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  1. Postal workers appeal to Harvard presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WWLP

    The American Postal Workers Union called upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service , or resign her seat on the office supply company's board. Staples, based in Framingham, Massachusetts, began providing postal services at some of its stores last year, under a partnership with the financially-struggling Postal Service.

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  2. Thousands without power during October nor'easterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WHDH

    The National Weather Service is warning of gusty northeast winds in coastal areas of eastern Massachusetts from an offshore storm. The weather service issued a high wind warning for eastern Massachusetts including the Boston area until Thursday morning, with winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts up to 60 mph.

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  3. Massachusetts awards $566 million contract to ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    While the Obama administration scrambles to block U.S. companies from headquartering abroad to save in taxes, the state of Massachusetts just granted a $566.6 million subway contract to a Chinese company. According to a Fox Business report , "CNR MA is a joint venture of China Changchun Railway Vehicles and China CNR Corporation Limited, a Chinese government-owned enterprise that is the world's largest rail car maker."

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  4. AG candidates tout 'outsider' statusRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    If one subscribes to the candidates' campaign talking points, the battle for the next attorney general of Massachusetts is one of outsiders. "I got into this as somebody who was outside of the political establishment," said Democratic hopeful Maura T. Healey.

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  5. Saratoga: Jon Nakamatsu, Schola Cantorum, together at last in concertRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Almaden Resident

    ... be working on." They include planning the next couple of seasons of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival in Massachusetts, of which he is co-artistic director. His friend clarinetist Jon Manasse is the other one. As if concertizing around the world ...

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  6. Photo: ThinkstockRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... a smaller talent pool," Reid said, sitting on a panel with Senate President Therese Murray (D-Plymouth), Massachusetts Technology Collaborative CEO Pamela Goldberg, DuBiotech's Marwan Abdulaziz and Irish Computer Society Deputy CEO Mary Cleary. ...

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  7. Branch on wires closes road in SouthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    Western Massachusetts Electric Company repair crews plan to return to Valley Road in Southampton Thursday after they cordoned of a section of the street because a branch came down on wires Wednesday night. A Southampton Police dispatcher told 22News flames were arcing from the wires where the branches came in contact with them, and firefighters closed a section of Valley Road while they waited for the utility crew.

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  8. Romney visits Idaho to campaign for Otter, RischRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Mitt Romney swung by Idaho to campaign for Gov. C.L. 'Butch' Otter and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, but first he attracted a herd of supporters as the three Republicans ordered hamburgers. The former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee joined Otter and Risch on Wednesday at a Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Boise to give his endorsement to Otter and Risch.

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  9. CBS 3 Springfield report on Massachusetts State Police trooper's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

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  10. Why are there so many ghosts in New England? program Sunday at Wilbraham Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... "the Vampire" of Exeter, Rhode Island, the Cursed Freetown State Forest, the Haunted Hoosac Tunnel in Western Massachusetts, the ghosts of Lizzie Borden in Fall River, the ghosts of King Philip's War, the Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire, ...

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  11. 5 UMass Amherst labor unions rally in solidarity as contract negotiations remain stalledRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... sing-along led by musicians including Wesley Blixt, who's on the Professional Staff Union bargaining team. The Massachusetts Teachers Association is the parent organization for three UMass Amherst Unions: the University Staff Association, the ...

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  12. Gov. Kasich's four Obamacare tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... One close parallel is how Mitt Romney attempted to invoke the states' rights argument to defend his Massachusetts healthcare law, which mandated the purchase of insurance, expanded Medicaid and provided subsidies to individuals to purchase ...

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  13. Coakley: No immediate plans to seek graduated taxRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and Republican rival Charlie Baker sparred Wednesday over tax policy, with Coakley insisting that she would seek to raise taxes only as a last resort and has no immediate plans to seek a graduated income tax in Massachusetts. Coakley raised the possibility of a graduated tax during a debate Tuesday night with Baker.

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  14. Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital Finalize Agreement Forming New Health SystemRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... new health system, "this transaction may actually decrease costs" - in sharp contrast to other affiliations in Massachusetts which have raised the specter of higher healthcare costs. "Together in Wellforce, our physicians and hospitals will make a ...

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  15. STEM summit chews on test quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... panelists during a "Common Core and STEM: Will Assessments Make a Difference?" workshop during the 11th annual Massachusetts STEM Summit on Wednesday at the DCU Center. The summit, titled "Gateway to the Future," was developed and led by the UMass ...

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  16. Police searching for 2 suspects in Randolph shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... each other and are still investigating. A Chinese government-owned rail company was awarded a $566.6 million Massachusetts state contract on Wednesday to build subway trains for the "T," the nation's oldest subway system. A Chinese government-owned ...

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  17. Mass. ballot question proposes earned sick timeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... a bakery or a barber shop. But often in these small businesses, workers have no benefits and no sick time. If Massachusetts voters approve ballot question No. 4 , employees would be entitled to earn and use sick time. Some say it's for the better. ...

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  18. Chinese train manufacturer wins Massachusetts contractRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | China Daily

    A Chinese train manufacturer was awarded a $566.6 million contract on Wednesday to build 284 subway cars for Boston's subway system. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors unanimously approved the contract with a unit of CNR MA Corp, according to MDOT spokesman Joe Pesaturo.

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  19. Republican governor doing major damage control after praising ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... too similar to the plan that 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, used when he was governor of Massachusetts. President Obama and the Democrats fought little to push for a single payer health care law, opting instead to go with the ...

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  20. No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friendRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... line on April 15, 2013. Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty. Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they ...

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