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  1. Make My DayLEONARDO Da Vinci's Secret DiaryRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    Is the Herman Cain boom, such as it was, finally over? Cain, the former CEO of the Godfather's Pizza chain and head of the National Restaurant Association , had been running neck-and-neck with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in many national polls for the Republican presidential nomination. Then came the news of five complaints from women about inappropriate behavior and unwanted sexual advances by Cain, two of which resulted in a financial settlements.


  2. On Native GroundOCCUPY Wall Street: the Inevitable Result of Three Decades of InequalityRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2011 | American Reporter

    CNN interrupted its regular programming Saturday morning to carry a 20-minute speech to the evangelical Values Voter conference by ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. They were attempting - with the best of motives, really - to influence voters around the country to sympathize with a Mormon who evangelicals say is not the "true Christian" that ought to lead our nation.


  3. Report: Broken promises, Mother Nature snag state's wetland constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Three decades ago, Massachusetts became a darling of the environmental movement for requiring developers to replace virtually every square foot of wetlands they destroyed to build houses, parking lots and shopping malls. The policy was designed to slow the destruction of one of nature's most underappreciated resources: swamps, marshes, seasonal ponds and other soggy places that filter pollution, host threatened species and control floodwaters.


  4. All Outdoors: Muzzleloader deer hunting in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 |

    Stage three of the whitetail deer hunting season, primitive weapons, or muzzleloaders if you prefer, is in full swing with deer sightings and shots taken becoming more frequent. The age and rack size of Massachusetts bucks downed still leads New England and New York when compared to land mass available, but the total harvest will be minuscule in comparison.


  5. 'Level playing field' sought on rooms taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Cape Cod Times

    On Beacon Hill, home rule petitions routinely pass without objection or regard for a politician's party, sailing through a Legislature notorious for its otherwise plodding pace. But in recent legislative sessions, three Cape Cod towns' proposals to expand the local rooms tax have been exceptions to the Statehouse's typical deference to a municipality's will.


  6. Framingham Man Wins Mass Audubon Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 |

    Now in its fifth year, Mass Audubon's annual photography contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors , has evolved into a "must" for hundreds of photographers eager to express a love of nature through their images. And with more than 2,000 photos submitted since the contest began April 1, judging so many top-quality entries was especially challenging.


  7. David L Ryan/Globe staff file Patrick's selections leave imprint on Mass. judiciaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 |

    Governor Deval Patrick will leave plenty behind when he steps down next month, from the foundations of a multibillion-dollar casino industry to lingering questions about a troubled medical marijuana rollout. In his two terms, Patrick has appointed nearly half of the state's 411 judges - putting child support disputes, murder trials, and questions of constitutional law in the hands of a substantially more diverse bench for decades to come.


  8. What is a CHNA Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cape Cod Times

    The tiny lights on a tree look pretty insignificant one by one. They only glow when they are all strung together.


  9. Outdoor Adventures: Holiday gifts for skiers and ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    Whether you're still in the shopping mood or waiting to spend some holiday cash, there are all sorts of gifts for skiers and riders. Last month's visit to the Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo provided a glimpse of glorious goodies.


  10. On Native GroundWHAT Did the 'Fiscal Cliff' Actually Accomplish?Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2013 | American Reporter

    As someone who has been following politics since I've been able to read, I believe that the 2012 presidential campaign will go down into the history books as an perfect example of how an incumbent can win re-election despite all the conventional wisdom that states otherwise. A list of those shibboleths may find value somewhere.


  11. The Transformation of AmericaPart VII: First, to Know; Then, to doRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2012 | American Reporter

    In the overall mechanics of transformative government, attitude is so important! Not just a simplistic "can do" confidence but the simple belief that government might - holy cow! - actually solve or take the lead in solving or confronting a major problem. Many GOP leaders or presidential candidates boasted during the primary campaign about how, on being elected, they would eliminate government departments left and right.


  12. Campaign 2012HOW to Win the Final DebateRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2012 | American Reporter

    In Texas and Oklahoma, ranchers and farmers have joined with activists and Occupy Wall Street alums to try to stop the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline - designed to bring toxic and dangerous tar sands oil from Canada to U.S. refineries. On the stage at Hofstra University on Tuesday night, President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney spun fairy tales about "clean" coal and energy independence through more domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.


  13. The WilliesISRAEL, Iran and 'Moral Equivalence'Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2012 | American Reporter

    If it looks to you that the Republican Party's primary voters this year seem older and whiter than usual, you're not mistaken. National Journal took a look at exit polls posted on through last week's Super Tuesday primaries.


  14. Make My DayDON'T Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be CampersRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2011 | American Reporter

    I remember turning to Ron Fournier, the AP's chief political writer, as we listened in Denver to Gov. Howard Dean of Vermont talking about something or other long forgotten. He's on the margin of hysteria, I told him; I could hear it coming in his voice, and it was going to get loose pretty soon, I said.


  15. Reporting: LondonPAKISTANIS in Britain Seek a Bridge Across CulturesRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2010 | American Reporter

    It's a sign of how totally insane this nation has become when the passage of a health care bill that has so many conservative elements within it is labeled as socialist. It's a sign of how totally insane this nation has become when the only ones who voted for a fundamentally conservative bill are Democrats, and those Democrats are receiving death threats for doing so.


  16. Dog Killed By Hunters In Cape Cod TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | CBS Local

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  17. Exit 36 South in Massachusetts could reduce traffic in southern NashuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Nashua Telegraph

    It might have been coincidence that the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce met to discuss a proposed southbound Exit 36 just as a Massachusetts accident brought F.E. Everett Turnpike traffic to a standstill on both sides of the state border, but nobody at a gathering Thursday morning missed the connection. "There has been an explosion of residential and commercial development, but there was also an explosion in traffic, which you all experienced this morning," Kerrie Diers, executive director of the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, said at the start of the chamber's monthly Business Insider Breakfast.


  18. Walter KangasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Cape Cod Times

    Walter Kangas passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Walter was born Nov. 6, 1932 in Boston, MA to Matthew Kangas and Ellen Samuelson.


  19. Mass. things to know: Pardons, punked by POTUSRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Boston Marathon bombing suspect returned to court for the first time in a year and a half, 14 people were indicted for their roles in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak, and a court overturned taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery for a convicted murderer. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013 on 30 federal charges stemming from the bombings at the marathon finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260.


  20. Cornerstone - Mass. taxpayers hit with buffer zone costs; is NH next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | NH Insider

    A settlement in federal court this month has proven that the Massachusetts "buffer zone" law was not only unconstitutional but is also bad news for taxpayers. The state of Massachusetts has agreed to pay $1.2 million to attorneys for the plaintiffs in the McCullen v.