many young adults are without retirement savings, according to recent poll

Almost half of young adults age 18 to 30 have no retirement savings at all. Forty-eight percent of young adults in...
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Oct 13, 2016 11:10 AM

Lawyer says actions of Mass. trooper seen beating NH chase suspect were justified

NASHUA- An attorney representing a Massachusetts State Trooper has told a New Hampshire court that because his client was an on-duty police...