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  • New England editorial roundup

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    The Boston Globe, Sept. 18, 2014 When Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Boston-based Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, began working to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, even many political liberals viewed her cause as quixotic. But Bonauto mapped out an approach...

  • Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herd

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States, prompting some states to offer hunters fewer permits or halt hunting...

  • Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating...

  • RI event to highlight prevention of elderly falls

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Health officials are highlighting the risks of falls by older adults and ways they can be prevented. The Rhode Island Falls Injury Prevention Coalition is holding an event Monday at the Statehouse as a kick-off to Falls Prevention Week. It's called "Strong...

  • Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. But a safety advocate says the recall doesn't cover enough models, contending the same problem can happen in millions of...

  • NPS approves Lamar Ranch improvement plan

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The planned improvements to various energy production systems at the ranch aim to conserve water...

  • Lady Gaga: 'It's a very happy time in my life'

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. "I've very centered now. I meditate a lot. I'm happy. I am more sober than I've ever been," the singer said interview this week. "It's a very happy time in my life."...

  • Ruby Dee to be memorialized Saturday in NYC

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee will be remembered in poetry and song this weekend as the actress and civil rights activist is memorialized by admirers including Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett. The celebration of Lee's life will be held at the Riverside...

  • New England editorial roundup

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    The Boston Globe, Sept. 18, 2014 When Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Boston-based Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, began working to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples, even many political liberals viewed her cause as quixotic. But Bonauto mapped out an approach...

  • Quakes destroy or damage 83 houses in Philippines

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A series of earthquakes destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others Saturday in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people, officials said. A magnitude-5 quake, the strongest of the tremors that shook the area, caused most of the damage in one...

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