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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Elizabeth Warrena s new memoir focuses on personal life

With the release of her memoir, political insiders are wondering, will Sen. Elizabeth Warren run for president? If she does, Warren poses the biggest threat to expecta ed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Hillary Clinton, Massachusetts, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Patch.com

'Throuple' from Mass. Expecting Child

A threesome of women from Massachusetts is expecting a child. The "throuple" of Doll, Kitten, and Brynn Young committed to each other during a marriage-style ceremony in August, the Daily Mail reports .

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Wedding, Kids, Family

13 hrs ago | Harvard Hillside

House GOP hopes timing is right for tax amnesty program

Delinquent Massachusetts taxpayers who cough up back taxes would get a break from paying penalties, under a Republican amendment set to receive consideration during House budget debate next week.

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Related Topix: US News, Massachusetts

17 hrs ago | The Pitch

Limestone Pizza in Lawrence blends Neapolitan style with prairie ingredients

There's a new pizza restaurant in Lawrence, Limestone Pizza Kitchen Bar at 814 Massachussetts.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Dining, Recipes, Massachusetts, Kansas

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

On the heels of Earth Day a profile of Boston's Gina McCarthy, EPA

This week, President Obama nominated Gina McCarthy to serve as administrator of the EPA.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Global Warming, Environment, Science, Massachusetts, UMass Boston

19 hrs ago | Patch.com

Mitt Romney Donates Cash For Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's Criminal Defense

Former Massachusetts governor and losing presidential candidate Mitt Romney has contributed $10,000 to help former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell fight criminal charges.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Massachusetts, Virginia, Virginia Government

23 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Mass. Regulator on Boston Bombing Claims, TRIA Reauthorization Effort

Massachusetts Division of Insurance's last data call showed that the vast majority of insurance claims stemming from the Boston marathon bombing tragedy have been resolved.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

With eyes on possible Clinton run, questions on room for other women

But her candidacy would also likely block the paths for other women running for the White House, and, notably, for those who would like to be vice president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts, Amy Klobuchar

Business Journal

Mass. AG opens investigation into U.S. Info Search, Experian after data breach

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that her office opened an investigation into the data broker U.S. Info Search and the credit reporting company Experian after reports that criminals were able to gain access to a database containing the personal information of more than 200 million U.S. citizens.

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Boston Herald

Vermont jury awards $35 million in sex abuse case

A woman who said she was sexually abused over several years in the 1990s was awarded $35 million by a civil court jury, though her attorney acknowledged it was unlikely the defendant would ever be able to pay all of it.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much... In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Michigan, Michigan Government, Massachusetts, Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma

JD Supra

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Proposes Elimination of Most...

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently proposed legislative reform that would abolish non-compete agreements made in the technology and life sciences sectors, as well as other, currently unspecified industries.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Massachusetts, US Governors

UnionLeader.com

Dover Head Start volunteer was required to register as sex offender

The Policy Council chairman of Head Start was convicted in Massachusetts for the indecent assault and battery on a minor, according to an indictment charging him with a class A felony.

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CBS Local

Average Mass. Gas Price Rises 7 Cents In Past Week

The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has shot up by 7 cents in the past week, but still remains well below the national average.

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Business Journal

Mass. physicians economic impact on state almost $40B

A study released last week by the American Medical Association shows that the economic impact of physicians to the Massachusetts economy in 2012 totaled $39.5 billion, reflecting contributions in jobs, wages and benefits, and tax revenues.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kiplinger Online

The GOP's Uphill Fight for the White House

Though Republicans are well positioned ahead of this fall's congressional races, two key factors may make the 2016 presidential election a different story, as they try to keep Democrats from extending their two-term hold on the White House for the first time since 1930.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Mediaite.com

Glenn Beck Really Regrets Gift He Gave to Romney: 'Pisses Me Off to This Day'

The Blaze radio host Glenn Beck revealed on Monday that he deeply regrets giving Mitt Romney the gift he gave him when the former Massachusetts governor ran for president.

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

Examiner.com

Democrat troll, tyrant, gangster, and domestic terrorist Sen. Harry Reid

Sen. Reid has proven to be one of the nastiest, most vicious thug, liar, and slanderer in government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government, Nevada, Massachusetts, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WVNY

Sex Assault Victim Has Right to $20 Million of Abuser's Money

A Chittenden Superior Court jury returned a $35 million verdict against Scott Isaacson, 56, of Hyannis, Mass.

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The Huffington Post

How The Right's View Of Non-White Voters Got So Demented

In this March 15, 2013 file photo, former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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