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3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Romney stumps for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with supporter Mary Jo Pitzer at Tamarack during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Massachusetts, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

7 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

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


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, New York, Massachusetts

9 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.


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

12 hrs ago | Townhall

Awesome: Reporter Asks "Who Gets to Hold Hillary's Crown" When She Speaks?

Sometimes reporters just tell it like it is . Nevada reporter Jon Ralston offered an epic rant to viewers Monday when he spared no insults against Hillary Clinton and her "royal" speaking demands: "We don't have kings and queens in America, or at least we shouldn't.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream Aircraft, 2012 Presidential Election, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney

14 hrs ago | JD Supra

Changes in State Breach Notification Laws

As data breaches continue to occur, breach notification laws are being amended or enacted.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Missouri, Massachusetts, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago |

NHa s immigrants Welcome the ones from Mass.

A New York Times graphic from last week has some people once again asserting a myth about New Hampshire politics.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Opinion

22 hrs ago | 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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Not National News: Mass. Obamacare Exchange Requires Everyone to...

Recent news about Obamacare hasn't exactly been good, but the press has been pretty effective in keeping it quiet.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Mitt Romney back on campaign trail



Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, The General, Country

Star Tribune

Governors of Mass., N.H., step in to mend supermarket family feud

As an employee revolt at a New England grocery store chain headed into its fifth week, the governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire took the unusual step of personally stepping in to negotiations aimed at ending a standoff threatening the future of the popular low-priced supermarkets.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maggie Hassan

Sentinel & Enterprise

Patrick signs substance-abuse bill into law

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on four roll calls from prior legislative sessions.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Massachusetts

Business Journal

Mass. municipal group pushes for ownership role in new gas pipeline

A group of New England state officials wants to impose a tariff on electricity to pay for more gas pipelines.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod weather: Sunny, 70s

Today will be sunny with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph in the morning.


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Tax credit for theaters leaves some waiting in the wings

You'd think wrong, however. The tax credit only applied to theaters with 600 seats or more, leaving most of the locals out of luck.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Opinion

Daily Pundit

SoCon Tide Going Out

He pointed to the party's two most recent presidential nominees, Sen. John McCain and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, as examples of candidates who were touted initially as having broad appeal to centrists in the general election but ultimately never inspired evangelicals and lost.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Conservative Political News

Lowell Sun

New inpatient rule hurting hospitals

It is becoming clear that community hospitals and big partnerships are getting hammered by the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act's new policies and regulations.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Massachusetts, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Business Journal

Data breach may have hit as many as 155 Star, Shaw's markets in Mass.

A scene in the renovated supermarket in Dorchester's Lower Mills section, which is being converted from a Shaw's to a Star Market.


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WBUR-AM Boston

Everything You Need To Know About Sales Tax Weekend In Mass.

For parents gearing their students up to go back to school, or consumers who've been waiting for the right incentive to spur them to make a big purchase, Saturday and Sunday are critical shopping days in Massachusetts.


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Medical News

Health law's next challenge: Maintaining enrollment momentum

The Huffington Post explores why the people who did not sign up for health coverage during the 2014 open enrollment period may be much harder to reach.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Health Insurance, Medicine