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  1. Foxwoods agrees to operate proposed New Bedford casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHDH

    Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino has agreed to operate a casino proposed for the waterfront in New Bedford, Massachusetts. KG Urban Enterprises spokesman Andrew Paven said in a statement Thursday that the New York-based development firm is "thrilled" about the deal.

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  2. Sasaki: casino site on New Bedford waterfront 'generally incompatible' with adjacent usesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... funded the $65,000 study, as part of its multi-year effort to win the sole resort casino license the Massachusetts Gaming Commission can allocate in southeastern Massachusetts. The deadline for KG Urban's initial application to the commission is ...

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  3. Berkshire tourism funds would be slashed under Gov. Charlie Baker's budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Gov. Charlie Baker wants to nearly eliminate direct state funding for the Berkshire Visitors Bureau and other regional tourism centers, starting this summer. Baker's proposed fiscal 2016 budget, which he released Wednesday, looks to slash $4.5 million from the remaining $5 million being spent on tourism agencies across Massachusetts.

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  4. More Than 300 Republicans Call on Supreme Court to Recognize Gay Marriage NationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Same-sex marriage supporters wave a rainbow flag in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington. Signers include former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sens. Susan Collins and Mark Kirk and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker More than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, operatives and consultants have filed a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage late Thursday.

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  5. Immigration workshop, Selma film and discussion set in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern will co-host an immigration workshop next week and also will co-host a panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march. Mr. McGovern and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition will hold a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter's Parish Center, 929 Main St. Topics will include information about President Barack Obama's executive actions related to deferred action for children arrivals and deferred action for parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents.

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  6. Warning for energy consumersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Neither of those companies is making the calls. One number from which calls are being made has a Western Massachusetts phone of 413-382-7521. The marketers typically ask for the consumer's electric bill account number to provide the rebate. ...

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  7. Wood pellet heating a growing sectorRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

    ... according to the the Vermont-based Biomass Energy Resource Center, leads the nation in wood pellet use, and Massachusetts may be an emerging market for the biomass fuel. Pellets may be made from trees, waste from paper mills, and from discarded wood ...

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  8. New labor secretary fires holdovers from Patrick administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... Amante did not respond to requests for comment. Robert T. Cunningham, former executive director of the Massachusetts Republican Party, replaced Amante on February 23. He has also worked as assistant budget director for the Massachusetts Office of ...

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  9. Facing competition, Mohegan Sun to add a 400-room hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Facing a future of competition with casinos in Massachusetts, Connecticut's Mohegan Sun casino said it will build a new hotel to open next year. Tribal and state officials said Thursday that the 400-room Earth Hotel would give the entertainment complex the opportunity to welcome more patrons.

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  10. Strong interest seen in early retirement programRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... past three days, a 50 percent increase in call volume, according to Nicola Favorito, executive director of the Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System. The board, whose officials are still reviewing Baker's proposal, has also seen the ...

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  11. Baker deputies outline plan to tame MassHealth costsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWLP

    STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 5, 2015.Leaning heavily on the extraction of savings from MassHealth to balance their state budget proposal, top Baker administration health officials on Thursday said that changes to benefits for patients were mostly taken off the table, but the administration may look at co-payments or other commercial market solutions to control cost growth in the future. According to the Baker administration, MassHealth will cost the state $14.5 billion this fiscal year.

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  12. MGM Springfield updates gaming commission on progressRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Not that he has been counting, but MGM Springfield President Mike Mathis said on Thursday that it has been 118 days since his company was officially awarded its casino license. "This is where we go from the campaign and promises made and promises kept," said Mathis, while addressing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday morning.

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  13. Police probe 'suicide pact' in Massachusetts, New HampshireRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Authorities said Thursday that the alleged pact involved students in Winthrop, Tewksbury and Woburn in Massachusetts and in Manchester, New Hampshire. A female student at Winthrop High School was taken into police custody near the school Thursday afternoon.

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  14. Tribes, Connecticut lawmakers discuss possible new casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The two tribes that own Connecticut's casino resorts have been holding discussions with state lawmakers about opening new, smaller casinos near state boundaries with Massachusetts and New York to keep up with competition in the neighboring states, officials said Thursday. The discussions involving representatives from both the Mohegans and the Mashantucket Pequots have focused on crafting legislation that could authorize new gambling halls.

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  15. Bruce Lipsey of Epstein, Lipsey & Clifford, P.C. quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - March 5, 2015 - HANOVER, Mass. -- Attorney Bruce Lipsey of Epstein, Lipsey & Clifford, P.C. a full service law firm with offices throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Boston, was quoted in the January 8th edition of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in an article titled "No counsel fees for state supplement of SSI award."

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  16. Arthur Barrett, President of Barrett Distribution Centers to speak at Exit Planning Exchange SummitRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... and sale. The Summit will run from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM with a reception afterwards. Headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, Barrett Distribution Centers is a third party logistics solutions company with offices in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Tennessee, ...

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  17. Maine indicts 8 in scheme to trade stolen guns for heroin in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in Buxton and Limington, but police say 15 remain unaccounted for. It is believed they were sold for drugs in Massachusetts. The suspects, all from York County, range in age from 19 to 54.

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  18. How a satellite tag on Lydia the great white is teaching scientists about sharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SooToday

    ... be a much smaller habitat scope, thanks to Lydia, is much larger," Gregory Skomal, a senior scientist at the Massachusetts division of Marine Fisheries, said from Bedford, Mass. "We're talking about habitat that spans the entire North Atlantic ...

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  19. Hometeam: Ex-St. John's star Bryan Nelson commits to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... School Hobey Baker Character Award, playing in the annual Shriners' Hockey All-Star Game, and a spot on Team Massachusetts, which traveled to a tournament in Minnesota to play against other state all-star teams. "Bryan was a great leader for us - on ...

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  20. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. BurghardtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    Mira Sugarman Burghardt , who was admitted to the Bar of this Court on 17 December 2002, is the subject of this reciprocal disciplinary action. Respondent was admitted also to the Bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

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