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Still No Decision On Hernandez Cellphone

A judge has finished hearing testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed, but she issued no immediate ruling.

Prosecutors say Hernandez's legal team turned the phone over without objection after a warrant was issued

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Governor Deval Patrick / getty images

Governor Rips Herald Cartoon As Racist

Gov. Deval Patrick is criticizing a Boston Herald editorial cartoon meant to satirize the Secret Service after an intruder made it deep into the White House.

The cartoon shows a man taking a bath watching President Obama brush his teeth

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Fishing Regulators Put Off Changes For Gulf Of Maine

Cod stocks are failing in the Gulf of Maine, but a plan to rebuild those stocks is still up in the air.

The New England Regional Fishery Management Council on Wednesday by a 9-8 vote, rejected a plan to ban all cod fishing in the Gulf

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SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/GettyImages

New Law Limiting Patients For ICU Nurses Takes Effect

A new state law sets strict limits on the number of patients that registered nurses who work in hospital intensive care units can be assigned to at a given time.

The law, approved by the Legislature in June, took effect this week in Massachusetts

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Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Secret Service Director Resigns

Embattled Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is out. Pierson submitted her resignation to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Pierson has been under fire for a series of security breaches involving President Obama and the White House

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Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus

The Rhode Island health department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

Health officials said Wednesday that the child died last week of a staph infection associated with the enterovirus 68 infection

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5th Annual Values Voter Summit
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Cruel Rules

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have been married for 30 years and have 19 kids together. Their strict beliefs have been featured on the show "19 Kids and Counting" for the last six years. Well we addressed their unusual rules for raising teenagers on air this morning and we can't believe how extreme some of them are!

The Duggar children are not allowed to drink alcohol. That i

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Joint Base Cape Cod Credit: Base Website

Fugitive Afghan Officers Fear Death At Home

The three Afghanistan National Army officers who disappeared during a training exercise on Cape Cod before being caught trying to cross into Canada in Niagara Falls, New York, fear they will be killed if sent home

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Dr. Thomas Frieden / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.

The CDC is confirming the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden says the patient tested positive for the deadly disease after traveling from Liberia. Frieden says the patient developed symptoms a few days after arriving in Texas

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Group Honors Changing Lives Through Literature Program

A ground-breaking program using literature to help find alternatives to incarceration was recognized Tuesday by the New England Council on Crime and Delinquency.

UMass Dartmouth English Professor Robert Waxler, Judge Robert Kane and probation officer Wayne St

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