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The New Hampshire Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on May 15 in the battle over the Northern Pass transmission line project that would bring clean energy to southern New England. Developing from 10 a.m. arguments.
_ POLICE PARTY RESPONSE: A judge has dismissed charges against a Connecticut man whose arrest in 2017 led to disciplinary action against 17 police officers for excessive use of force and other violations. SENT.
_ FAKE INHERITANCE LETTER: Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say forged a letter from his dead friend in which the deceased left the suspect all his belongings.
_ DOGFISH HARVEST: Federal regulators say there will be a reduction this year in the harvest of a species of shark that is subject to commercial fishing. Fishermen catch spiny dogfish from Maine to North Carolina on the East Coast for use as food, though there is a limited market for the shark in the United States. SENT.
Colorado plays Boston at Fenway Park. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
Following rainouts on Monday and Tuesday, the Yankees and Orioles are set to play a single-admission doubleheader. David Hess and Andrew Cashner are scheduled to start for Baltimore against J.A. Happ and Domingo Germán. By Jake Seiner. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. First game starts at 3:05 p.m.
Nationals lefty Patrick Corbin faces the New York Mets for the third time this season as struggling Washington tries to get turned around after dropping 11 of 15 games. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Starts at 7:05 p.m.
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has been dominant in net in guiding his team to within a win of the Stanley Cup finals. By Aaron Beard. UPCOMING: 650 words and photos by 3 p.m.
LONG CUP RUNS
When Mike Rupp went on a Stanley Cup run with New Jersey in 2003, he forgot to pay his bills because nothing outside playoff hockey mattered. He’s not alone. For players who grow out long playoff beards and are involved in the madness of the NHL postseason, the grass doesn’t get cut, anything but family and hockey gets ignored because of the pursuit of the silver chalice. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. SENT: 850 words, photos.
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