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19 hrs ago | CBS Local

Quiet Weather Week

After some breathtaking photos and videos of the Aurora Borealis Friday night, we were treated to another sky spectacle being the stunning sunset yesterday. The arrival of streamers of high cloudiness during the afternoon created a cascade of crazy colors all over the place.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Boston.com

Arrest made in death of Brockton woman in parking garage

A 47-year-old man is facing charges that he attacked a Brockton woman Monday night shortly before the 54-year-old victim was run over by a tow truck inside a parking garage, officials said. George Rhodes of Brockton is scheduled to be arraigned today in Brockton District Court on charges of aggravated assault and battery and unarmed robbery in the attack on Sebrena MacLean, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz's office said in a statement today.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Brockton woman ID'd as victim hit by tow truck

Authorities have identified a Brockton woman as the victim run over by a tow truck on a garage ramp in Brockton on Monday night. The Plymouth County district attorney says 54-year-old Sebrena McLean was identified through fingerprints.

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WHDH

Brockton woman ID'd as victim hit by tow truck

Authorities have identified a Brockton woman as the victim run over by a tow truck on a garage ramp in Brockton on Monday night. The Plymouth County district attorney says 54-year-old Sebrena McLean was identified through fingerprints.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Woman to be retried on murder charge after fire

A woman who was convicted of murder following a deadly fire but complained statements she made to police shouldn't have been used against her will be retried, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Brockton, MA

The Inquirer & Mirror

Marijuana dispensary applicant sues over denial

A pair of lawsuits have been filed against the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in Nantucket Superior Court by the only applicant to apply for a license to dispense medical marijuana on the island, Mass MediSpa Inc. The company applied for licenses to dispense medical marijuana on Nantucket, as well as cultivate, process and dispense in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Nantucket, MA, Norwell, MA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Citizens group opposes Onset parking fees

A group calling itself Concerned Citizens of Onset has organized to challenge town officials on a parking program instituted this year.

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Related Topix: Onset, MA, Wareham, MA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

Brockton Child, 3, Struck And Killed By Car

A young child was hit by a car Friday afternoon in Brockton and died a short time later at an area hospital.

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Banker & Tradesman

Cape Cod Five To Open New Loan Production Office In Plymouth

The loan production office, located at One Village Green North in The Pinehills, is scheduled to open later this fall.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boston Herald

In Massachusetts, advocates and critics expect flood

Immigration officials are bracing for a "tsunami" of illegals seeking services in the Bay State once President Obama signs an executive order that would scale back deportations and provide temporary legal protection to as many as 5 million undocumented workers.

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Related Topix: Bristol County, MA, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Penny-wise, pound-foolish

In a recent editorial board meeting The Standard-Times of New Bedford organized to discuss the topic of mental health, state Sen. Marc R. Pacheco was asked whether anyone had studied how much it costs to treat inmates with mental illness in the corrections system instead of the health care system.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Talk of the Towns

The Middleboro Health Department has issued an alert as the result of a positive finding for West Nile virus in a mosquito pool in the northwest quandrant of the town.

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Related Topix: Middleboro, MA, Health, West Nile Virus

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Our View: Mental health and jails: Penny wise, pound foolish

Those estimates represent 45% of federal offenders, 56% state offenders, and 64% jail inmates.

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Related Topix: Prison, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Mosquito spraying in Marion and Rochester Wednesday morning

The Plymouth County Mosquito Control will conduct ground spraying in Rochester and Marion early Wednesday morning, weather permitting.

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Related Topix: Marion, MA, Rochester, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

MassLive.com

Massachusetts State Police to hold sobriety checkpoints in Hampden and Essex counties

Massachusetts State Police will be looking for intoxicated drivers this weekend in Plymouth County, where a sobriety checkpoint will be established Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Hampden County, MA, Essex County, MA, Framingham, MA

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