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BOSTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency employees from New England are planning a march and rally in Boston to protest federal budget cuts proposed for the agency. Engineer, scientists, lawyers and others who work for the EPA will march from the EPA office past the State House to the...
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say two canoers spotted a man’s body in the Taunton River. Taunton police say the body was discovered around 7:40 p.m. Saturday. The body had become snagged in debris near the East Water Street boat ramp. Divers recovered the body. Police believe...
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say passengers on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus intervened when the driver was stabbed multiple times. Transit police say a man began attacking the driver without provocation around 11:40 p.m. Saturday in Lynn. The bus driver was stabbed twice in...
 MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts education officials are getting an update on the state’s worst-performing school districts. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is scheduled to hear progress reports Monday at Malden headquarters from the receivers of the Lawrence, Holyoke...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill. Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes out Tuesday. It...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help. In a jailhouse interview on Saturday, Richard Rojas told the New York Post (http://nyp.st/2rDrfDD ) that he...
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is dedicating its new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp at a ceremony at Walden Pond, where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist spent two years in solitude and reflection. Writer of “Walden” and “Civil Disobedience,” Thoreau is being...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. David Mayorquin and his father, Ramon Torres Mayorquin...
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey advised Smith College graduates to seek fulfillment by serving others and live with intention during the school’s commencement Sunday. The author, actress and former talk show host addressed more than 600 graduates at the ceremony in Northampton,...
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is replacing CEO Mark Fields amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, according to a person familiar with the situation. CEO Mark Fields is retiring at age 56 after 28 years at the company, says this person, who spoke on condition of...

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