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    Good first impression for Dracut's Bettencourt

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Bradley Bettencourt of Dracut is among 73 of Syracuse University's prospective first-year students to present their ideas on public policies that can improve their community at the 70th annual Maxwell Citizenship Scholarship Full Story
    One fastball too many

    BOSTON (AP) - Junichi Tazawa showed Asdrubal Cabrera the same pitch once too often. Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney's single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 comeback Full Story
    7 people with Legionnaires' disease have died in NY outbreak

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say seven people with Legionnaires' disease have died amid an outbreak that has sickened dozens more. Full Story
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    Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. Full Story
    Sci-fi 'Insurgent' keeps audience off-balance

    The Washington Post Capsule reviews of the next week's video releases, on DVD and Blu-ray, including special features: "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" (PG-13, 119 minutes, Lionsgate): The second chapter of the sci-fi trilogy is set in a Read More >>
    For love of the gameLowell Legion team in midst of 12 games in 12 days stretch

    LOWELL -- It is good Lowell Post 87 players express their love for baseball. Their love is being put to the hardball test. Full Story
    Hot or not

    The forecast: A roundup of what fall pilots look like
    As we bake in the heat of summer, the TV industry gears up for the fall season. Of course, everyone acknowledges that the season is now year-round and the proliferation of original content never sleeps.  Full Story
    Community Calendar

    TSONGAS INDUSTRIAL HISTORY CENTER SUMMER DAY CAMPS: The Tsongas Industrial History Center offers week-long summer sessions for kids ages 8-14. Full Story
    Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

    FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
    LA coroner IDs 1 of 2 women dead from suspected overdoses

    POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified one of two women who died from suspected drug overdoses at a weekend music festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds. Full Story
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.