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Students follow road to the White House

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Morgan Baker, Kendra Syphers
RINDGE, N.H. — Over the course of this week, the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is partnering with the Boston Herald to lead high school and collegiate journalists and teachers on an exploration of the...

MIT dropout developing smart gun only its owner can fire

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Jordan Graham
Kai Kloepfer has a box he really wants to open. Inside, he hopes, is a device that will save countless lives. But Kloepfer is keeping it inside the box as he walks through a Boston co-working space, not because it is a secret — because it is a...

Community, police gather for procession to med examiner

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Laurel J. Sweet, Sean Philip
A somber procession of a black hearse escorted by dozens of police vehicles left South Shore Medical Center as slain Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna’s body was conveyed to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Boston hours after he was shot...

High court overturns first-degree murder conviction

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned the murder conviction of a Maine man who was found guilty in connection with a 1994 disappearance and death. The Supreme Judicial Court on Friday vacated the first-degree murder conviction...

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug-free as a condition of probation. In Monday's unanimous decision, the Supreme Judicial Court said Julie Eldred's constitutional...

Still no state budget as legislative session winds down

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — Massachusetts is beginning another week without a budget. House and Senate negotiators have been holding closed-door talks on the $41 billion spending plan that was supposed to be in place by July 1. But no deal has been reached and...

Massachusetts House, Senate leaders: Final budget deal near

Boston Herald (News) 7/15 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts House and Senate say they're hopeful a budget deal is near. House and Senate negotiators have been holding closed-door talks on the $41 billion spending plan that was supposed to be in place by July...

Bill Speros: N.E. Revolution’s goal should be a Boston stadium

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Bill Speros Obnoxious Boston
Vive la France! Why not? Vive la Revolution? Not unless it moves to Boston. France faces Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final today. Meanwhile, the New England Revolution continue to generate ennui throughout Greater Boston.

Methadone Mile rape suspect wanted to be a Swampscott cop

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Joe Dwinell
A Swampscott man accused of five rapes in Boston wanted to be a cop in his hometown and won a $40,000 judgment after the former chief rejected his application. Joseph Losano, 52, was ordered held on $175,000 bail at his arraignment Wednesday on...

Security supervisor’s two loves – baseball, family – keep him going

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Steve Buckley
It’s not just the holiday pomp and circumstance that makes Patriots’ Day so special to longtime Fenway Park security supervisor John Welch. And it’s not just the traditional Red Sox game that kicks off at 11 o’clock in the morning, serving as a...

2 Dorchester residents charged with dealing fentanyl and oxycodone

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Jordan Frias
Two Dorchester residents are facing drug trafficking charges after police seized about 30 grams of fentanyl and hundreds of oxycodone pills. Members of the Drug Control Unit and Boston Police Department SWAT team executed a search warrant out of...

The fight to put ALS on ice

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Herald Staff
Yesterday •????? Sports writer Stephen Hewitt reports on a basketball team captained by a former Boston College player — and friend of Pete Frates — that hopes to win a fast-growing national tourney so it can donate some of the winnings to...

Arnold Nilsen, World War II veteran, of Weymouth

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Herald Staff
Arnold V. “Arne” Nilsen of Weymouth, a military veteran, died Wednesday. He was born in Boston. He served in the Air Force during World War II and was a POW. Mr. Nilsen worked as an electrician for United Carr Fastener Company in Cambridge for...

Lots to do and little time left for lawmakers

Boston Herald (News) 7/14 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers have a little more than two weeks to complete work on numerous bills, some of which were filed at the Statehouse a year or more ago. Formal meetings of the 2017-2018 legislative session end on July 31, after which...
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