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Despite expected low turnout, Latino voters could prove crucial in some midterm races

Latinos are likely to cast votes in this midterm election in lower numbers overall than they did in the last presidential election, but they can still play an important role in outcomes in statewide and local races, experts say.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Lawyer seeks settlement for man killed by tree

The family of a Massachusetts man who died when a dead tree fell on him as he returned to his car after a James Taylor concert at Tanglewood is seeking $800,000.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Vetoes Theater Tax Credit

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed an economic development bill that included many initiatives aimed at promoting growth in various sectors.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Theater, Arts, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in CharlotteRomney headlining...

Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte Romney is headlining the private event in Charlotte on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, Massachusetts Government

New York Daily News

New Yorker saves two kids from drowning in Mass.

The woman, in Brookline on Monday for her father's birthday, was taking a jog when she saw a stroller heading for the edge of a reservoir.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, New York, Massachusetts Government

WWLP

Federal officials touring WMass farms

Agriculture is an important part of our economy. 22News found out how it was highlighted through a tour of the Pioneer Valley.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hadley, MA, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drink, Milk, United States Department of Agriculture

WWLP

Man accused of filming up woman's skirt

A Massachusetts man was arrested Sunday after a woman told police she caught him taking a video up her skirt in Smithfield.

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Cape Cod Times

Political notes: Mannal caught up in social media clash

Freshman state Rep. Brian Mannal found himself in a good old fashioned Twitter - and Facebook - fight last week after the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance blanketed the 2nd Barnstable District with a mass mailer criticizing his voting record as against increasing local aid and in favor of raising the gas tax.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Immigration Reform

Boston.com

Hillary is inevitable no longer

Now the question is: Who will be the first to mount a challenge? Two potential challengers hail from right here: liberal firebrand and US senator Elizabeth Warren and our cool and collected governor, Deval Patrick.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Mitt Romney, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

WBUR-AM Boston

Most Food Banks In Eastern Mass. See Rise In Clients, Report Finds

The organization behind the report is calling it "the most comprehensive survey of hunger ever undertaken in eastern Massachusetts."

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Stormwater pollution to be studied at Lake Mansfield

The town has been awarded a $30,000 grant to fund efforts to monitor the impact of pollution and stormwater runoff in Lake Mansfield.

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NewsBusters.org

Not National News: Mass. Obamacare Exchange Requires Everyone to...

Recent news about Obamacare hasn't exactly been good, but the press has been pretty effective in keeping it quiet.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Local10.com

Mitt Romney back on campaign trail

FROM COCONUT CREEK, M.J. ACOSTA WEEK LOCAL10 NEWS. THANKS SO MUCH. NOW TIE FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MITT MITT ROMNEY.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts Government, The General, Country

WWLP

Foster care through Berkshire Children & Families 2

Throughout its history, Berkshire Children and Families has supporting children and families in Western Massachusetts.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Patrick hitting road more often

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick talks with his staff at the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers 38th annual conference in Bretton Woods, N.H., July 14. As he nears the end of his second term, Patrick has embarked on a trip around the globe, stopping in Colombia, Ireland, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Panama, Mexico, Israel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel

Business Journal

Mass. municipal group pushes for ownership role in new gas pipeline

A group of New England state officials wants to impose a tariff on electricity to pay for more gas pipelines.

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Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod weather: Sunny, 70s

Today will be sunny with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the morning.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jamaica Observer

The reward of struggle and sacrifice

This newspaper takes great pride in its reputation for striving, as much as possible, to provide inspiration and hope through its news stories, features and commentaries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Maine, Opinion

Boston.com

Tax credit for theaters leaves some waiting in the wings

You'd think wrong, however. The tax credit only applied to theaters with 600 seats or more, leaving most of the locals out of luck.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Opinion

KYTX-TV News

Three dead in Eastland County plane crash

You've seen it. You've probably even taken part in it. We're talking about the ice bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

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