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Boston Police Body Camera Program Delayed By Union LawsuitThe start of a program to equip 100 Boston police officers with body cameras has been delayed so a judge can consider a request from the city's largest police union to temporarily halt the program.
Double Fatal Shuttle Van Crash Raises Safety ConcernsAfter two people were killed in a shuttle van crash near Logan Airport, some passengers told WBZ-TV they’ll reconsider wearing seatbelts on future rides.
Maine Town Buzzing After Possible Sightings Of Massive Snake 'Wessie'It's the summer of the snake in Westbrook, and for any sleuth the first stop has to be Riverbank Park, where sightings of a massive snake have been reported.
U.S. Navy Helps 92-Year-Old Medal Of Honor Recipient Celebrate BirthdayA 92-year-old Korean War hero and Medal of Honor recipient got a birthday surprise from the U.S. Navy Wednesday.
Woman Jogging In Shirley Approached By Suspicious ManPolice say they're investigating after a woman was approached by a suspicious man in a van while jogging on Tuesday.
Mother Convicted Of Withholding Son’s Cancer Meds Released After Guilty PleaA mother convicted of withholding potentially life-saving medications from her cancer-stricken son will not be going back to prison.

Health

New Brain Cancer Vaccine Gives Patients HopeA new vaccine is giving hope to patients with one of the most dangerous cancers.
Teens Playing With A Concussion Doubles Recovery Time, Study SaysContinuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.
New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College StudentsDr. Gene Beresin, a psychiatrist and Executive Director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, says 50% to 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder.
Mylan To Lower EpiPen Costs By Expanding Savings ProgramsMylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half.
FDA Approves New Lens For Cataracts PatientsDoctors say the new lens is giving patients back their natural vision and reducing the need for glasses.
Drought's Good News - Fewer TicksThe drought conditions that have gripped much of the Northeast this summer appear to have a silver lining — fewer ticks.

Politics

Keller @ Large: Pay Close Attention To Paul LePageIs foul-mouthed controversy magnet Paul LePage, the governor of Maine, crazy like a fox?
Maine Gov. Paul LePage Infuriates Lowell, Lawrence Mayors With Opioid RemarksLowell Mayor Ed Kennedy said Maine’s governor should get his facts straight.
Maine Governor LePage: Reports Of My Political Demise 'Greatly Exaggerated'Maine Gov. Paul LePage plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to try to make amends for leaving an obscene voicemail message and that he isn't ruling out resigning.
Keller @ Large: Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal Isn't FunnyJon says there's a lot of understandable snickering about Anthony Weiner's sexting addiction, but it really isn't that funny.
Keller @ Large: Trump Supporter PanelTwo Donald Trump supporters--John Gibbs, contributor to The Federalist Magazine, and Massachusetts State Representative Geoff Diehl, co-chair of the Trump campaign in the state--discuss their candidate.
Libertarian Candidates Johnson, Weld Rally Backers In BostonLibertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson and his running mate, one-time Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, are rallying supporters in Boston.

Business

The Other New Year: Your Credit ReportI would bet that getting a copy of your free credit report has been on your to-do list for several years now but you just haven’t gotten around to doing it.
The Other New Year: Your Retirement PlansAs you get close to retirement review what you have in your retirement plans. Take inventory as to how many retirement plans you do have.
The Other New Year: ResolutionsI, for one, would like the official New Year to start September 1. September always feels like a new beginning as seasons are changing, the weather is changing, and so is our wardrobe.

CBS Boston Blogs

Tracking Hermine - A Close Call This WeekendThe trend is west for Tropical Storm Hermine, and has New England on guard for possible impacts. Rough surf is a given, but will much-needed (yet ill-timed) rain make its way north?
Kalman: Low-Risk Dominic Moore Signing Gives Bruins More OptionsMatt Kalman writes that a team can never have too many centers, so the Bruins signing of Dominic Moore makes sense.
Celtics Waive John Holland, Cutting Training Camp Roster To 18 PlayersJohn Holland’s tenure with the Boston Celtics ended up being a brief one. The team announced on Thursday they have waived the 6-foot-5 swingman weeks before the start of training camp in late September.

Education

NH Company Hired To Help Design Next Generation MCASThe state has found a contractor to help education authorities with a major overhaul of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.
Study Says Massachusetts Has Best School System In The CountryWalletHub's list, 2016's States with the Best & Worst School Systems, ranked each state (and Washington, D.C.) based on 17 different metrics including test scores and dropout rate.
10 Of Forbes' Top 20 American Colleges Are In New EnglandForbes came out with its annual list of the best higher education institutes in America on Tuesday.

Consumer

College Students Warned To Beware Of ScamsAs college students get ready to start a new year, they’re being warned to watch out for scams.
Summer Of Savings: Back-To-School SuppliesThe cost of supplies can add up fast, so we're doing the comparison shopping for you to find the best bargains in this week's WBZ-TV Summer of Savings.
Safety 1st Stroller Recalled Due To Fall RiskA stroller sold at major retailers has been recalled over safety concerns.

Entertainment

Nephew: Gene Wilder, Star Of 'Willy Wonka,' Dies At 83Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, his family says.
'Flugtag' Brings Home-Made Flying Machines To Charles RiverThe skies above the Charles River will be busy Saturday, dotted with home-made flying machines.
Kanye West Pop-Up Store Coming To Boston This WeekendKanye West is opening pop-up stores in 21 cities across the globe this weekend--including one at a yet-to-be-announced location in Boston.

CBS National News

8/31: Donald Trump meets with Mexico's president; FSU football star shares special lunch with middle schooler
Donald Trump meets with Mexico's president
FSU football star shares special lunch with middle schooler
Alaska police: All passengers killed in midair collision of two planes
Millions of honeybees in S.C. become collateral damage in fight against Zika
Latinos respond to Trump's Mexico visit

CBS World News

Latinos respond to Trump's Mexico visit
Results of new survey show Africa's elephants rapidly declining
Trump, Mexican President discuss border wall in Mexico City
Thousands more migrants rescued from the Mediterranean
Slain ISIS leader had powerful roles in terror organization
A year after heartbreaking photo, migrants still risking the Mediterranean Sea

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