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Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession, but his lawyers want them to see the entire bullet-ridden boat.

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Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting

Aaron Hernandez, left, sits with his attorney Charles Rankin during the murder trial of the former New England Patriots tight end at Bristol County Superior Court Monday March 2, 2015, in Fall River, Ma. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Aram Boghosian, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend’s shooting in Florida, saying it contradicts the argument his defense team has presented: He would not shoot a friend.

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Cubs to ask to work around the clock on Wrigley Field

Construction of the left field bleachers and new video board continues while the Chicago Cubs' press forward on renovations to Wrigley Field as opening day approaches Monday, March 2, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Cubs officials plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field next month, players and fans alike may feel a bit like a homeowner who lives in a house where workers are tearing apart the kitchen.

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Curt Schilling fires back after offensive Twitter posts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter.

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Former Virginia player Singletary arrested on DUI charge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Former University of Virginia basketball player Sean Singletary has been charged in Charlottesville with driving under the influence and refusing a breath test.

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