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News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. says the body found Friday off Interstate 190 in Sterling has been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver. The Fitchburg boy was missing for months before police learned of his disappearance.

BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families in her new book, "A Fighting Chance." The Massachusetts Democrat's focus in the book remains the plight of struggling families outmatched by the rich and powerful and their access to Washington decision makers.

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made. Patrick reflected on the April 19, 2013, shelter-in-place request during a recent interview about the anniversary of the attack.

BROCKTON, Ma. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed in a drive-by shooting in Brockton. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz says emergency personnel were called at about 2:25 a.m. Saturday and found the victim inside a vehicle. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Christopher Rosario, of Dorchester.

BOSTON (AP) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host a regional summit on gun trafficking. The event will feature a mayor's round table discussion on gun violence, best practices and challenges. Mayor Domenic Sarno of Springfield will participate.

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