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Marine's stolen Purple Heart replaced
About a week after thieves stole a fallen Marine's Purple Heart, a lawmaker in Massachusetts steps in to make sure honor is restored.
Fri May 17, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Fallen Marine's posthumous Purple Heart stolen
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - The father of a New Bedford Marine killed in Iraq says he's heartbroken that a thief broke into his home and stole his son's posthumous Purple Heart.
Mon May 13, 2013
Fishing interests begin to map strategy
When fisheries regulation gets a makeover in the next year or two, the New England fishery intends to get into the debate early to impress on regulators how badly served the region has been under existing rules.
Fri May 10, 2013
New Bedford meeting to tackle fishing rules rewrite
A summit meeting of sorts is set for Monday to prepare for this year's reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act that regulates commercial fishing.
Tue May 07, 2013
Seeking creative solutions
The Groundfish Industry Rally at the Boston Fish Pier on April 29 did a good job of reminding the troops that the fight for the industry's future isn't over yet.
USDA Wants More Massachusetts Cranberries
United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and William "Mo" Cowan, along with Congressmen James McGovern, William Keating, and Joseph P. Kennedy III Friday applauded the decision of the United States Department of Agriculture to purchase up to $5 million of cranberry concentrate for federal nutrition assistance programs, including food banks.
Mon May 06, 2013
USDA to Purchase $5 Million of Cranberry Concentrate
The USDA's plan to purchase up to $5 million in cranberry concentrate from growers in Massachusetts will help support local farmers, a vital part of the economy of Southeastern Massachusetts.
Sun May 05, 2013
Rep: Jihadist Named Tamerlan Tsarnaev as 'Fellow Extremist'
When Russian counterterrorism agents interrogated Islamic insurgent William Plotnikov in 2011, he named Boston Marathon Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev " a fellow extremist ," according to Rep.
Fri May 03, 2013
Massachusetts senators, reps, applaud cranberry purchase
The Massachusetts legislative delegation is applauding the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase up to $5 million in cranberry concentrate for federal nutrition assistance programs, including food banks, members said in a news release.
Thu May 02, 2013
New York Magazine
Boston Bombers Originally Planned Fourth of July Attack
The Tsarnaev brothers initially intended to strike Boston on the Fourth of July and considered suicide attacks, according to a new account of what Dzhokhar told investigators before he was read his Miranda rights.
Rep. Keating On Bombings: 'This Will All Go Under A Microscope'
In response to the bombings, Massachusetts U.S. Rep. William Keating has promised a complete review of the nation's anti-terrorism programs.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Politicians flock to rally against fishing quotas
Steve Urbon/The Standard-Times U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren greets Valerie Nelson of Gloucester at a Boston rally on Monday in support of the Northeast fishing industry.
Bipartisan group calls for broader religious exemptions in ObamaCare
House Republicans and Democrats have joined together to re-introduce a bill that would expand the religious conscience exemptions under ObamaCare.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
GOPs plead for Markey run
Republicans are salivating over the prospect of a match-up with Democratic front-runner U.S. Rep.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
N.E. House members mourn those lost
Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, took to the House floor this afternoon to speak about marathon victims, first responders, and next year's Patriots Day.