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2 hrs ago | Inside Medford

Tufts Study: Kids' Lunches, Snacks from Home Could be More Healthy

A recent study by Tufts nutritionists of the food brought from home by over 600 Massachusetts students found room for improvement.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Massachusetts, Medicine, Tufts University

7 hrs ago | The Swellesley Report

Wellesley Water Warning FAQ

Wellesley Police Chief Terry Cunningham, Town Executive Director Hans Larsen, Director of Public Health Lenny Izzo and the DPW's Mike Pakstis gave us a call to answer some of the questions Swellesley readers have been asking today about the water warning that followed discovery of a positive E. coli test at a town reservoir .


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11 hrs ago | Newsday

O'Reilly: Unleash Obama political team on beheaders

US President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on the death of American journalist James Foley at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts August 20, 2014.


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

14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mass. high school students top nation in ACT test

The state's high school graduates led the nation this year in scoring on the ACT college readiness assessment test, according to results released Wednesday.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

18 hrs ago | WWLP

Report: Marijuana industry reaching into the billions

The State's department of public health is only a few steps away from awarding medical marijuana dispensary licenses.


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22 hrs ago | Business Journal

Guest commentary: Mass. shouldn't go too far to compete with Silicon Valley

Don't worry if you didn't make it to Fenway this summer - Boston's hottest rivalry is off the field.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Yesterday | Albany Times Union

Energy firm heads to wild

An innovative energy company that got its start in Stephentown with help from federal stimulus funding, but went bankrupt three years ago, has rebounded to head to one of the wildest places on earth - an island in the Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Group: I-495 incident shows need to fix bridges

An independent group says an incident in which debris peeled off a highway overpass and smashed the windshield of a car traveling below should serve as a warning about the need to fix crumbling roads and bridges in Massachusetts.


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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

BC-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

Editors, news directors: Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Massachusetts.


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Several Mass. Companies Land on 2014 Inc. 5000 List

A number of Massachusetts companies are listed on the 33rd annual Inc. 5000 , Inc. Magazine's yearly ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the United States.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Mass. technologists among MIT's list of top innovators under age 35

Michael Schmidt is the founder and CEO of Somerville-based Nutonian Inc., and was honored as one of MIT's top 35 innovators under 35 years old.


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Norwalk Citizen News

Romney stumps for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with supporter Mary Jo Pitzer at Tamarack during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Massachusetts, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, New York, Massachusetts

Fox News

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.


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


Awesome: Reporter Asks "Who Gets to Hold Hillary's Crown" When She Speaks?

Sometimes reporters just tell it like it is . Nevada reporter Jon Ralston offered an epic rant to viewers Monday when he spared no insults against Hillary Clinton and her "royal" speaking demands: "We don't have kings and queens in America, or at least we shouldn't.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream Aircraft, 2012 Presidential Election, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney

JD Supra

Changes in State Breach Notification Laws

As data breaches continue to occur, breach notification laws are being amended or enacted.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Missouri, Massachusetts, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

NHa s immigrants Welcome the ones from Mass.

A New York Times graphic from last week has some people once again asserting a myth about New Hampshire politics.


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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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors