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10 candidates try to keep peace at Dracut forum

04/17/2014 04:11 PM EDT
DRACUT -- For the most part, the 10 political hopefuls vying for a seat on one of four boards who participated in 2014 Candidates Night abided by the behavioral guideline set by Moderator Melinda Bettencourt to steer clear of personal attacks. 
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Dracut man admits vandalizing home, doll and underwear
04/17/2014 10:23 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Matthew Yackel told police he was having a "bad night" and was trying to "walk off his anger" when he broke into his Dracut neighbor's home. Full Story

SPORTS
Ex-Patriots WR Chad Johnson signs with Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL (AP) -- Former NFL star Chad Johnson will make his return to the gridiron in the Canadian Football League. Full Story
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10 candidates try to keep peace at Dracut forum

DRACUT -- For the most part, the 10 political hopefuls vying for a seat on one of four boards who participated in 2014 Candidates Night abided by the behavioral guideline set by Moderator Melinda Bettencourt to steer clear of personal attacks. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. Full Story
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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

04/17/2014 05:45 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. 
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The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is a new strain of the virus
04/17/2014 07:17 AM EDT - The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report. Full Story

Panel: Groton beach should be ready for warm weather
04/16/2014 10:34 PM EDT - GROTON -- The Sargisson Beach Committee met on April 16, still confident in plans to have the little beach ready for public use when warm weather arrives. Full Story

Boston Marathon runners get a chance to finally finish the race
04/16/2014 07:13 AM EDT - He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. Full Story

Town clerk candidates make their cases at annual forum
04/15/2014 10:34 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- The four-way race for Town Clerk dominated the debate at Pepperell's annual candidates' night forum Tuesday, as candidates Debra Durno, Lisa Ferolito, Jennifer Hardy and Anna MacDonald fielded questions on their qualifications. Full Story

City Council to examine creation of information phone line
04/15/2014 10:20 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Concerns voiced by seniors who said they often have trouble knowing who to call in City Hall when they have questions and concerns prompted City Councilor Bill Samaras to propose the city look into creating a 311-information telephone line. Full Story

New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims
04/15/2014 09:51 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. Full Story

This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story