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News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

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BOSTON (AP) - A man has been stabbed in the leg in Boston near the playoff game between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Police say the 26-year-old man was stabbed shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday on Portland Street, which is a short distance away from the hockey arena at TD Garden. The victim was transported to a local hospital. Police are investigating and appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the stabbing to contact them. There are no suspects in custody at this time.

BOSTON (AP) - Attorneys are preparing for trial in the case of a former New England Mafia boss accused of killing a nightclub owner in 1993. Jury selection in Boston's federal court will begin Tuesday for the trial of ex-mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme. Salemme and co-defendant Paul Weadick are accused of killing federal witness Steven DiSarro to prevent him from talking to authorities about illegal activities by Salemme and others. The men have denied participating in DiSarro's killing.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University. Brown was an unarmed, black 18-year-old when he was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The officer was not charged. His mother, Lezley McSpadden, will be at Harvard on Monday for a panel titled "The Movement for Black Lives: Justice for Michael Brown 4 Years Later." His death set off widespread protests and a national discussion about race and police.

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts highest court will decide the fate of a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse. The Commission on Judicial Conduct is asking for Judge Thomas Estes to be suspended indefinitely without pay to give lawmakers time to decide whether to remove him from the bench for his relationship with Tammy Cagle. Estes has apologized for the affair and denies he ever harassed Cagle.

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