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58 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the 2013 attack with his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth

5 hrs ago | Boston.com

Globe: Home Improvement Spending On the Rise

Homeowners are finally getting around to those home remodeling projects they were forced to put off during the worst of the recession, according to The Boston Globe .

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Related Topix: Home Improvement, Home, Harvard University

9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

MA--Massachusetts Primary Election Testing,ADVISORY, MA

NOT FOR BROADCAST OR PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: -The Massachusetts State Primary Election is on September 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Shrewsbury, MA, Wayland, MA, Suffolk County, MA

9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

BC-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

Editors, news directors: Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick

9 hrs ago | WWLP

38 people indicted on auto insurance fraud

The scheme is alleged to involve individuals primarily New York who insured and registered vehicles in Massachusetts by claiming to live at false or non-existent residential addresses in Northampton, Easthampton and Greenfield.

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Related Topix: Easthampton, MA, Greenfield, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

James Foley, journalist killed in Iraq was UMass Amherst graduate

People across America and around the world are reacting to the killing of journalist James Wright Foley, a graduate of UMass Amherst.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

11 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Obama: Entire world 'appalled' by journalist's murder

President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

15 hrs ago | Boston.com

Several Mass. Companies Land on 2014 Inc. 5000 List

A number of Massachusetts companies are listed on the 33rd annual Inc. 5000 , Inc. Magazine's yearly ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the United States.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government

19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Massachusetts sex offender sent back to prison

A convicted rapist has been sent back to prison for violating his probation by cutting off a GPS monitoring device and crossing state lines with a 16-year-old boy.

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23 hrs ago | Fox News

Despite expected low turnout, Latino voters could prove crucial in some midterm races

Latinos are likely to cast votes in this midterm election in lower numbers overall than they did in the last presidential election, but they can still play an important role in outcomes in statewide and local races, experts say.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Lawyer seeks settlement for man killed by tree

The family of a Massachusetts man who died when a dead tree fell on him as he returned to his car after a James Taylor concert at Tanglewood is seeking $800,000.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Vetoes Theater Tax Credit

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed an economic development bill that included many initiatives aimed at promoting growth in various sectors.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Theater, Arts, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

WCNC-TV Charlotte

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Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte Romney is headlining the private event in Charlotte on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, Massachusetts Government

New York Daily News

New Yorker saves two kids from drowning in Mass.

The woman, in Brookline on Monday for her father's birthday, was taking a jog when she saw a stroller heading for the edge of a reservoir.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, New York, Massachusetts Government

WWLP

Federal officials touring WMass farms

Agriculture is an important part of our economy. 22News found out how it was highlighted through a tour of the Pioneer Valley.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hadley, MA, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drink, Milk, United States Department of Agriculture

WWLP

Man accused of filming up woman's skirt

A Massachusetts man was arrested Sunday after a woman told police she caught him taking a video up her skirt in Smithfield.

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Cape Cod Times

Political notes: Mannal caught up in social media clash

Freshman state Rep. Brian Mannal found himself in a good old fashioned Twitter - and Facebook - fight last week after the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance blanketed the 2nd Barnstable District with a mass mailer criticizing his voting record as against increasing local aid and in favor of raising the gas tax.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Immigration Reform

Boston.com

Hillary is inevitable no longer

Now the question is: Who will be the first to mount a challenge? Two potential challengers hail from right here: liberal firebrand and US senator Elizabeth Warren and our cool and collected governor, Deval Patrick.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Mitt Romney, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

WBUR-AM Boston

Most Food Banks In Eastern Mass. See Rise In Clients, Report Finds

The organization behind the report is calling it "the most comprehensive survey of hunger ever undertaken in eastern Massachusetts."

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Stormwater pollution to be studied at Lake Mansfield

The town has been awarded a $30,000 grant to fund efforts to monitor the impact of pollution and stormwater runoff in Lake Mansfield.

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Related Topix: Bard College

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