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Tsarnaev Lawyers Request Hearing For Third Time

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking for a third time for a judge to hold a hearing on media leaks they say are jeopardizing Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial

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No Verdict Yet For Tsarnaev Friend

BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Prosecutors say Robel Phillipos lied to the FBI about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the bombing, when two other friends removed a backpack containing fireworks and other potential evidence

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Gardner Museum Exhibit Features Italian Masters

BOSTON (AP) — The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new exhibit features works by Michelangelo, Donatello and other Italian Renaissance masters.

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Dispute Over Pay For New Bedford VA Nurses Settled

The dispute over salaries for nurses at the New Bedford VA Medical Center has been resolved.

The VA said the nurses had been overpaid for years and had threatened to cut their pay by 14%-20%, and require them to repay the over-payments

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New Bedford VA Nurses Face Pay Cuts Up to 20%

About a dozen local registered nurses and nurse practitioners have been broadsided by an announcement indicating they face steep pay cuts.

Last month, the Rhode Island Department of Veterans Affairs informed the staff at the New Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center via memo (pictured below) they have been overpaid for the past 19 years due to an error in pay scale appropriation

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Boston To Unveil Statue Of Edgar Allen Poe

Boston is finally embracing native son Edgar Allen Poe more than 160 years after his death, despite his notoriously frosty relations with the city’s literary elite of his time,

The city will unveil a Poe statue on Sunday at the intersection of Boylston Street and Charles Street South near Boston Common

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MBTA: No Information That Boston Is A Target

MBTA police chief Paul MacMillan says the transit agency is aware of a report about alleged subway plots in Europe and elsewhere, but said there's no information that either the MBTA or Boston is a target

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Three Arrested After Drugs Found in Wareham Home

Wareham Police have arrested three people after executing a search warrant Monday.

Police searched the residence at 11A Sawyer Street as the result of an investigation involving the possession and distribution of illegal drugs from that address, which is within 1,000 feet of Wareham High School

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South Coast Rail Comes Alive In Boston

In Boston's bustling South Station, a local group is spreading awareness of the future South Coast Rail line.

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Alaskan Junior High Students Visiting New Bedford

24 junior high schoolers from way up north will be visiting New Bedford this weekend.

On Saturday, students, their parents, and teachers from the Anchor Lutheran Shool in Anchorage, Alaska will spend four hours in the Whaling City soaking up the culture

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