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Pablo Delano's "The Museum of the Old Colony" is a sort of mock museum, made up of 20th-century photos and captions from Puerto Rico.
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

Many of the photos in Pablo Delano's exhibit at Hampshire College are more than 100 years old. 

The Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators line up for the opening face off at the TD Garden on Monday, October 8, 2018.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

After being smacked down by the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals last week to open the NHL's regular season, the Boston Bruins have won their last two games, including their home opener on Monday. 

Drew Lopenzina wrote about William Apess, a 19th-century Pequot minister. Lopenzina is pictured at the Griswold Memorial Library in Colrain, Massachusetts, near where a historical marker is being placed to honor Apess.
Carrie Healy / NEPR

The first Native American to write and publish book-length memoirs of his life and experiences was born in Colrain, Massachusetts, in 1798. His name was William Apess.

Jasiel Correia II, the 26-year-old Democratic mayor of Fall River, was charged Thursday with defrauding investors in his company of hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to finance a “lavish lifestyle” that included a Mercedes-Benz, designer clothing and adult entertainment.

U.S. Sentaor Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, at a hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Oct. 10, 2018.
Screen Shot / C-SPAN

New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan said she wants to make sure the FBI has the authority and the tools it needs to crack down on so-called "deepfakes."