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Braintree WWII Veteran Finally Receives Purple Heart After 75 YearsA World War II veteran and longtime Stop & Shop employee was honored Saturday in Malden. Seventy-five years after Louis San Miguel was hit in the shoulder by shrapnel while fighting in the U.S Army in Europe, he's finally receiving a Purple Heart. 
Distracted Driving Law Barring Cellphone Use Takes Effect SundayA law that bars drivers in Massachusetts from using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel takes effect Sunday.
Elderly Woman Crashes Car Into Plainville Laundromat, Injures EmployeePlainville police say an elderly woman crashed her car into the front of a laundromat Saturday morning. A worker at the front desk was hit and suffered minor injuries. 
Holy Cross Women's Rowing Coach Announces Retirement One Month After Deadly Car CrashAfter 34 years at the College of the Holy Cross, Director of Rowing and Head Women's Rowing Coach Patrick Diggins has announced his retirement from the college. The news comes approximately one month after the women's rowing team got into a deadly car crash in Florida that killed a teammate.
Fall River Woman Accused Of Driving Intoxicated With Baby In Car In RIA Fall River woman has been charged with driving under the influence and child abuse in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, after police say they found a baby in her car while she was driving intoxicated early Saturday morning. 
Man Dies After Apparent Meth Lab Explosion In NortonThe explosion was likely caused by a meth lab, police said. 
Motorcycle Catches Fire In Ashland GarageFirefighters in Ashland said they battled a garage fire this morning when a motorcycle reportedly caught fire inside a detached garage. 
New Hampshire Senior Citizens Fight Eversource Rate HikeThe utility Eversource says it needs to raise rates in New Hampshire for the first time in a decade to recoup the cost of making its system more resilient and to upgrade its grid to better handle renewables in the future. But senior citizens in the state are having none of it.
Parent Pleads Guilty In College Admissions ScandalA woman charged in the college admissions scandal pleaded guilty Friday to paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit.