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  1. Coakley calls on House to back fisheries legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Attorney General Martha Coakley called on Congress  to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act and approve a bill she said would afford protections to the industry. In a letter sent to the chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, the outgoing AG called for the approval of HR 4742, which would reform parts of Magnuson-Stevens.

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  2. Coakley calls on House to back fisheries legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Attorney General Martha Coakley called on Congress  to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act and approve a bill she said would afford protections to the industry. In a letter sent to the chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, the outgoing AG called for the approval of HR 4742, which would reform parts of Magnuson-Stevens.

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  3. Editorial: Fishing aid delay answers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | National Fisherman

    It's been 11 months now since Congress allocated $75 million in federal disaster funds to help ease the effects of the economic disaster that has befallen fisheries around the nation, with more than $30 million targeted to aid the Northeast groundfishery, and $14.9 million of it headed for Massachusetts. Yet even the second phase of the three-pronged aid distribution remains in limbo, still not in the hands of the fishermen, shoreside businesses, crew workers and others who not only need the money, but are entitled to it.

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  4. Let's give diplomacy full support in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Cape Cod Times

    As some U.S. troops return from Afghanistan and Iraq and others deploy, we learn more about how soldiers view those wars. Marine Sgt.

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  5. Lawmakers press for next phase of fishing aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | National Fisherman

    The second disbursement of $8.3 million in fishing disaster funds has stalled at NOAA headquarters in Maryland, prompting a letter from some members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation seeking the release of the funds. The letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, dated Dec. 5, asks for Pritzker's help in releasing the funds before the end of the calendar year.

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  6. Congressional Monuments Men? The role of Congress in fighting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Switched

    On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Congressional Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing Task Force conducted a briefing on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria financing. Co-chaired by Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Peter King , this bi-partisan task force sought to examine how looted antiquities from conflict zones - or "blood antiquities" - are being used to fund terrorist groups, including ISIS.

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  7. Political Notebook: Labor unions endorse Sutter for Fall River mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter is building some momentum in his campaign to become mayor of Fall River collecting the endorsements of two labor unions. Carpenters Local 1305 Union and the Local 3 Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Union have thrown their support behind Sutter in a Dec. 16 recall that could oust sitting Mayor Will Flanagan .

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  8. Political Notebook: Labor unions endorse Sutter for Fall River mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter is building some momentum in his campaign to become mayor of Fall River collecting the endorsements of two labor unions. Carpenters Local 1305 Union and the Local 3 Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Union have thrown their support behind Sutter in a Dec. 16 recall that could oust sitting Mayor Will Flanagan .

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  9. Connery Avenue to get makeover with state fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Cape Cod Times

    CAMP EDWARDS – A major roadway in and out of Joint Base Cape Cod in Bourne will get a fresh coat of pavement this spring, Mark Sternman, a spokesman for MassDevelopment, said Monday. Connery Avenue, which begins at the Otis Rotary and ends at a rotary inside the base, is being fixed using $2.5 million in state funds, state Rep. David Vieira, R-Falmouth, said.

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  10. Road at Cape base to undergo spring makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Cape Cod Times

    CAMP EDWARDS A major roadway in and out of Joint Base Cape Cod in Bourne will undergo a complete makeover in the spring, state and base officials said. Connery Avenue, which begins at the Otis Rotary and ends at a rotary inside the base, will be completely repaved using a total of $2.5 million in state funds, state Rep. David Vieira, R-Falmouth, said.

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  11. Sandwich beach neighbors increase pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Cape Cod Times

    SANDWICH Residents of Town Neck Beach have run out of patience and say the town, state and federal governments are running out of time to solve the area's dire erosion problems. A jetty protecting the Cape Cod Canal, which is under control of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is starving Sandwich beaches of needed sand to replenish dunes.

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  12. Voters paint political scene purple on Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    If ever there were any doubts that Cape Cod was politically purple, voters did away with them on Election Day. After GOP victories in a pair of open races Tuesday, the Cape and Islands delegation will head to Beacon Hill next year as a balanced group in a Legislature still dominated by Democrats.

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  13. Dual Citizens in Congress?Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Counterpunch

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  14. Voters paint political scene purple on Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    If ever there were any doubts that Cape Cod was politically purple, voters did away with them on Election Day. After GOP victories in a pair of open races Tuesday, the Cape and Islands delegation will head to Beacon Hill next year as a balanced group in a Legislature still dominated by Democrats.

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  15. Today in SouthCoast: What to do Tuesday, Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The 11th annual Veterans Appreciation Day at the Fort Taber Fort Rodman Military Museum runs from 1-5 pm. The museum will hold an open house, with coffee and pastries.

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  16. Keating to speak at Parting Ways event, honoring Revolutionary War heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Rep. William Keating, D-Mass., will be the Veterans' Day speaker at the First Parish Church in Plymouth to honor four black Revolutionary War heroes, an appearance that has overjoyed organizers because of the significance of the congressman's appearance.  "We have never had a federally-elected official recognize these four Revolutionary War heroes," said Eddie Johnson, a local activist and president of The Parting Ways Museum of African American and Cape Verdean American Ethnohistory, Inc. Former Rep. Barney Frank attended the ceremony in 1975 when he was a state representative.

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  17. Voters paint political scene purple on Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    If ever there were any doubts that Cape Cod was politically purple, voters did away with them on Election Day. After GOP victories in a pair of open races Tuesday, the Cape and Islands delegation will head to Beacon Hill next year as a balanced group in a Legislature still dominated by Democrats.

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  18. Keating ahead of Chapman in early resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Early results showed a 12-point lead for incumbent U.S. Rep. William Keating, a Democrat, with about 30 percent of precincts reporting. Keating was holding off his Republican challenger, Chatham attorney John Chapman, at deadline, with 56 percent of the vote versus 44 percent for Chapman.

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  19. Political Notes: Nuclear emergency zone has overwhelming supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    Cape and Islands Senate District voters, which includes those in 12 Barnstable County towns, along with Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, overwhelmingly endorsed the nonbinding referendum question to expand the emergency planning zone around the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to include the Cape and Islands. The tally was 50,266, or 74 percent, in favor, and 17,781, or 26 percent, opposed.

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  20. Mass. Republicans gain seats in House, SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    As the Corner Office returned to Republican hands, the state Senate and House turned a shade redder on Tuesday night. The ranks of the House Republican caucus will grow by at least five seats to 34 lawmakers, while in the Senate they will gain two seats, bringing the total Republicans in the upper chamber to six.

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