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  1. Paris attacks: Not everyone in US is beefing up security in responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Times Square, French consulates and sports stadiums saw increased security Saturday, but authorities noted the stepped-up patrols were out of an abundance of caution following the Paris terror attacks that killed more than 120 . Consulates in New York and Boston received extra security along with French-owned sites in Washington.

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  2. Second thoughts about my father, Fiore, after whom I'm not really namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | MassLive.com

    I lost my father last month. Like everyone else, my father had his things. Three of them conspired to make my life miserable: 1. His compulsive shopping; 2. His need to give me what he didn't want; 3. His admonition "Don't give it to Goodwill!" The shopping part I understood.

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  3. Boston stabbing suspect jumps out window to escape policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Authorities say a stabbing suspect involved in a standoff with Boston police jumped out of an apartment window to escape. Police received a report of a barricaded suspect at Brookway Terrace in Roslindale at around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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  4. 'Fallout 4,' featuring post-apocalyptic Boston, hitting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In this photo provided by Bethesda Softworks, a survivor explores the streets of post-apocalyptic Boston in the video game, "Fallout 4." The "Fallout 4" vision of a post-apocalyptic Boston hits shelves in the U.S. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, and a number of local GameStop stores are staying open until 12:01 a.m. on Monday to release it as soon as possible. Though some players have exploited a Steam loophole to play the game early, fans who attend a midnight release will be among the first in the U.S. to explore the hostile streets of Boston destroyed by a nuclear bomb.

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  5. Brian Arcand and Rebecca Smith identified as victims in fatal Charles River accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | MassLive.com

    State Police identified the two people who died when a truck plunged into the Charles River Saturday as Brian Arcand and Rebecca Smith. The two 36-year-olds were inside a 2010 Toyota Tacoma heading on Nashua Street near the Museum of Science when it went through a red light at Leverett Circle and side-swiped another car, according a news release.

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  6. What does a $650K parking space in Boston's Beacon Hill look like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A prime piece of real estate in Boston's Beacon Hill area was listed for sale Friday for $650,000, but it's not a home. It's a single parking space.

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  7. Saving Springfield neighborhoods - 1 property at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD — In its 20 years of existence, Concerned Citizens for Springfield , a neighborhood non-profit group formed to reclaim rundown properties, has rescued a grand colonial revival house on Sumner Avenue and helped remake the former Longhill Gardens condominiums – once a crime-ridden eyesore – into a well-maintained multi-family housing complex. During a recent interview, Patricia Triggs, president of Concerned Citizens, reflected on the more than 30 projects her group has undertaken as it marks a milestone anniversary.

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  8. Club Scout: Kim Jennings headlines next 'All Folked Up' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | MassLive.com

    If you like Tori Amos or Dar Williams, you might want to head to the Oct. 30 version of the All Folked Up show at the Thirsty Mind in South Hadley. No, neither of those singers will be there, but Kim Jennings, who has been compared to both of them, will.

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  9. Concert Review: 'Elektra,' Boston Symphony Orchestra electrifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In fact, other than the Boston Lyric Opera, which is performing four operas this season, operas are a rarity in Boston. That's why it was a such a treat to see the Boston Symphony Orchestra and several stunning singers on Saturday perform Richard Strauss's riveting one-act opera, "Elektra."

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  10. Google Earth to give us 17-mile virtual tour of Boston's Charles RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | MassLive.com

    For those in Western Massachusetts who don't make it out to the Boston area often, the city's iconic river will soon be just a few clicks away. The Charles River Conservancy, an environmental nonprofit, will document the 17-mile stretch between the Watertown Dam and the Boston Harbor by boat for two weeks in October, the Globe reports.

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  11. Mayor Domenic Sarno: Talks underway with PawSox ownership on interest in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said Tuesday that conversations have begun with the ownership of the Pawtucket Red Sox regarding if there might be an interest in moving the Triple-A baseball team to Springfield, possibly in the North End. The initial discussions were revealed by Sarno during a meeting between the mayor and the Editorial Board of The Republican.

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  12. Attorney General Maura Healey to speak at Massachusetts Medical Society forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Attorney General Maura Healey will be among the presenters at the Massachusetts Medical Society's 16th annual State of the State's Health Care Leadership Forum on Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the society's offices at 860 Winter St. Healey is scheduled to talk at 8:30 a.m. on making health care costs more transparent in terms of delivery of care.

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  13. UP Education Network will take over Springfield middle school next...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD -- Boston-based UP Education Network will take over a chronically under-performing Springfield middle school next school year in partnership with the The Springfield Empowerment Zone, rather than running it as a charter. That means the chosen middle school will retain its student body and will allow the organization to "make significant changes in the school" without having to seek a charter, UP Education Network founder and CEO Scott Given said.

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  14. Holyoke High hosts pep rally to celebrate increase in qualifying Advanced Placement test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | MassLive.com

    HOLYOKE -- From outside the school Wednesday morning, members of the Holyoke High School band could be heard performing within the building. Inside, visitors were met with the sound of students clapping and cheering.

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  15. Concert Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra delivers rousing Opening Night concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Moments before the start of the second movement of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9 on Thursday night, Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Andris Nelsons leaned back against the podium behind him.

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  16. N.Y. defendant in Springfield cocaine trafficking case wants local lawyer, better plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A Schenectady, New York, man accused of having 2,000 grams of cocaine when pulled over on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westfield has decided his Boston lawyer may not get the best plea deal for him. The prosecutor in the case said she's not changing the plea offer which would net him eight to 10 years in state prison.

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  17. Springfield landlord convicted in connection with multiple insurance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A Springfield landlord convicted late last year for fraud and money-laundering in connection with a series of insurance scams over two fire-ravaged homes he owned has asked for a new trial. Following a November 2008 fire at 376-378 Franklin St., a three-family home in the city's Lower Liberty Heights section, Knaggs submitted a fraudulent contract for rehabilitating the building to obtain a payout on his homeowner's insurance policy, prosecutors said.

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  18. Activists, religious leaders at Springfield climate justice rally: Action must happen nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD -- Religious dignitaries, political leaders and musicians gathered at the steps of City Hall on Friday afternoon, calling for swift implementation of a plan that will help Springfield respond to and prepare for the effects of climate change. Activists from the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition -- which was formed in 2014 and is made up of more than 20 local organizations -- asked for community support as they work to secure funds to put the climate change and resiliency plan in motion.

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  19. Revamping Northampton's Pleasant Street: Wide bike lanes, safer crosswalks, more trees proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The intersection of Pleasant Street and Pearl Street in downtown Northampton. The city hopes to break ground on pedestrian improvements on the stretch of Pleasant Street from Hampton Avenue to Hockanum Road during summer 2016, pending fund availability.

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  20. Draft Kings, online fantasy sports games, not affecting Lottery salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Massachusetts Lottery officials have not noticed any change in business due to the increasing prominence of online fantasy sports games like Draft Kings, but are "continuously monitoring" the situation. "We haven't seen any type of impact as far as revenues go.

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