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248 Dead In Ecuador
Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark.
Officials said the quake killed at least 246 people and injured more than 2,500 along Ecu…
State Funds Local Food
BOSTON (AP) — The state is doling out $300,000 in grants to support the efforts of six organizations trying to connect food producers to their local communities.
Sheen Is HIV Positive
Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has HIV.
In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old actor said he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago, but that, thanks to a rigorous drug regimen, he's healthy
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Groundfish Disaster Aid Talks
A sparse crowd filled the Waypoint Event Center in downtown New Bedford for a public discussion on how to spend nearly $7 million in federal relief aid for local commercial groundfishermen.
2 Years After Marathon Bombing, State Renews Offer Of Aid
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is renewing its push to aid those injured and traumatized by the Boston Marathon bombing.
Attorney General Maura Healey said Friday that the state's Office of Victim Assistance is continuing to offer access to experts on mental health, rehabilitation and hearing loss.…
Fishing Relief
Members of the Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are urging the federal Department of Commerce to immediately begin the process of allocating $75 million in fishery disaster funding. The funding was included in a government spending bill that passed in January.

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