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Drought conditions pose tough choices for Massachusetts cranberry growers

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The challenges local cranberry growers have faced this year might mean a smaller crop or the red berries than was hoped for.
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Drought conditions pose troubling choices for local cranberry growers

Drought conditions pose troubling choices for local cranberry growers

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

"Usually right now, we're worried about how big the crop is, and honestly I'm worried about having the water to be able to get it off."
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US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

The U.S. Navy has identified the two-person crew killed Friday when a training aircraft crashed in a small town outside Mobile, Alabama. Read more ...

Number of early US voters already surpasses the same total figure for 2016

Number of early US voters already surpasses the same total figure for 2016

More Americans have already cast early ballots in this year's presidential race than all of those who ended up voting before Election Day and by absentee combined in 2016. More... Read more ...

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning. Read more ...

President Trump aide says 'we're not going to control the pandemic'

President Trump aide says 'we're not going to control the pandemic'

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, pressed to explain why the pandemic cannot be reined in, said, “Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu.” Read more ...

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

Patriots make decision on Cam Newton's future after ugly benching

Patriots make decision on Cam Newton's future after ugly benching

The Patriots' Cam Newton experiment isn't going well. Bill Belichick pulled the former NFL MVP quarterback in the third quarter of New England's 33-6 loss to the 49ers on... Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

State health officials warn about COVID-19 transmissions at small social...

State health officials warn about COVID-19 transmissions at small social gatherings

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in New Hampshire state health officials warned the public about potential exposures at 8 restaurants and businesses across the state since Friday. Read more ...

92 new cases of COVID-19 reported in NH, more than 1,000 active cases

92 new cases of COVID-19 reported in NH, more than 1,000 active cases

Ninety-two new positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in New Hampshire, health officials said Sunday. Read more ...