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Expert: Boston deal looks like safe bet for Sun

An expert on gaming in the Northeast believes Mohegan Sun's "surrounding community" agreement with the City of Boston may give the casino operator and its $1.3 billion Revere, Mass., project an edge in the two-way race for the coveted Greater Boston casino license.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boston.com

ideasGambling: an American love/hate story

This November, Massachusetts voters will decide on a question of lasting significance to the state's cultural and economic landscape: whether to repeal a law that allows the construction of three resort casinos and a slot parlor across the state.

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Related Topix: Suffolk University, Lottery

Christian Science Monitor

FBI agent: Tsarnaev spoke of martyrdom and bomb-making with friends

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Violent Crime

Switched

Marathon Bombing Suspect Told Friends About Martyrdom: FBI

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Violent Crime

SouthCoastToday.com

RAW need when it comes to Haiti's orphans

Corey Gifford has opened a RAW Haiti office at 1151 Main Road, Westport; you can buy art by Haitian artists and Haitian orphans; money raised will be used to buy clean drinking water for orphans.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Westport, MA, Psychology, Science

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Thanks Lawmakers for Public Safety Mutual Aid legislation

New law, recommended by Boston Marathon Task Force, will allow campus to enter comprehensive collaboration with local police to enhance public safety on and off campus UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman praised lawmakers for passing legislation that will allow the campus to enter into a comprehensive collaboration with local police to ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boston.com

Tsarnaev friend told FBI of suspect's violent tendencies

A former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth student recounted to the FBI last year several instances when his college friend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed violent tendencies, although he said he never imagined Tsarnaev would go to the extreme of igniting powerful bombs to kill and maim, according to testimony Thursday in the student's ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Gawker

Witness Testifies That Friends May Have Taken Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Weed

Azamat Tazhayakov, friend of younger, dreamier Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev , is currently on trial for obstruction of justice.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

NOAA Awards More Than $4 Million for Collaborative Scallop Research

UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology was recently awarded $4,426,228 for collaborative research on scallops, as part of NOAA's Northeast Cooperative Research Program's 2014-2015 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren

SouthCoastToday.com

Fun with math: kids use skills to create video games

PHOTO JOHN SLADEWSKI/The Standard-Times ++ DARTMOUTH --- Draven Le Duc, , and Ethan Guillotte get excited as they start mapping commands to make the robot in the foreground move.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Robots

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Chancellor Divina Grossman Elected to American College & University...

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman has been elected to the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Steering Committee.

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Related Topix: Environment, Global Warming, Arizona State University, Florida International University, Nursing

Republican-Leader

Upcoming bronze pour another aspect of Lanesboro's arts campus project

Karl Unnasch watches the furnace during one of his previous metal pours. This year will see the first bronze pour in Lanesboro, though there have been three or four iron pours in the area previously.

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Related Topix: Winona State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

SouthCoastToday.com

District Attorney offers free youth tennis clinics

On Saturday, July 12 and Saturday, July 19, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter's office will conduct free tennis clinics for area youth.

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Related Topix: Bristol County, MA, Brown University, North Dartmouth, MA

SouthCoastToday.com

Officials: chemical odor harmless at UMD

A strange odor detected in central receiving at UMass Dartmouth Tuesday came from a commonly used restroom deodorant, officials said.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Jul 08, 2014

New York Magazine

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Seemed Totally Normal After the Boston Bombing

We recently learned that the Tsarnaev brothers went out to dinner with a friend just hours after the Boston bombing, and on Tuesday Dzhokhar's former University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth roommate testified that he seemed fine in the days after the April 2013 bombing.

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Related Topix: Sports

Mon Jul 07, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Fall River man follows 'dream,' becomes New Bedford park ranger

COURTESY PHOTO Rufai Y. Shardow, a 2014 UMass Dartmouth graduate, has been appointed park ranger at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.

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Related Topix: Fall River, MA, New Bedford, MA, US National Parks, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Patch.com

Shawsheen Tech Student and Tewksbury Resident Awarded Scholarship

Tewksbury resident and Shawsheen Technical High School graduate Mitchell Szmyt recently received a $500 scholarship that will go towards his time studying at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Experts agree on email: Be careful what you click

"The two most powerful words in the English language, depending on the situation, are 'I'm sorry' or 'thank you.'

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

UMD Newman Fellows winner 'can't passively let things go by'

One afternoon, while most of his peers were away for the summer, Fairhaven resident and UMass Dartmouth student Jacob Miller pored over old photos and news clips in the library archives.

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Related Topix: Fairhaven, MA, New Bedford, MA, Brown University

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Scientists Join U.S.-India Monsoon Research

First-of-its-kind collaboration between the United States and India to support large-scale research on monsoon and tropical weather event forecasting Scientists from the UMass Dartmouth Upper Ocean Dynamics Laboratory are part of a U.S. contingent participating in a first-of-its-kind joint oceanographic venture with their Indian counterparts.

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Related Topix: India Travel, Asia Travel, Dartmouth College, Woods Hole, MA, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

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