3-year-old hailed as hero for saving pregnant mom by calling 911

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It’s been a milestone week for the Lynch family of Weymouth, Mass.: Their 3-year-old daughter was honored for getting urgent medical care for her pregnant mother, and within hours, the family welcomed a healthy baby girl.

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73 arrested at Massachusetts pre-St. Pat’s blowout

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A pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers at the annual “Blarney Blowout.”

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Beyonce surprises Wal-Mart customers by paying for holiday gifts

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Saving your holiday shopping until the last minute can have benefits, particularly if Beyoncé is in the store. The singer visited a Wal-Mart in Tewksbury, Mass., on Friday and made 750 shoppers very happy while wishing them a “Merry, merry Christmas.”

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Icy roads cause 65-vehicle crash in Massachusetts

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Icy conditions caused a 65-vehicle crash in Massachusetts on Sunday morning, leaving 35 injured, authorities said.

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'Under God' likely to remain in pledge despite latest challenge, attorney says

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The presence of the Almighty in the Pledge of Allegiance has resisted numerous challenges over the years, and a lawyer who intervened on behalf of a family in a suburban Massachusetts school district doesn’t expect that to change with a new challenge.

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Pledge of Allegiance challenged in Massachusetts Supreme Court

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A family in suburban Boston hopes to change the phrasing of the Pledge of Allegiance to remove two words they claim violate students’ rights.

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Pledge of Allegiance challenged in Massachusetts Supreme Court

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Real estate reality: Parking spots sell for $560,000

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Anyone who’s owned a car in a city knows how frustrating it can be to find a parking space on the street. After a few loops around the neighborhood, you start wondering, “What I would give for a parking spot!”

Apparently, some are willing to give more than others — a lot more.

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33,000 American flags planted in Boston Common in memory of every fallen service member from Massachusetts between the Civil War and present day.

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Tsarnaev family strains to find place to bury suspect

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An uncle of slain suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev arrived in Mass. to “prepare the body” of his nephew for burial. But the family cannot find a cemetery in the state willing to accept it.

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Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary school

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ROXBURY, Mass. — The community of Roxbury had high hopes for its newest public school back in 2003. There were art studios, a dance room, even a theater equipped with cushy seating.

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American widow of Boston bombing suspect wants his body released to his Russian family

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The widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev wants the Massachusetts Medical Examiner’s Office to release her husband’s remains to his family.

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Mass. couple: Officer bringing milk during lockdown ‘meant the world’

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When Kevin and McKenzie Wells posted the photo on Facebook, they simply meant to say thanks for a kind act. 

But when they uploaded the picture, of a local police officer’s thoughtful act in the midst of the manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it went viral.

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