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BOSTON (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has inched up a penny in the past week to an average of $2.17. AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular in Massachusetts remains 12 cents per gallon below the national average, but it’s still 21 cents higher per gallon...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man dubbed the “Incognito Bandit” has been arrested and charged with bank robbery as he tried to board a flight to South Africa from Virginia. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts said 36-year-old Albert Taderera was arrested Friday evening at Dulles...
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Thomas McGee wants to run for mayor of Lynn in November. McGee tells The Item of Lynn he’s looking forward to building a vision for the North Shore city of about 90,000 residents. The veteran lawmaker has taken out papers to run. Republican Mayor Judith...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Springfield teacher lauded for his work with at-risk youth is facing animal cruelty charges, but his lawyer says the allegations are unfounded. Stefan Davis and his wife pleaded not guilty earlier this month and were released on personal recognizance. The Republican...
BOSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is criticizing the Republican Trump administration’s promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned cities Monday they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. He...
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Environmental authorities in Massachusetts are donating lobsters seized from an illegal harvest to homeless veterans. Massachusetts Environmental Police say they found the lobsters during an inspection of an offshore trawler in New Bedford on Sunday. Police say they...
BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militants alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. The human rights group’s...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state’s unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period. The...
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — Animal rescuers have saved 10 of 12 dolphins that were stranded along the Massachusetts shoreline. The Boston Globe reports the stranding in Duxbury was reported around 5 p.m. Sunday. Six dolphins were able to get back into the water as the tide rose. Rescuers managed to...
NEW YORK (AP) — The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street’s famed “Charging Bull” through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday, the mayor said. She’s “standing up to fear, standing up to power, being able to find in yourself the strength...

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