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  1. Leveled strip club's owner sues over gas explosionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    The owner of a strip club that was destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million, claiming the company was deprived of years of "generous" income. The lawsuit against Columbia Gas says the owner of Scores Gentleman's Club "has forever lost the ability to use the property for its club" because a 2003 Springfield ordinance that bars new adult entertainment venues prevents rebuilding it.

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  2. Photo GalleryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    HOLIDAY CHEER: From left, Judy Swanson, development coordinator of Laboure Center, and former state Senate President William Bulger and wife Mary Bulger attend the kickoff for the Laboure Center's 24th Christmas House Tour. Before crashing the net and dislodging it, Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic thinks he has this goal by a nose but even after review the officials said no goal on against the Pittsburgh Penguins at TD Garden.

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  3. Owner of destroyed Massachusetts strip club suesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The owner of a strip club destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million. The lawsuit filed by the owner of Scores Gentleman's Club against Columbia Gas said if the Springfield club had not been destroyed it could have enjoyed years of "generous" income.

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  4. Funeral set for Dec. 1 for Springfield ex-bishopRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Maguire died Sunday at age 95. He led the Springfield diocese from 1977 to 1992 and faced allegations following retirement that clergy sex abuse and cover-up of that abuse had happened on his watch. The diocese said Monday that prayers will be held for Maguire this Sunday evening at the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel.

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  5. MGM meeting with Springfield Council on casinoRead the original story

    Monday | Boston Herald

    MGM Resorts will take two key steps on Monday as it seeks to break ground in 2015 on an $800 million casino in Springfield that's being billed as the largest single development in western Massachusetts history. A monthlong public comment period officially opens on the casino's final environmental impact report, which it submitted to the state office of energy and environmental affairs earlier this month.

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  6. Massachusetts celebrates National Adoption DayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Boston Herald

    More than 100 children who had been in foster care in Massachusetts have been officially adopted in ceremonies at five courthouses across the state. The adoptions of the 108 children ranging from babies to teenagers were completed Friday as part of the state's celebration of National Adoption Day.

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  7. Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limitsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Boston Herald

    The state's three licensed casino companies voiced strong concerns Thursday about a plan floated by regulators to limit the time and money gamblers spend at casinos. During a discussion before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, representatives from Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming all said they support innovative ways of preventing gambling addiction.

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  8. Jock accused of assault to submit galpal's textsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Boston Herald

    The lawyer for a Western New England University football player accused of beating his girlfriend so severely she suffered a fractured skull said he will present text messages in court today that he says show the alleged victim has told friends she doesn't remember how she was injured. John Perry, 21, of Marblehead, was ordered held without bail Monday in Springfield District Court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery.

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  9. Study: Massachusetts schools punish more minoritesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts public schools punish a disproportionately high number of minorities and students with disabilities with out-of-school suspensions, putting them at higher risk of dropping out or getting in trouble with the law, according to a civil rights group. About two-thirds of those suspensions are for minor infractions, including nonviolent, noncriminal and nondrug offenses, according to the report released Tuesday by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice.

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  10. Health Connector sticks with Jonathan GruberRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Boston Herald

    Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber will remain on the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector, even as President Obama attempts to distance himself from the embattled MIT economist and conservatives used him in an attack ad in a high-a profile U.S. Senate race. "It would make political sense for him to disappear," said Thomas Whalen of Boston University of Gruber's job as a Connector board member.

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  11. The TickerRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Boston Herald

    MGM Resorts International yesterday paid Massachusetts a required $85 million gambling licensing fee for its $800 million Springfield resort casino, state gambling regulators announced. The Las Vegas-based company, through the limited liability company Blue Tarp reDevelopment, submitted the payment for its 15-year license electronically.

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  12. Health Connector sticks with Jonathan GruberRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Boston Herald

    Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber will remain on the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector, even as President Obama attempts to distance himself from the embattled MIT economist and conservatives used him in an attack ad in a high-a profile U.S. Senate race. "It would make political sense for him to disappear," said Thomas Whalen of Boston University of Gruber's job as a Connector board member.

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  13. Industries look for state roleRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Boston Herald

    A new advocacy group is fighting to make the state's innovation economy a key part of state government under the next governor. Innovate MA Alliance, led by Cambridge City Councilor and former Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Leland Cheung, is hoping to give industries including robotics, biotech and software development a consistent voice in state government.

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  14. Springfield man dies after knife fightRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Boston Herald

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Police say the stabbing death of a Springfield man was the result of a knife fight that was apparently drug related Police responding to reports of a disturbance in a seven-story apartment building in the city's McKnight neighborhood at about 1 p.m. Tuesday found two men suffering from stab wounds.

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  15. Mohegan Sun exec: 3rd Connecticut casino possibleRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Boston Herald

    The chief executive of the tribal authority that runs the Mohegan Sun says it could seek a deal with rival Foxwoods Resort Casino to build a third Connecticut casino near the Massachusetts line to compete with casinos opening in the Bay State. Mitchell Etess, chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, told The Day of New London it's "very easy" to see a solution drawn up by the Connecticut legislature.

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  16. Baker continues building bridgesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Boston Herald

    Gov.-elect Charlie Baker reached across the aisle for his first Cabinet pick, naming Democratic Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash as his secretary of Housing and Economic Development, a Baker adviser told the Herald, as Baker spent Veterans Day continuing to build on his support among minorities in Boston. Ash has been Chelsea's chief executive since 2000 and before that was a staff director to the House majority leader at the State House.

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  17. Springfield prisoner escapes from treatment centerRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 8 | Boston Herald

    Police are searching for a prisoner who jumped from the second-floor window of a rehabilitation center in Springfield and fled from custody. Hampden Country Sheriff's Department spokesman Stephen O'Neil said on Saturday that Abimel Roman, of Springfield, was serving time for burglary and receiving stolen property.

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  18. Theodore F. Kressler Jr., Quincy deputy fire chief, 86Read the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Boston Herald

    Theodore F. Kressler Jr. of Quincy, a retired deputy fire chief, died Tuesday at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

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  19. Gov.-elect Baker visits west-central MassachusettsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Boston Herald

    Gov.-elect Charlie Baker praised the development of an MGM casino in downtown Springfield on Friday as he made his first visit to west-central Massachusetts since the election. Baker visited Springfield City Hall, asking Mayor Domenic Sarno how his incoming administration can help as the $800 million project - the largest private development in western Massachusetts history - gets underway.

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  20. Gov.-elect visits state's west and central regionsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Boston Herald

    Governor-elect Charlie Baker is promising that education will be a priority of his new administration and is praising the development of an MGM casino in Springfield. Baker visited Springfield City Hall on Friday morning, asking Mayor Domenic Sarno how his incoming administration can help as the $800 million project - the largest private development in western Massachusetts history - gets underway.

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