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  1. MGM, Wynn to take on $1 billion each for projectsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Two Las Vegas-based casino companies say they each plan to take on at least $1 billion in debt to help pay for new casino-hotel developments in Massachusetts among other things. MGM Resorts says it plans to issue $1 billion in notes due 2023 to pay for a variety of costs including the construction of its MGM Springfield project in Massachusetts and MGM National Harbor development in Maryland as well as pay off old debt due next year.

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  2. Sex offender who failed to register freed with time served by US District Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor let a sex offender convicted decades ago off with time served for failing to register while he was living in Massachusetts in 2011. Carlos Matos, 64, was convicted of indecent assault of a young girl in 1980, according to court records.

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  3. Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being considered by state gambling regulators. But the state's recently licensed casino companies - Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming - have voiced strong concerns over the idea, suggesting such programs have not proved effective elsewhere.

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  4. Former Brown dean whose group won Nobel Prize diesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. He had heart disease and died Tuesday at his home in Fall River, Massachusetts, said his daughter, Linda Greer . In awarding Greer's Boston-based organization the peace prize, the Norwegian Nobel ...

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  5. Spotted: Turkeys Taking a Walk on the Wild Side...Dangerously Close to ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... turkeys - the sale, purchase, possession, propagation, importation, or release of which is illegal in Massachusetts. Their spawn often become nuisance turkeys. Rather than being territorial, turkeys are social and have a "pecking order" by which ...

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  6. Officials Expect More Will Hit The Road This ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    Transportation officials are warning holiday travelers to expect an increase in traffic this Thanksgiving, as lower gas prices - below $3 a gallon here for the first time since 2010 - will likely draw more people to venture by car to their Turkey Day destinations. More than a million Massachusetts residents are expected to hit the road for the holiday, the highest number since 2005, according to Mary Maguire, of AAA Southern New England.

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  7. Mass. Casino Operators Push Back On Proposed Gambling LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    To reduce problem gambling once casinos and slot parlors open in the state, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is considering a program that would allow gamblers to voluntarily set limits for how much and how long they can bet. Designed to target those at risk of becoming compulsive gamblers, the program would be the first of its kind in the U.S. But state casino operators appear skeptical.

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  8. Black Friday getting an early startRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... in many other states will launch the traditional start of holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving Day. But in Massachusetts, the state's so-called Blue Laws prevent retailers from opening on Thanksgiving and Christmas. "Anchor stores including J.C. ...

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  9. Harvard hotel housekeepers go on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... Administration, the incidence rate in 2013 was 75 percent higher at the hotel compared to other hotels in Massachusetts. "Harvard is the wealthiest university in the world yet they seem to be ignoring us," said injured worker Delmy Lemus. "My ...

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  10. A Winter for Owls? Snowies Return and Saw-whets Appear in NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... widespread and in some numbers. This past cold and windy weekend saw an arrival of Snowy Owls all over eastern Massachusetts and one or more Snowy Owls were spotted on Plum Island, several individuals at Logan Airport, Duxbury Beach, Sandy Neck in ...

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  11. Route 128 in Wakefield back open after truck fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... 128 were closed in Wakefield due to a hazmat situation, but are now back open, according to officials. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is doing its part to help Buffalo dig out from the over six feet of snow that is blanketing the ...

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  12. MassDOT to send trucks to help with Buffalo snowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is doing its part to help Buffalo dig out from the over six feet of snow that is blanketing the city. MassDOT CEO Frank Depaola spoke on Thursday and said that help is headed to Western New York.

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  13. Teen reports two suspects at Douglas home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... 128 were closed in Wakefield due to a hazmat situation, but are now back open, according to officials. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is doing its part to help Buffalo dig out from the over six feet of snow that is blanketing the ...

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  14. Scott Brown rejoins Fox News after lossRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... News signed Brown as a commentator in early 2013 after he lost his reelection bid for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts the previous year, to Elizabeth Warren (D). His six-figure contract with the network ended earlier this year before he ...

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  15. Gary Christenson and Kimberley Driscoll: The next chapter for Mass. gateway citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... decades of the 20th century, gateway cities struggled with job and population declines across the board, as Massachusetts's economy evolved from industry to innovation. Burdened by aging infrastructure, contaminated sites, and vacant buildings, ...

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  16. Mass. ready to lend plows to Buffalo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    As parts of Western New York struggle to keep up with snow that could pile up 8 feet high, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has prepared 12 snowplows to be sent to the Buffalo area to aid in snow removal. "It's not uncommon for states in New England or the Northeast region to help each other out," said Michael Verseckes, spokesman for Mass DOT.

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  17. Immigrants await announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... But this year, turkey is the last thing on anyone's minds. In a matter of hours, thousands of immigrants in Massachusetts and millions nationwide will know whether they qualify for work permits under President Obama's executive action for ...

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  18. Shire Pharmaceuticals Moving 500+ Jobs in LexingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... CEO Flemming Ornskov in a statement. "We've made the decision to consolidate our U.S. operations in the Massachusetts area to streamline operations and drive further efficiencies in the way we run our business and serve patients. Shire has a great ...

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  19. A Bunch of Smartypants Live in Wellesley, Says StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Wellesely is the third most educated place in America, according to a recent study released by NerdWallet. Just behind Bethesda and Potomac, MD, Wellesley joined three others to lock three Massachusetts cities and towns in the top ten list.

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  20. Edward Muscara joins St. Mary's BankRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    ... more than 180 dealer partners, St. Mary's Bank also provides vehicle financing through dealerships in Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont. Founded in Manchester in 1908, St. Mary's Bank was the first credit union in the nation. It makes progressive ...

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