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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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

Medical News Today

Methodologies devized for tracking disease outbreaks in communities

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Sun Apr 20, 2014

UPI

Body found along Massachusetts interstate identified as missing boy

A child's body found near a Massachusetts highway Friday was positively identified as that of 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver, who had been missing for months.

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Cape Cod Times

Today will be sunny and cooler with highs in the upper 40s and northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

For a live look at weather around the Cape visit Cape Cod Live Cams , including our cams at the Cape Cod Canal bridges.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Massachusetts, Science / Technology, Space, Pope Benedict XVI

Boston Herald

Mass. recognizes divorces granted abroad

Q I got married in 2000 in Boston. In 2001, my husband and I moved to Turkey where we have been living ever since.

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Banker & Tradesman

Mass. Banks Sue Target

A group of Massachusetts community banks have filed a class-action lawsuit against Target Corp., hoping to force the big-box retailer to pony up some of the costs of dealing with last year's data breach.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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