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    No, that's not the IRS calling for your moneyPhone scammers no match for Dracut woman

    DRACUT -- Lea Beaupre was exhausted and buried in a sea of boxes after a long day of moving into her new Dracut apartment on Tuesday when her home phone rang. Full Story
    Momentum takes a holiday for Red Sox

    BOSTON -- Fenway Park was teeming with optimism Friday night. Of course, it was the start of a holiday weekend, so cheerful moods were to be expected. Full Story
    (Fernando Vergara/AP)
    Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Full Story
    Art exhibit features work by youth in correctional facility

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A student exhibit opened recently at the Manitou Art Center, but none of the artists were allowed to attend. Full Story
    DVD PREVIEWS Woman in Gold a true tale that plods along

    Woman in Gold (PG-13, 110 minutes, in English and German with subtitles, The Weinstein Co.): The film is based on the true story of Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an Austrian woman who fled the Holocaust and, many years later,  Read More >>

    Dracut school board votes to keep $900 cap on athletic fees

    DRACUT -- The School Committee voted Monday night to maintain the current $900 cap on athletic fees any one family must pay in a year, and amended the cap to exclude the significantly more expensive hockey fee. Full Story
    Remember when?Do your remember a Fourth of July without fireworks?

    Most Americans can't recall a Fourth of July that didn't involve some sort of fireworks. For as long as any American can remember, fireworks have become a staple celebration on Independence Day. Full Story

    10 Questions With ... John Hovey, golf cart specialist

    DRACUT -- A good entrepreneur finds a demand and meets it. Dracut native John Hovey found his niche 12 years ago when he began repairing golf carts. Full Story
    140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
    (Michael Dwyer/AP)
    America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: ——— IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEER Philadelphia started its Fourth of July celebration a little early. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.