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3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

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.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Landslide, Wedding

8 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Body Found Believed To Be Missing 5-Year-Old Mass. Boy

Investigators in Massachusetts say they believe they have found the body of a child missing for more than six months.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Former WH Press Secretary Dana Perino Calls The President a "Jerk" for Detailing Republican Lies

The Republican Party is frustrated with President Barack Obama, simply because, despite their continuing protest of the President, through historic obstructionism and sabotage, which will forever be duly noted in the pages of history, he has manage to defeat them, and has done so because the issues he supports, in contrast to their destructive ... (more)

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

Turnto10.com

Bail significantly reduced for Mass. registered sex offender

A Worcester Superior Court Judge this week reduced bail for a registered sex offender and Uxbridge resident, who had been arrested on new child abuse charges last month.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Massachusetts

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Mets Mascot: Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Me If I Got Too Close to Clinton

Secret Service agent threatened to put some high heat in the Mets mascot's oversized dome if he ventured too close to former President Bill Clinton during a 1997 game at Shea Stadium.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Massachusetts

Business Journal

One prescription for success: Stop talking for a while

John Rossetti , the vice president and Employee Benefits Practice Leader at Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers, is no stranger to health plans.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Breitbart.com

Coulter Reiterates 'Romney 2016,' Hits 'Conservative Media' for Not...

On Sean Hannity's Thursday radio show, conservative commentator Ann Coulter, author of " Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican ," doubled down on her call for another presidential run in 2016 by former Gov. Mitt Romney .

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

Sentinel & Enterprise

Mass. unemployment rate down to 6.3 percent

The Massachusetts unemployment rate continued a first-quarter plummet in March dropping to 6.3 percent as the state packed on 8,100 jobs.

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WBUR-AM Boston

Mass. Adds 8,100 Jobs In March; Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.3 Percent

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday that preliminary federal estimates show Massachusetts gained 8,100 jobs in March and the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent, from 6.5 percent the previous month.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Massachusetts

The Baltimore Sun

No looking backward [Commentary]

Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act .

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Massachusetts, Medicare, Opinion

Swing State Project

New Daily Kos Elections interactive legislative maps of Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and West Virginia

This week we have interactive state legislative district maps for Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

The Washington Post

Everything you need to know about Elizabeth Warrena s new book

Next week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's much-anticipated book, "A Fighting Chance," will be released, promising to further stir speculation about the rising Democratic star's political ambition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Massachusetts, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S

ConWebBlog

WND's Kupelian Distorts Study on Autism And Antidepressants

WorldNetDaily managing editor David Kupelian has long fearmongered about antidepressants, most recently straining to link them to autism .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Massachusetts, UC Davis, Depression, Health

Cape Cod Times

Today will be sunny with highs in the mid 40s and northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.

Tonight will be mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid 30s and there will be northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Industry group says new Mass. rules will raise water rates in many towns

As residents of a relatively rainy state, we haven't had the drought concerns that have rattled parts of the West.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Massachusetts

WBUR-AM Boston

Mass. Lawmakers Advance Bill To Help People With Autism

The Massachusetts House is backing a bill that offers strategies for addressing the needs of the growing number of children diagnosed with autism.

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Roll Call

Ratings Change: Massachusetts' 6th District

Massachusetts voters haven't sent a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives from any district in nearly 20 years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, Barack Obama

New Haven Independent

Harp Names New CSA

Okafor will start May 28 in her position, according to a press released the mayor's office issued Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Georgia, Georgia Government, Massachusetts

Cape Cod Times

Tax Day passes, minus the hoopla

The state extended its deadline for filing Massachusetts personal income taxes until midnight Friday after its online service "experienced delays due to heavy volume over the past few days" the Massachusetts Department of Revenue announced Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Boston.com

Mass. can't block sale of painkiller, judge rules

A federal judge ruled today that Governor Deval Patrick does not have the legal right to block the use of the powerful, controversial painkiller Zohydro in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Massachusetts, Drugs

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