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First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported In Mass.

Massachusetts health officials are reporting the state's first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

The patient is described only as a man in his 60s who lives in Middlesex County. Officials say the man remains hospitalized, but is recovering

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Police Investigate South End Stabbing

A New Bedford man was treated for multiple stab wounds after he says he was stalked and held up in the South End early Friday morning.

According to the Standard Times, the 25-year-old man told police he was walking near the Alfred J

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WHO Says Ebola Virus May Be More Widespread Than Thought

The World Health Organization is expressing concern that ``an invisible caseload'' of Ebola patients is going undetected by government surveillance measures in West Africa.

In a situation assessment issued today, the WHO notes that treatment centers opened over the past two weeks in Liberia were immediately overwhelmed by patients that had not been identified previously

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More People Are Buying Yoga Clothes Than Actually Doing Yoga

Do you or someone you know often wear yoga pants? A new report from the Wall Street Journal says that while the amount of people participating in yoga grew 4.5 percent in 2013, the actual sales of yoga clothing went up 45 percent

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Campaign Aims To Curb Overuse Of Acetaminophen

There's a campaign aimed at curbing the overuse and even abuse of the pain reliever acetaminophen. It's the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition's "Know Your Dose" campaign.

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Solar Energy Options In Massachusetts

As electricity prices continue to rise homeowners are increasingly viewing solar energy as a way they can reduce their overall energy costs.

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Jared Remy. Photo by Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Middlesex DA Under Fire For Withholding 19 Pages Of Remy Report

 

 A 16-page report released by the Middlesex district attorney’s office that detailed results of an independent review of how the office handled the case against Jared Remy, who had been arrested on charges of assaulting his girlfriend two days before he killed her, was missing 19 pages, according to a published report.

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Mass. Lottery Prizes Go Unclaimed

A lottery ticket that pays the holder $25,000 per year for life remains unclaimed almost a year after it was sold, and time is running out.

Massachusetts State Lottery officials say the winning Lucky For Life ticket was sold last Sept

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Hernandez Fiancee to Ask Judge To Drop Charges

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is set to ask a judge to throw out allegations that she lied to a grand jury.

Shayanna Jenkins is scheduled to appear before a Fall River Superior Court judge on Friday to seek dismissal of perjury charges against her

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Council Wants Ban On Synthetic Smoking Drugs

Over a dozen states have passed laws banning synthetic cannabis, but Massachusetts isn't one of them.

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