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The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at Michael Brown's funeral service. / Photo by Robert Cohen-Pool/Getty Images.
The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at Michael Brown's funeral service. / Photo by Robert Cohen-Pool/Getty Images.

Michael Brown Remembered As A “Gentle Soul”

One of the mourners at today's funeral for Michael Brown says she went there to ``pray for the family and pray for peace.'' Angela Pierce, a black woman, says she hopes the funeral turns a page and eases tensions

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Gas Prices Drop Again In Mass.

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped another 2 cents, and has now fallen 13 cents in the past month.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the average cost of a gallon of self-serve, regular in the Bay State is now $3

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Fort Lee (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Fort Lee (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Soldier Involved In Army Base Shooter Scare

An active duty soldier is being identified as the cause of a shooting scare Monday morning at the Fort Lee Army base in Virginia.

The base was placed on lockdown when the female soldier reportedly entered a building waving a gun around

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Jesse McCartney Meet and Greet
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Meeting Jesse McCartney

I realize that this is a week later, but hopefully understandable since I was off last week. I just wanted to say how cool it was to meet one of my celebrity crushes from when I was 14. Jesse was everything I thought he would be and more

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(Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images
(Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images

Market Basket Board Meeting Called Off

It looks as though the Market Basket saga will continue for a while longer.
The grocery store chain's Board of Directors was supposed to conduct a meeting via a conference call Sunday night at 10pm, but word came out just before 7pm that the meeting was off

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Swansea Man To Be Charged With Murder

A Swansea man has been arrested in the shooting death of a 23-year-old woman and will be charged with murder.

Police say they received numerous emergency calls at about 1:35 a.m. Sunday about a shooting on a roadway in Swansea

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More damage from Northern California earthquake/ Getty Images

Earthquake Injures Dozens In Northern California

The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday.  The quake had a magnitude of 6.0. Officials report dozens of injuries, several fires, and at least three people seriously hurt in the Napa area

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Govs Say Deal Imminent In Market Basket Dispute

The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say they're ``optimistic'' the long-running Market Basket dispute will be resolved with an agreement to sell the company to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas

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Photo from Acushnet Fire Dept.
Photo from Acushnet Fire Dept.

Federal Grant Awarded To Acushnet Fire Department

The Department of Homeland Security is awarding the Acushnet Fire Department a $50,000 grant to install new vehicle exhaust systems at both the Russell Street and Middle Road fire stations.

Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher says the systems will capture diesel emissions from fire trucks and vent them outside, reducing the potential of firefighters and EMS personnel being exposed to those fumes

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John Lennon’s Killer Again Denied Parole

A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer.

It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. New York corrections officials announced the decision Friday

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