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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Natural gas is leaking through unplugged abandoned wells that have penetrated a massive underground storage field in Kansas, creating a public safety hazard amid a dispute over who is responsible for fixing the problem, regulatory filings show. Northern Natural Gas Co.,...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. While the danger from the deadliest...
BOSTON (AP) — The Republican field of challengers to Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is firming up. On Saturday Beth Lindstrom, a Groton resident and one-time aide to former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, formally announced her candidacy. Lindstrom said she will work with President...
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a former Massachusetts high school career counselor has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said 33-year-old Jenna Tarabelsi was convicted Friday of two counts of rape of a child. Tarabelsi is...
BOSTON (AP) — Robots are taking over Boston’s City Hall Plaza — and no, that’s not a political statement. More than two dozen robots will be displayed in action for the public at an event that’s being billed as a “robot block party.” Sunday morning’s free gathering springs from a partnership...
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — An attorney for a $1 million lottery winner accused of trying to steal $80 worth of lipstick from a New Hampshire department store says she will appeal her conviction. Attorney Patrick Arnold tells the Eagle Tribune the accusation against Yokatia Rodriguez stems from a “...
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A 65-year-old woman has died when she was thrown from her SUV after it collided with another vehicle and rolled over on Route 3 in Weymouth. Massachusetts State Police say the crash happened Sunday afternoon near Exit 16. A Marshfield woman, whose name was not released,...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A charity road race in memory of a Massachusetts Marine killed in the 2015 terrorist shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is being held this weekend. The second annual Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan 5K Remembrance Run & 2 Mile Walk is scheduled for Sunday in his...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to attend a campaign event for fellow Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Warren will campaign with Walsh and his supporters Sunday afternoon at Doyle’s Pub, a popular spot with local residents and politicians in the city’s Jamaica Plain...
BOSTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are investigating after pilots reported that a laser was pointed at their airplanes in the Boston area. The Federal Aviation Administration says pilots on two flights reported seeing the lasers Friday evening about 30 miles north of Boston’s Logan airport...

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