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  • Three dead after Amtrak train hits truck in Massachusetts

    Three people were killed late Sunday in Massachusetts after a high-speed Amtrak train heading from Washington, D.C., to Boston slammed into a truck on the track, officials said. Passengers were taken off the train following the crash and fire...
  • Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name

    Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name
    Daniel Snyder is younger, more lucid and owns a more valuable sports franchise than Donald Sterling. But in this way the two egocentric billionaires from opposite coasts are very much alike: They are used to getting their way, recoil when they might not...
  • Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote

    Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote
    The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston. At the least, the decision delays the start of...
  • Several hospitalized after incident at Avicii show in Boston

    Numerous people were hospitalized Wednesday night in Boston following an incident at TD Garden arena during a show by the popular DJ Avicii.  According to the Associated Press, 36 people were taken to a hospital and up to 50 others were treated or...
  • Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box

    Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shuffled the deck in New England public affairs Tuesday when it ruled that there shall be a referendum in the Bay State this fall on legalizing state licensed casinos. This was good news on many counts. The...
  • Film Review: 'Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger'

    If access is a documentary filmmaker's best friend, Joe Berlinger must have felt awfully lonely during the making of "Whitey," which chronicles the arrest and trial of the infamous Boston crime boss James Joseph Bulger, Jr. Unlike the unfettered access to...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber

    Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber
    Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts. Federal prosecutors contend that...
  • Johnny Depp's Whitey Bulger Movie Set for Sept. 18, 2015

    Warner Bros. has set a Sept. 18, 2015 release date for its untitled Whitey Bulger biopic starring Johnny Depp. The movie has been shooting in Boston with Scott Cooper directing a cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons ("...
  • Mohegan Sun Applies To Build $550 Million Catskills Casino

    Mohegan Sun Applies To Build $550 Million Catskills Casino
    The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority filed its application Monday to build a $550 million casino in the Catskills at the former Concord Resort Hotel in Thompson, N.Y. The project calls for a 252-room hotel; performance venues for music, comedy and...
  • Licking (but not eating) magazines shouldn't hurt your cat

    Licking (but not eating) magazines shouldn't hurt your cat
    NEW ORLEANS, LA. -- These cat questions were answered by Winn Feline Foundation board members attending the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium here on June 26. The foundation is a non-profit that supports funding for cat health studies. Much of...
  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late
    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities. But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...