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  1. 'World's Most Beloved Opera Singer' Makes Broadway Debut in Living on Love, Beginning TonightRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in July 2014 at the Williamstown Theatre Festival ( Jenny Gersten , Artistic Director) in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where it also featured Ms. Fleming, Ms. Chlumsky, Mr. Sills, Mr. Hammond , Mr. Roberts on and was directed by Ms. Marshall. BWW TV ...

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  2. CBS Films Announces PATRIOTS' DAY, Based on Events of 2013 Boston Marathon BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Davis played an integral role in working with the FBI, Watertown Police Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and local first responders to track, identify and apprehend the suspected bombers. Their tactics included the ...

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  3. DYS Facility In Boston Closed Over Allegations Staff Mistreated YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... males committed to DYS by the juvenile courts. An outside vendor, Jamaica Plain-based Volunteers of America, Massachusetts , ran Casa Isla. It confirmed the program was shut down and its contract with the state was terminated. "There were some ...

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  4. WSU leaders, students among those calling for greater investment in higher edRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... commonwealth to push for increased Statehouse funding for public higher education. Participants in the 2015 Massachusetts State Universities Advocacy Day will convene at 10:15 a.m. at the Garner Auditorium at the Statehouse to make their case to the ...

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  5. Actress Patricia Arquette, state Treasurer Deb Goldberg highlight gender wage gapRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... critical economic issue and lead the nation in implementing wage quality initiatives." Noting that women in Massachusetts earn just 82 cents on the dollar that men earn, African-American women earn 61 cents, and Latina women earn just 50 cents, ...

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  6. Sexual harassment allegation outlives diner it targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    While the grill has gone cold at the Route 9 Diner Holyoke, the office of the Attorney General is still serving the business a sexual harassment complaint. Attorney General Maura Healey filed a discrimination complaint against the Hadley business owners with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on Friday.

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  7. The Causes of CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HCAM News

    ... about how the disease develops. To raise public awareness, the April edition of Physician Focus with the Massachusetts Medical Society features Robb Friedman, M.D., Medical Director of The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in ...

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  8. Elizabeth Warren: Why the media won't take no for an answerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... result? This has to transcend the desire for a horse race. Some pundits' hearts simply beat faster when the Massachusetts Democrat talks about taking on Wall Street and battling special interests. The prospect of her launching a liberal crusade in ...

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  9. Reid Is Proud He Slandered Romney Over His TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sweetness & Light

    ... Democrat today. (Cf. Barack Obama's 2012 campaign ads.) Reid first made the accusation against the former Massachusetts governor in a 2012 interview with the Huffington Post. At the time, Reid claimed that a Bain Capital investor told him Romney ...

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  10. Provincetown's 'Lady of the Dunes' one of cases in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Cape Cod Times

    "In 1974, the story said, a woman had been found dead on a beach in Provincetown, Massachusetts, her hands chopped off at the wrists, her skull bashed in. She was nude, lying on a thick beach blanket, a pair of Wrangler jeans neatly folded under her almost-severed head.

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  11. Man accused of raping UMass student says sex was consensualRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WWLP

    One of four men charged with gang-raping a University of Massachusetts student has testified that the sex was consensual. Twenty-one-year-old Emmanuel Bile Jr. of Pittsfield took the stand at his trial Thursday and said the woman was conscious and willing when they had sex in October 2012.

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  12. Mass. farmers push for legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    As more Massachusetts residents buy their food directly from local farmers, farmers want lawmakers and regulators to help them keep up with demand. Massachusetts ranks fifth in the nation for direct sales from farmers to consumers, according to Sen. Anne Gobi, a Democrat from Spencer.

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  13. Push on to expand pre-K offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... argue that it can help close an achievement gap in a critical developmental period through age 5. In Massachusetts, more than 40 percent of third-graders cannot read at a proficient level, according to the Pre-K for MA campaign. For low-income ...

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  14. 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Girl Scouts hosting camp fair and giving away free week of camp and Jack's Abby Brewing has 3 new porters today. a a a 1. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is hosting a Girl Scout camp fair in Framingham, tonight, to promote its day and resident summer camps, including Camp Cedar Hill in Waltham.

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  15. Panel eyes new UMass president's hiring by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The panel searching for the next University of Massachusetts president touted the public portion of its process Tuesday before voting to meet in a secret session to discuss "prospects" for the high-profile and high-paying job. "Clearly this is one of the more visible searches in the country.

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  16. Baker shakes up biz developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Five of the six regional directors at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development were fired Friday by the Baker administration, which said it's looking to move in a "different direction" while maintaining the office. Secretary of House and Economic Development Jay Ash confirmed that all regional directors, with the exception of Northeast Director Peter Milano, were dismissed, and said some offers have already been made to hire their replacements.

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  17. Poll: Mass. Backs Policies To Combat Global Warming, But It Remains A 2nd-Tier IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    Massachusetts voters support a number of policies to combat global warming, a MassINC poll finds, though it remains a second-tier issue in voters' minds, far behind the economy, education and health care. Survey respondents were offered 12 different policy suggestions aimed at battling climate change, including stricter energy efficiency standards and improving the state's public transportation network, and majorities said they "strongly support" or "somewhat support" all 12 ideas.

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  18. Granby's Dave Helman champions vintage country, bluegrass musicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... sink window as his wife, Rose L. Helman, sits next to him. (She likes to call him "Mr. Bluegrass of Western Massachusetts.") "The Coffee-Drinking Midnight Hawk," now deceased, used to send Helman songs and commentary to use on his radio show. Though ...

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  19. Supporters of Massachusetts film tax credit pack StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Supporters of the state's film tax credit packed a Statehouse hearing Tuesday to argue against Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to do away with the decade-old tax break for movie and TV production in Massachusetts. Baker wants to use the money that would be saved to double the state's earned income tax credit for low-income families.

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  20. Bill would help more kids attend pre-kindergarten programsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Early education advocates are pushing a bill they say will help close a persistent achievement gap in schools and make sure more Massachusetts children can attend pre-kindergarten programs. One goal of the bill is to close that gap.

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