Posts Tagged Massachusetts

Attorney: Dispute over Patriots records resolved

Former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez watches during a hearing in Bristol County Superior Court Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Fall River, Mass. Tuesday's status hearing comes a day after Hernandez's lawyers protested that live broadcasts of two previous hearings violated state court rules by showing Hernandez's private conversations with his legal team. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A dispute over team records that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, the defense said Tuesday, though it’s unclear whether the documents were turned over.

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, vacationer Mark McCurdy, of Everett, Mass., examines shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar in Chatham, Mass. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs as residents and tourists seek a glimpse of the offshore predators -- or purchase their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.

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Longtime UMass men’s soccer coach dies

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch (coke), who led the Minutemen to a berth in the 2007 College Cup, has died after a two-year battle with sinus cancer.

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As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

In this July 1, 2014 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, (IFAW) gray seals congregate on the shore in Chatham, Mass. Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that they are taking over large stretches of shore, attracting sharks which feed on them, and are interfering with fishing charters. (AP Photo/International Fund for Animal Welfare)

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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Gomes’ pinch HR lifts Red Sox over Royals 5-4

Boston Red Sox pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes is congratulated by teammates after his two-run home run against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Jonny Gomes’ go-ahead shot into the center field bleachers left him just one pinch-hit homer behind the Red Sox all-time leader.

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