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Today is Saturday, April 29, the 119th day of 2017. There are 246 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 29, 1992, a jury in Simi Valley, California, acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King...
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that “the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end.” Trump, the first sitting president to address the group’s...
TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is proposing to eliminate 2,300 jobs as part of a plan to cut more than a quarter of the State Department’s budget for the next fiscal year, officials said Friday. The plan will almost certainly meet resistance from lawmakers opposing President...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five hundred Rhode Island residents have received duplicate tax refund checks totaling $364,000. A state official says human error is to blame. The checks were sent in a group of refunds mailed Friday. The checks people received are identical, but only one of the two...
BOSTON (AP) — One of Boston’s most prestigious teaching hospitals is offering voluntary buyouts to 1,600 employees as a way to rein in costs during a period of uncertainty in the health care business. Brigham and Women’s Hospital said Thursday the hospital is offering buyouts because expenses...
BOSTON (AP) — A cable news station has apologized for accompanying a story on police stops of minorities with a graphic that included the term “colored people.” New England Cable News used the graphic Wednesday to go with a story based on a review by The Associated Press of the rate at which...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts postmaster has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing more than $30,000 in government funds. The Telegram & Gazette reports that 36-year-old Carlitos Molina converted 65 post office money orders into cash for himself in 2015. Federal...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with injuring his 3-month-old baby by shaking him has been ruled dangerous by a judge and held without bail. The Telegram & Gazette reports that 34-year-old Joseph Page, of Worcester, will remain in jail for 120 days while awaiting trial on...
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy has received an “Outstanding Citizen Award” for turning in $2,000 in cash he found in a bank bag lost by a restaurant employee. Jasper Dopman, of Arlington, was walking with his father, Erik Dopman, on April 18 when he spotted a cloth bag on...

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