Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto

05/24/2015 08:47 PM EDT
HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto. 
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Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund
05/23/2015 09:57 AM EDT - BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats have approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies. Full Story

SPORTS
Billerica's Kelly wins MVC pole vault title

LOWELL -- Senior Nicole Kelly captured the pole vault to highlight the Billerica High girls' effort at the Merrimack Valley Conference Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Cawley Stadium. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Dracut teen hurt in ATV crash

DRACUT -- A 14-year-old Dracut boy was seriously injured when an ATV he was riding, while not wearing a helmet, rolled over in a field off Carl Drive on Saturday afternoon, according to police. Full Story
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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Dracut teen hurt in ATV crash

05/24/2015 06:41 AM EDT
DRACUT -- A 14-year-old Dracut boy was seriously injured when an ATV he was riding, while not wearing a helmet, rolled over in a field off Carl Drive on Saturday afternoon, according to police. 
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Dracut duo makes difference
05/24/2015 08:47 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Megan Tyler and Emma Moynihan, eighth-graders at the Richardson Middle School, were among 80 middle-school students across the state honored recently with... Full Story

Dracut teen hurt in ATV crash
05/23/2015 08:12 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A 14-year-old Dracut boy was seriously injured when an ATV he was riding, while not wearing a helmet, rolled over in a field off Carl Drive in Dracut on Saturday afternoon, according to police. Full Story

Billerica bats spring to life as Indians catch and pass Dracut
05/23/2015 06:34 AM EDT - Kyle Murphy went 3-for-4, including his fifth homer of the season, a blast of more than 400 feet over the fence in right center at Hall of Fame Field, as Billerica rallied to defeat Dracut, 11-8, in a wild Merrimack Valley Conference Divison 2 Full Story

Judge denies venue change request in Richardson animal cruelty case
05/22/2015 02:15 PM EDT - LOWELL -- A judge has denied a request by the attorney representing Dracut Selectman Cathy Richardson to move her animal-cruelty case out of Lowell District Court due to pretrial publicity.

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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. Full Story

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

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France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies

PARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies. Full Story
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.