Dracut man ID'd as victim in Lowell crash

LOWELL -- Police have identified a 32-year-old Dracut man as the victim in a single-car crash at the end of the Lowell Connector on Monday night. Full Story
SPORTS
Giants blow out Royals in World Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Full Story
HEALTH
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5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
Albee's 'The Zoo Story' on Luna stage this weekend

LOWELL -- The Changeling Theatre Company, Lowell's newest theater group, presents Edward Albee's The Zoo Story at the Luna Theatre in Mill No. 5. Performances are Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 23-25, at 7:35 p. Read More >>
SPORTS
Trzcienski gives Dracut a big lift

Jacob Trzcienski had a pair of rushing touchdowns and ran for well over 100 yards as the Dracut D Blue team opened its season in high style with a 21-6 win over Methuen. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
The Brooks Brothers collection

By Nancy McKeon The Washington Post The venerable men's clothier Brooks Brothers has been a fixture in New York since being founded there in 1818. Full Story
COMMUNITY
CALENDAR

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Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
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NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. Full Story
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.