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  1. Chasing casino dream? Tribal councilors want answersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... made in the media." Cromwell has boasted the tribe would be first with a "shovel in the ground" in the Massachusetts casino race, a phrase that has critics nicknaming him "Shovel-ready Ceddie." But in recent months, the tribe is in the rearview ...

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  2. Somerville Police union shouldn't stand in the way of NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    of fatal heroin overdoses in Massachusetts has risen at a startling pace for several months - and would be significantly higher if not for the timely use of Narcan, an inexpensive drug that reverses respiratory depression and other life-threatening ...

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  3. Charlie Baker is good at big business, but does he care about small?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... oversight, giving it time and space for a turnaround. The Globe also reported that Baker got help from the Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority, a quasi-public agency, which issued an $80.9 million tax-free bond to help Harvard ...

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  4. Peru Select Board found to commit fourth Open Meeting Law violationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... developers of wind energy from the town, which has been identified as one of the most promising locations in Massachusetts for wind energy generation. The Open Meeting Law issues of the time persist, according to Wetherell, who thinks Peru Select ...

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  5. Appeal process against proposed Springfield biomass plant carries onRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... has been vocal about not wanting the plant to be built. After having their permit revoked by the city, a Massachusetts Land Court granted the renewable energy company their permit back. The city had a chance to appeal that decision, but refused ...

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  6. America by the Numbers with Maria HinojosaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... another reminder of the state's patchy record on corruption. WGBH News is exploring the risk for corruption in Massachusetts as part of a nationwide initiative.

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  7. Patchy drizzle tonight, but sun returns tomorrow afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... first half of tonight. We need some rainfall. Eastern Hampden county is in a moderate drought with the rest of Massachusetts in the 'abnormally dry' category. Moderate drought extends southward through CT, RI, and Cape Cod. We'll total about 1/2 - ...

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  8. Horse owners seek racing license for Suffolk DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WWLP

    New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association filed an application for a horse racing license by Wednesday's deadline, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Anthony Spadea, the association's president, says the group is trying to work out a deal with Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC, the owners of the once-grand Boston track.

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  9. App teaches kindergartners basic computer codingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WWLP

    Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use the app to craft their own interactive stories and games. With ScratchJr, children can snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters and other elements in their project move, jump, talk and change size.

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  10. Letter: Grim Pittsfield must do betterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Several weeks ago, my wife and I took a trip through Ohio, Michigan, Canada, New York, Vermont and Massachusetts. We had just driven through the entire state of Vermont and found it to be an incredible piece of God's Earth.

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  11. Non-English speakers at steep disadvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... tutoring and a lot of hand-holding in order to feel comfortable speaking the English language." Southeastern Massachusetts has a high concentration of non-English speakers. In the Providence-Fall River-New Bedford statistical area, 90,433 people, or ...

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  12. Candidates Showing Differences As Governor's...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    ... sick time, early education, investing in people, good mental health care, the kind of things most people in Massachusetts, when they really focus on this race, will see that I will be a good governor, a great governor," said Democratic candidate ...

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  13. Groton school officials hope to stay on top of budget concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... Town Meeting. If passed that measure would see the town pay $73,000 for each of three years to the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project with no telling what other sacrifices residents may be asked to make in order to balance the school ...

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  14. Lee volleyball falls to perennial W. Mass. power FrontierRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... a nice team out here. It's our first time out here." The last time these two teams played was in the Western Massachusetts Division III semifinals when Frontier beat Lee 3-0, en route to the championship match. Frontier has won nine consecutive ...

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  15. The Ellie Fund Launches 2014 Do Good Campaign in Conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... housekeeping, groceries, and nutritious meals free of charge to hundreds of women and family members across Massachusetts each year. Through 2014's Do Good Campaign, the Ellie Fund hopes to raise $100,000; enough money to provide two months of ...

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  16. Local realtors change safety policy after Arkansas murderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WKRN

    ... murder in connection with the disappearance of three men. (AP Photo/Berkshire District Attorney's Office) A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to ...

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  17. Speaking at Worcester State, Citizens Energy CEO Joe Kennedy urges home energy auditsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Presidential Lecture Wednesday afternoon. He then fielded questions from the audience. "The average home in Massachusetts today uses 40 percent more energy than is keeping the house warm," he said. "In other words, 40 percent of your average daily ...

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  18. Police dog credited in I-84 drug bust in SturbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... prosecutor said has a record of violent offenses and drug cases in New Jersey and Maine, and no known ties to Massachusetts. After stopping the men's Toyota Corolla about 1:30 a.m., Trooper Jordan A. Steverman said, he questioned the men. He said ...

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  19. Southbridge child rape suspect also faces assault charges in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and assaulting a woman in Charlotte on Sept. 23. That was two days before he allegedly showed up back in Massachusetts. Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.'s office said he returned to his home last Thursday and seriously assaulted a ...

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  20. SVC students participate in campus grad fairRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... the U.S. Army, Sacred Heart University, the National College of Natural Medicine, Hofstra University, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Marlboro College, the College of Saint Rose, Mercy College, Western New England ...

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