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New England beachgoers warned: Don't take selfies with seals

BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England during Memorial Day weekend: Don’t take selfies with the seals.

Seal pupping season is underway in the region, but people who approach a seal pup on the beach can put both themselves and the animal at risk, the Greater Atlantic Region of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries said in a statement Thursday. 194 more words

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Shipwreck from 1800s uncovered in Boston's Seaport District

BOSTON (AP/WPRI) — A shipwreck from the 1800s has been uncovered during construction in Boston’s Seaport District.

City archaeologist Joe Bagley tells WBZ-TV it’s the first time a shipwreck has been found in that section of the city, a trendy waterfront area with office buildings, expensive condos and upscale restaurants. 115 more words

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Funeral services set for officer shot during traffic stop

CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — A community is paying its final respects to a police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.

A wake for Auburn Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. 209 more words

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It's The Lines

A foot bridge over Perkins Cove, Maine. I took this shot because the central focus is the various lines in the image.  I think it worked since when this photo is viewed on a wide / large monitor it’s like you get vertigo. 7 more words

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Adulting, a guide for your inner child (pt. 1)

I have been emancipated from my parents since was I seventeen. Not on purpose, I suppose. When I moved out of my parent’s home, to go to college, I was only seventeen. 324 more words

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RI mom killed in wrong-way drunk driving crash in NH; Son, 4, injured

LEBANON, N.H. (WPRI) — Eyewitness News has learned a local woman has been killed in a tragic car crash. It happened around 9 p.m. on Interstate 89 in Lebanon, New Hampshire. 229 more words

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