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SALISBURY, Mass. (AP) — A pair of skinny-dippers gave a wedding reception at a scenic Massachusetts restaurant more of a view than expected. Zachary Tomko tells WHDH-TV he didn’t realize there was a restaurant nearby when he and Holly O’Neil jumped naked into the water at Salisbury Beach on...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge was considering Wednesday whether an 18-year-old accused of filming the suicide of a high school classmate should stand trial on murder charges after prosecutors said he bought a rope and helped the girl tie a noose before she hanged herself. Both sides gave...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts fishing magnate known as The Codfather who was convicted of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal must forfeit four boats and 34 fishing permits. A federal judge’s order came Wednesday in Carlos Rafael’s case. Rafael pleaded guilty to charges...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Walmart has been closed after officials responded to reports of a bomb threat. Dennis Leger of the Springfield Fire Department says calls to the Springfield Walmart came in around 7:30 Wednesday night. The building was evacuated and the Arson &...
CAMRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has begun a campaign to covertly plant tulip bulbs around Boston. Amy Sterling tells the Boston Globe her “Boston Tulip Takeover” began when she and her husband decided in a moment of spontaneity to plant leftover bulbs from a home gardening project...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston University and nearby Wheelock College have finalized a merger. Under the deal announced Wednesday, all Wheelock’s assets and liabilities will be transferred to BU next June. The Boston Globe reports that under the merger, BU’s School of Education will join Wheelock’s...
In this Monday, May 29, 2017 file photo, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts salute during a Memorial Day ceremony in Linden, Mich. On Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved welcoming girls into its Cub Scout program and delivering a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.
NEW YORK (AP) — In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for older girls based on the Boy Scout curriculum that enables them to aspire to the coveted Eagle Scout rank. Founded in 1910 and...
In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, photo, a man looks at the interior of a fully-loaded F-450 Super Duty Limited, the biggest version of the Ford F-Series, on display at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. America's favorite luxury vehicle is a pickup truck. Buyers are increasingly outfitting their pickups with all the comforts of luxury cars, from heated and cooled seats to backup cameras to panoramic glass roofs. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
DETROIT (AP) — Heated and cooled seats. Backup cameras. Panoramic glass roofs. Not exactly what springs to mind when you think of a pickup. But that’s what American truck buyers increasingly want, spending an average of $46,844 on a pickup, according to Kelley Blue Book. That’s more than the...
Playing cards featuring unsolved and unidentified homicides or missing person cases are displayed at Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. AP Photo/Ken Miller
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve killings and other cold cases by selling playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The first in a planned series of decks is already on sale for $1.42 at six of the state’s lockups, and a second deck is already being planned...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the international accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the best way to counter Tehran’s malign behavior in the...

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