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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:57 PM EDT

NOAA: Distemper is Causing Seal Deaths in New England

NOAA: Distemper is Causing Seal Deaths in New England

Researchers say an outbreak of distemper is to blame for a rash of seal deaths in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the main pathogen...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

Officials Announce 10 New Human Cases of West Nile Virus

Officials Announce 10 New Human Cases of West Nile Virus

Public health officials have announced 10 new human cases of West Nile virus, bringing to 24 the number of human cases acquired in Massachusetts this year. The newest reported cases are predominantly among...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:36 PM EDT

Belichick, Brady Speak on Acquisition of Josh Gordon

Belichick, Brady Speak on Acquisition of Josh Gordon

Speaking with the media for the first time since Wednesday morning -- prior to the trade for Josh Gordon being 100 percent official -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick finally acknowledged the presence of the...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 05:24 PM EDT

Legionnaires' Disease Case Diagnosed at VA Boston

Legionnaires' Disease Case Diagnosed at VA Boston

The VA Boston Healthcare System says one of its inpatients has been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

Parents of Slain Fitchburg Girl Indicted

Parents of Slain Fitchburg Girl Indicted

Two Massachusetts parents have been indicted in the death of their 6-year-old daughter after she was found unresponsive in the family's Fitchburg home back in April.

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