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  1. Hillary Clinton rallies women in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections. Clinton on Friday rallied Democrats on behalf of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, who is running for governor, and was helping gubernatorial candidates in Rhode Island and Maine as part of a swing through New England aimed at boosting support among women.

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  2. Clinton and Warren, Together At LastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Time

    ... all the same, as both women worked to gin up support for Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate in the Massachusetts Governor race, as she seemed to slip behind her Republican opponent Charles Baker. Warren went first and emphasized Coakley's ...

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  3. Forum Highlights How Mass. Aims To Reduce Carbon EmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    In the absence of action by Congress on climate change, Massachusetts officials are pressing ahead to reduce the state's carbon footprint and plan for sea level rise. State officials discussed their plans at a forum on climate change at Wentworth Institute of Technology Friday.

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  4. Boston mayor vetoes $20,000 city council pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... delay the raises until 2016, when a new 13-member council would take office, after city lawyers pointed to a Massachusetts ethics law prohibiting government officials from voting on matters in which they or their families have a direct financial ...

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  5. State House Roundup: Good Guy, CharlieRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... of the campaign. To help the cause, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will be in Massachusetts with Coakley and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Saturday as Walsh tries to fill the shoes of city kingmaker, or queenmaker, Thomas ...

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  6. Wet leaves can make for slippery driving conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    A fall nor'easter brought plenty of rain and wind to western Massachusetts this week. The storm knocked a lot of the leaves, that have made for a pretty nice fall foliage season off the trees and onto lawns and streets.

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  7. Amherst residents with concerns, comments about UMass have chance to...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Beginning Monday, Tony Maroulis, University of Massachusetts Amherst director of community relations, will be holding court in coffee shops around town giving people a chance to ask questions or comment about town gown affairs. Called Community Conversations, the sessions are designed to be a comfortable setting for "questions, comments, complaints and conversation," Maroulis said in a press release.

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  8. Amherst firefighter Casey Bergeron completes state course on arson investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Amherst firefighter Casey M. Bergeron was among the 31 people to graduate from an advanced course on arson investigation at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy , according to the Massachusetts Office of Fire Prevention. He was one of 24 firefighters, three police officers and four state police officers to complete the six-day course.

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  9. Teller at Greenfield Freedom Credit Union branch led in tears from...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... had tried to lay the blame on an innocent person. Porter was sentenced to one year in jail at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center in Chicopee and ordered her to serve 10 years probation. Josephson also ordered her to make ...

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  10. Springfield's Ebola preparedness task force meets, reviews...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... then further plans for care of the patient are determined by the Centers for Disease Control and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. "We are hoping not to see a lot of people, with flu-like symptoms self-diagnosing with Ebola. The people ...

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  11. Hillary Clinton No Longer Believes That Companies Create JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Hillary Clinton has flip-flopped on whether companies create jobs-and she's done it since her book came out in June. Here's what she said Friday, as she tried to bask in the populist sun of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at a Boston rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley: "There were still too many barriers and restrictions, but American companies were slowly gaining access to Indian markets, creating jobs and opportunities for people in both countries."

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  12. Fitch Rates Mass Water Resources Authority Revs 'AA+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... profile. MWRA provides wholesale water and wastewater services to 61 communities located primarily in eastern Massachusetts. Almost 2.8 million people (or over 40% of the population of the commonwealth) reside in the authority's service area. The ...

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  13. Massachusetts driver says cement beams fell from truck, crushing SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    Vidon George was taken to the hospital Thursday after several cement beams fell onto his car near the intersection of Trapelo Road and Route 128, fire officials said. THE INVESTIGATION A FEW DAYS AFTER THE ATTACKS.

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  14. Volunteers beautify Manchaug PondRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Those efforts resulted in the organization receiving two Non Point Source Pollution grants from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. According to the MPF website, www.manchaugpond.net , the grants allows the nonprofit to ...

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  15. Gobi announces recreational trail grants for Spencer and BrookfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Moose Hill Snowmobile Connector Conservation Project. "The sweeping landscape and rich environment of Central Massachusetts are two of the area's biggest assets," said Rep. Gobi. "These grants will allow constituents in Brookfield and Spencer the ...

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  16. Mass. nurses raise alarm on Ebola on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A contingent of Massachusetts nurses wearing red scrubs attended a packed congressional hearing Friday on Ebola to admonish lawmakers and government agencies for failing to standardize guidelines and providing enough protective gear to care for Ebola patients. "If someone comes into the hospital we want to be able to take care of that patient," Karen Coughlin, vice president of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, said in an interview.

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  17. Clinton praises potential rival WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    Potential 2016 rivals Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren crossed paths at a Massachusetts campaign event on Friday, with Clinton hailing Warren as a "passionate champion for working people." "I am so pleased to be here with your senior senator, the passionate champion for working people and middle class families, Elizabeth Warren," Clinton said at the begining of her speech rallying support for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley.

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  18. CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Harvard Hillside

    ... and that elder abuse might be occurring within the family, a notion that is difficult to accept." In Massachusetts, 22 elder protective service agencies are charged with addressing cases of physical and sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and ...

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  19. Bomb squad confiscates Fitchburg fireworks cacheRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg Fire Department and bomb squad officials from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services responded to a report of a stash of fireworks being stored in a shed around 11 a.m. on Friday. The fireworks were found in a shed in the back yard of 596 Oak Hill Rd. by neighbor Dean Miller.

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  20. Mass. man wins lottery - twice.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Massachusetts resident Kenneth J. Stokes had the winning tickets in this week's state lottery. Both had the same number.

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