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2 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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6 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.

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9 hrs ago | 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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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Boston.com

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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

Townhall

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.

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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.

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

UnionLeader.com

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

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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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, The General, Country

Star Tribune

Governors of Mass., N.H., step in to mend supermarket family feud

As an employee revolt at a New England grocery store chain headed into its fifth week, the governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire took the unusual step of personally stepping in to negotiations aimed at ending a standoff threatening the future of the popular low-priced supermarkets.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maggie Hassan

Sentinel & Enterprise

Patrick signs substance-abuse bill into law

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on four roll calls from prior legislative sessions.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Massachusetts

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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