Dracut school telethon kicks off March 11

03/01/2015 09:37 AM EST
DRACUT -- The 32nd annual Dracut Scholarship Foundation telethon kicks off March 11, following a record-setting year in 2014. 
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Garage roof collapses in Dracut; no one hurt
02/26/2015 01:13 PM EST - DRACUT -- A single stall garage on Bridge Street collapsed Thursday morning, evidently due to the heavy snow load on its roof, according to Deputy Fire Chief Rich Patterson. Full Story

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Seller's market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears

General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency. In the days leading to Monday's NHL trade deadline, draft picks have been moving at a swift pace. Full Story
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Dracut school telethon kicks off March 11

DRACUT -- The 32nd annual Dracut Scholarship Foundation telethon kicks off March 11, following a record-setting year in 2014. Full Story
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New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday. Full Story
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New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery

03/01/2015 12:35 PM EST
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday. 
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Spock's ears: A pointy trademark for Leonard Nimoy
02/28/2015 04:25 AM EST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. Full Story

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth
02/27/2015 12:11 AM EST - CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. Full Story

Freakish weather on both coasts is related
02/26/2015 09:56 AM EST - The plight of East Coasters may seem distant to Californians fretting over the latest predictions for a toasty, dry March that would almost certainly extend the devastating drought from three years to four. But, climate scientists say, the sometimes freakish weather abnormalities are two parts of a whole.
 
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New Hampshire man buried in snow for more than 3 hours
02/26/2015 12:30 AM EST - PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has survived being buried in the snow for more than three hours. Full Story

Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana
02/25/2015 05:15 AM EST - JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has become the third U.S. state to legalize marijuana. But the historic day passed with little public acknowledgement in a state with a savvy marijuana culture that has seen varying degrees of legal acceptance of the drug for 40 years. Full Story

Video shows Aaron Hernandez fiancee's removing box from home
02/24/2015 03:35 PM EST - FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday played video surveillance that showed his fiancee removing a trash bag from the home and putting it in a car the day after the victim was killed. Full Story

Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212. Full Story
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Theater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West

NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family. Full Story