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  1. Prosecutor: DNA backs inmate's claim court officer raped herRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Boston Herald

    Jose Martinez, right, a former Lawrence District Court officer, stands behind his attorney, Hank Brennan, during his arraignment hearing in Essex Superior Court Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Salem, Mass. Martinez is charged with four counts of rape, six counts of indecent assault and battery, and single counts of assault with intent to rape and misleading investigators.

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  2. Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Houston Chronicle

    In this May 5, 2015, file photo, Marc Dean, a parishioner who has been in a vigil at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church leaves in Scituate, Mass. For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary.

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  3. State Police Say Mass. Man Had 36 Pounds Of Marijuana In CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Hartford Courant

    A 45-year-old Massachusetts man is facing a number of drug related charges after he was caught with 36 pounds of packaged marijuana in the trunk of his car, state polic said. State police stopped Hugh Thomas, 45, of Dorchester, Mass., for speeding near Exit 70 of I-84 about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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  4. Our View: 'Mass exceptionalism' and the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Barnstable Patriot

    The death penalty verdict against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev exposed a cultural gap between Massachusetts and the rest of the country. Sixty percent of Americans favored the death penalty for the Boston Marathon bomber in a CBS News poll, while just 19 percent of Massachusetts residents, a Globe poll found, believed he should be executed.

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  5. Hinsdale Town Meeting set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Berkshire Eagle

    HINSDALE >> After one real delay and another threatened one - and months of goings on that ranged from good to bad to ugly - Town Meeting voters on Friday will decide on Hinsdale's budget and whether to hire a town administrator, and weigh the merits of a politically spicy parking bylaw. The Select Board lacked a quorum when it sought to finalize its fiscal 2016 budget figures on May 11, necessitating a May 15 meeting.

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  6. Mass. Adds 10,100 Jobs In April; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 4.7 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WBUR-AM Boston

    The Massachusetts economy gained an estimated 10,100 jobs in April, and the state unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 percentage point, to 4.7 percent, the state labor department reported Thursday. The jobless rate was last at 4.7 percent in January 2008, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development said.

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  7. Mayor Issues Substance Abuse, Addiction ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    Walsh: Report will serve as a blueprint for the new Office of Recovery Services; recovery expert Jennifer Tracey will lead the department. Mayor Martin J. Walsh on May 20, joined the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation to release Addiction and Recovery Services in the City of Boston, a Blueprint for Building a Better System of Care, a report on the current status of substance abuse and addiction in the city of Boston, according to a press statement.

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  8. Bill Burke to perform at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of NortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton will welcome Bill Burke for a performance on Monday, June 22 at 1:30 p.m. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton will welcome Bill Burke for a performance on Monday, June 22 at 1:30 p.m. Burke is a singer and comedian who performs comedy and cabaret shows throughout Massachusetts. He was an original cast member of the musical comedy hit "Mass Hysteria" and has performed with the comedy troop, "Hot Spot Cabaret."

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  9. Concord resident Dr. Alan Woodward receives Lifetime Achievement...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    May 20- Alan C. Woodward, M.D. has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society as the 2015 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award, given to a member of the Society who has made a lasting contribution to the practice of medicine over a lifetime and who has made significant contributions to the goals of the Society. He will receive the award, the Society's most prestigious honor, at the Society's annual meeting in Boston May 1. One of the state's leading public health advocates, Dr. Woodward's commitment to his profession, patients, and the Massachusetts Medical Society spans nearly four decades, and he has served the organization in a number of capacities since becoming a member of the Society in 1983.

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  10. Danvers Moves to Level 4 Water RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    This means outdoor watering with sprinklers and/or irrigation systems is allowed on Tuesday and Saturday ONLY from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Hand watering is allowed anytime. Car washing is also allowed.

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  11. McConnell teams with Dem to press HHS for opioid actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Hill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is teaming with Democratic Sen. Ed Markey to call on the Department of Health and Human Services to take more action against the heroin crisis. McConnell and Markey sent a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Tuesday encouraging the Surgeon General to issue a report and call to action on opioid abuse.

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  12. The GOP and Willie Horton: Together againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Politico

    Now that we know whether Jeb would have launched his brother's invasion of Iraq - yes, I don't know, I'm not saying, and no - I want to know if Jeb would have launched his father's campaign against Willie Horton. Some might consider that an unfair question.

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  13. On Native GroundHOW to Run a Business Into the GroundRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    The first daily newspaper that I worked for, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette , was sold a couple of weeks ago to a Florida-based company called Halifax Media Group. Halifax, founded in 2010 by three private equity investment firms, bought the paper for - depending on whose estimate you believe - between $7 million and $15 million.

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  14. Huckabee Will Skip Iowa Straw Poll with Bush, GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Breitbart.com

    In an op-ed in the Des Moines Register , Huckabee explained why he won't take part in the grassroots event in Iowa this year. To win in 2016, it's important to learn from the mistakes of the last few election cycles, in which conservatives were divided and opened a path for a more moderate establishment candidate to ultimately win the nomination, only to lose to Obama.

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  15. Appeals court delays transgender inmate's surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBS News

    A federal appeals court delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California on Thursday, hours after a state panel recommended that she be paroled. The pair of decisions makes it less likely that convicted killer Michelle-Lael Norsworthy, who has lived as a woman since the 1990s, will receive the surgery before she is released from prison.

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  16. Prosecutor: DNA backs inmate's claim court officer raped herRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Boston Herald

    Jose Martinez, right, a former Lawrence District Court officer, stands behind his attorney, Hank Brennan, during his arraignment hearing in Essex Superior Court Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Salem, Mass. Martinez is charged with four counts of rape, six counts of indecent assault and battery, and single counts of assault with intent to rape and misleading investigators.

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  17. Allstate plans to hire up to 70 agents, reps in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lowell Sun

    Allstate Insurance Co. announced this week that it aims to appoint more than 70 new insurance agents and personal financial representatives in Massachusetts over the next year.

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  18. Mass. House Speaker stuck in school during lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lowell Sun

    A suburban Boston high school has been placed on lockdown with Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and another state lawmaker stuck aside. The Patriot Ledger reports that DeLeo was at Weymouth High School to serve as a guest judge in a mock trial competition when the school went into lockdown just after noon.

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  19. Mass. jobless rate falls to 7-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts economy added jobs for the eighth consecutive month, dropping the state unemployment rate to its lowest level since the earliest days of the recession. The state's Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday that unemployment in Massachusetts fell to 4.7 percent in April, from 4.8 percent in March.

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  20. Editorial: Let them playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Recorder

    The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Council's decision making it harder for middle school athletes to compete on the varsity level this fall can be couched in all sorts of language about competition and integrity, of fairness and even gaming the system.

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