Guinea reports 27 new Ebola cases after previous lull

05/22/2015 07:37 AM EDT
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities in the country where the Ebola epidemic began are concerned about a new outbreak of cases just as officials hoped the crisis was coming under control. 
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53 people in 9 states sickened after eating raw tuna
05/21/2015 09:37 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. Full Story

SPORTS
Alvirne's Hudson doesn't light up radar guns, but he's tough to hit

HUDSON, N.H. -- When it comes to baseball vernacular, pitchers are usually talked about in a dialect that pertains specifically to velocity.  Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
$500G school deficit dominates Dracut Tri-Board discussion

DRACUT -- The school's roughly $500,000 budget deficit remained at the forefront of Thursday's Tri-Board meeting at Harmony Hall. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
Image of Asia: Hands raised in prayer at Hazratbal shrine

In this photo by Dar Yasin, Muslims at Kashmir's Hazratbal shrine raise their hands in prayer as head priest Mohammad Ishaq Banday displays a relic of the Prophet Muhammad on the Friday following Mehraj-u-Alam, the day the prophet ascended to heaven. Full Story
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$500G school deficit dominates Dracut Tri-Board discussion

05/22/2015 08:45 AM EDT
DRACUT -- The school's roughly $500,000 budget deficit remained at the forefront of Thursday's Tri-Board meeting at Harmony Hall. 
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Vallante, Dracut soar to win
05/22/2015 06:34 AM EDT - Emily Vallante had 2 hits, including a double, and 3 RBI, as the Dracut High softball team concluded its regular season on Thursday night by defeating Lawrence, 15-2, in a game halted in the fifth inning. Full Story

$500G school deficit dominates Dracut Tri-Board discussion
05/21/2015 10:10 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The school's roughly $500,000 budget deficit remained at the forefront of Wednesday's Tri-Board meeting at Harmony Hall. Full Story

Dracut Housing Authority opts to build housing at Greenmont Avenue site
05/21/2015 09:07 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Town officials and the Dracut Housing Authority have chosen to build a new senior housing complex at 144 Greenmont Ave. Full Story

Old rivals to play for title
05/19/2015 02:50 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Lowell High finally must give up the Canaligator Bobblehead Trophy, the three-foot-high Holy Grail of the Lowell Spinners World Series.  Full Story

Dracut squeezes past Tewksbury
05/18/2015 06:35 AM EDT - The Dracut High baseball edged Tewksbury, 7-6, in Senior Night action at LeLacheur Park on Sunday. High schools LeLacheur will host the Spinners World Series semifinals Monday, with Billerica facing Tewksbury at 5 p. Full Story

Alleged Keno bets left Dracut restaurant reeling
05/17/2015 06:51 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Late at night, after his family's Dracut restaurant would close, Gene Cyr would sit at the Keno machine, placing bet after bet, police allege. Full Story

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Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. Full Story
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Duggar son apologizes after molestation accusations surface

Josh Duggar, one of the cast members of the TLC reality show '19 Kids and Counting,' was accused of molesting five young girls, including his sister, as a teenager; no charges were filed. He reportedly takes responsibility in an issued statement.