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

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Parts of Massachusetts could see more powerful thunderstorms today even as they clean up from storms over the weekend. Rains and winds flooded some roads and basements, while the Berkshire Eagle reports the town of Dalton declared a state of emergency because of multiple storm-downed trees.

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Dozens of concertgoers at Mansfield's Xfinity Center for Saturday night's Keith Urban concert were treated for alcohol-related illnesses. Authorities say ambulances from five surrounding communities responded in all, with at least 46 people treated and 22 taken to local hospitals.

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) - The state medical examiner's office is trying to identify a set of apparent human remains found in a box at a Duxbury intersection yesterday. Police say the box had been partially opened and had a strong smell.

BOSTON (AP) - Three Massachusetts scientists have been named recipients of the Blavatnik (bluh-VAHT'-nik) National Awards. Rachel Wilson and Adam Cohen of Harvard and Marin Soljacic (soh-YA'-cheech) of MIT will receive $250,000. The prize honors young scientists who already have made extraordinary achievements while also showing outstanding promise.

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A Medway 20-year-old has been named Miss Hampton Beach in New Hampshire. Alexandra Barros tells the Portsmouth Herald she plans to reach out to children who have been victimized by bullying, saying she had to overcome bullying and confidence issues herself as she grew up.

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