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WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. Among the findings: — Nearly one in five workers — a share the...
JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts hiker is recovering after being rescued off of New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock. WMUR-TV reports 28-year-old Sean Heisler, of Harwich, was overcome by muscle cramps caused by dehydration while hiking Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey Sunday. Mount Manodnock park...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Springfield teacher charged with animal cruelty has accepted a plea deal that bars him from owning or having control over animals. The Republican reports Stefan Davis accepted a plea agreement last month without admitting guilt. He was sentenced to one year of...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts animal shelter will join with WWLP-22 News to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ “Clear the Shelters” third annual nationwide pet adoption drive. On Aug. 19, the Dakin Humane Society will offer 50 percent off the adoption fees for small animals...
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating after four people suffered fatal overdoses over the last two days. Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes said Sunday the overdoses have occurred since Friday. Three have happened in the city within the past 24 hours. Kyes says it...
BOSTON (AP) — Longtime Boston radio personality Neil Chayet has died at age 78. Chayet’s family says he died Friday at his home in Salem, Massachusetts after a nine-month battle against small cell cancer. Chayet, the host of local CBS Radio show “Looking at the Law” on WBZ NewsRadio 1030,...
Today is Saturday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2017. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 12, 1867, President Andrew Johnson sparked a move to impeach him as he defied Congress by suspending Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, with whom he had clashed over...
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he’s exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. James Damore, whose memo over the weekend caused an uproar...
DENVER (AP) — Four years after Taylor Swift said she was groped by a radio station DJ before a concert in Denver, the pop superstar told her story in sometimes unflinching language that did not sugarcoat what she called a “despicable and horrifying and shocking” encounter. Swift used the word “...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the Earth, highlighting numerous records including...

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