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  1. VIDEO | Gubernatorial DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    The Springfield Public Forum and the Western Massachusetts Media Consortium held the region's sole general election debate in the 2014 gubernatorial race on Monday, Sept. 29. Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker, as well as the three independents, participated in the debate at the CityStage Theater.

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  2. Killer with horn implantsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to three consecutive life terms in the killings of three men who were kidnapped, shot and dismembered in 2011. "Let me make this clear, my hand wasn't in this," Caius Veiovis, 34, of Pittsfield, said in a statement he read at his sentencing hearing in Hampden Superior Court.

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  3. Governor hopefuls meet in TV debateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The five candidates seeking to become the state's next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts on Monday with Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker working to draw sharper distinctions between their candidacies. Coakley said she would spend $150 million to eliminate a waiting list of 17,000 children seeking state vouchers for prekindergarten programs.

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  4. Casino question kicks off the gubernatorial debateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    For many western Massachusetts voters, a gubernatorial candidate's stance on the casino question could be the deal maker or the deal breaker. One voter said, "If they get the casino, they allow people to get jobs.

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  5. Candidates try to distinguish themselves in Governor debateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... Independent candidate Scott Lively said, "We really need to be talking about the moral infrastructure of Massachusetts as well. We're killing unborn babies every single day in this state. We are promoting sexual perversion of children in our ...

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  6. Suffolk Downs to Close Down on Nov. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Revere Journal

    ... way we can help. I am committed to assisting those touched by this turn of events." Tomorrow, Sept. 25, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has pledged to look at the closure of Suffolk Downs and to discuss what can be done. "The MGC fully ...

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  7. DOR Announces Tax Amnesty Program For Qualified Massachusetts TaxpayersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | East Boston Times-Free Press

    The Massachusetts Department of Revenue announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses. The tax amnesty program was proposed by the Legislature and the language was included in the fiscal year 2015 budget signed by Governor Patrick in July.

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  8. Man with gun robs Chicopee convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... the robber displayed a handgun and then demanded cash from the register. Chicopee police, K-9 teams and the Massachusetts State Police helicopter were searching the area late Monday but so far had not found the suspect, Strange said. Police were ...

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  9. CMIC Announces Stable Rate for Conn., Mass. Members in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    CMIC, a member-owned medical professional liability insurance provider in Glastonbury, Connecticut, announced that the overall rate indication for Connecticut and Massachusetts policyholders will remain unchanged for the upcoming 2015 policy year. This marks the 11th consecutive year for stable rates in Connecticut and 4th consecutive year for stable rates in Massachusetts, CMIC said.

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  10. Bottle bill proponents want opponents' TV ads removedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Supporters of a ballot question that would expand the state's bottle law are urging TV stations throughout Massachusetts to remove their opponents' ads, calling them "false or misleading." In a letter to the stations, the Yes on Question 2 coalition argued that the ads violate federal guidelines that ban inaccurate or deceptive advertising.

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  11. Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates Massachusetts law. The full-time council has not had a pay raise since 2006, and City Council President Bill Linehan , who introduced the proposal earlier in September, said it is long overdue.

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  12. Mosquito-control article to stay on Groton TM warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    No sooner did selectmen vote to add a mosquito-control article to the warrant for fall Town Meeting than an attempt was made to have it removed a week later. The measure, which is to appear as one of 24 warrant articles, would ask voters to appropriate $73,000 for three years allowing the town to join a program conducted by the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project.

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  13. More public colleges banning tobacco useRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... to Americans for Nonsmokers Rights. By Wednesday, that number will be nearly 1,500. Close to 20 colleges in Massachusetts ban tobacco. A student at one of those schools says many smokers still get away with it. "Here and there you'll see people ...

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  14. Charlie Baker to come to Worcester to support work rule for public housing tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the authority's extensive waiting list. Using $1.8 million in funding from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, the WHA provides those in the program with life skills classes, financial literacy programs and other support geared toward ...

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  15. As electricity rates climb, customers try to conserveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... you're focusing on electricity, a lot of that is appliances, lighting and electronics in the home. He said in Massachusetts, most homes are heated with gas and oil. But any heating system uses some amount of electricity. A big savings, he said, can ...

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  16. BBB names scholarship, center for former president SinnottRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... as a license commissioner for eight years and was active as a Worcester State University trustee and with the Massachusetts Republican Party, League of Women Voters, and the Worcester Women's History Project. Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus ...

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  17. No. 2 Minnechaug girls volleyball defeats No. 4 Longmeadow, 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... the first meeting between the two teams after Longmeadow defeated then top-seeded Minnechaug in the Western Massachusetts Division II semifinals a year ago. Despite the win, Minnechaug coach Mark Taylor knew there was more work to be done. "It ...

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  18. State agency review of Springfield gas explosion reaches same conclusion: human errorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... off the gas main to the building. The gas also settled in a nearby electrical manhole, which prevented Western Massachusetts Electrical workers from climbing in the manhole to shut off electricity to Score's. The report notes that with the electric ...

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  19. Lynnwood skydiver killed on Cape Cod a ‘speed freak’Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    A Lynnwood man who died in a tandem skydiving accident Sunday in Massachusetts was known as a self-professed "speed freak" who made headlines in Washington state for his daredevil jumps. Eldon Burrier, 48, a former Army paratrooper whose high-adrenaline interests included BASE jumping, was killed while skydiving in Barnstable on Cape Cod.

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  20. Yes, We Translated the Mass. Governors' Debate Into EmojiRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    On Monday night, the five candidates for governor of Massachusetts gathered to debate the issues facing the Commonwealth - casinos, education, infrastructure, marijuana. And throughout their first public encounter, we followed their every word on Twitter, translating their carefully wrought positions and statements into... emoji.

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