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  1. Martha's Vineyard mourns death of fisherman off NantucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Boston.com

    Maybe it was the gear he hauled, the bait he placed, or the conch pots he dropped into Nantucket Sound. On Monday, while dropping two 50-pound conch pots near Nantucket, Gurney became entangled in the lines and was swept overboard.

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  2. Can receivership save a failing Boston school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Boston.com

    Instructors Loan Nguyen, left, and Nguyen Le worked small groups separated by a white board during a fifth grade math class. The Dever Elementary School in Dorchester has cycled through five principals over the past two school years and is seeking another one.

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  3. Mass. is leader in efforts to rein in soaring drug pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts is again a forceful presence at the annual Biotechnology Industry Organization's convention, underscoring the state's undisputed status as a hub for drug discovery. But as the gathering opened here this week, the Bay State also emerged as a focal point in the growing backlash against soaring prescription drug prices, which can run tens of thousands of dollars a year for mass market medicines and hundreds of thousands for rare-disease therapies.

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  4. Lawmakers move to tighten oversight of nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts legislators moved Thursday to significantly tighten oversight of the state's nursing homes, with senators voting to raise maximum fines on troubled facilities from $50 a day to $10,000 and to require regulators to scour the homes' finances. Governor Charlie Baker's office appeared to signal his support for the measure, which won approval in the Senate on Thursday.

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  5. With doves and rock music, George Heath rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Boston.com

    With white doves soaring into a bright, blue sky and his favorite rock song playing, George A. Heath was remembered Wednesday as an inspiring teacher who gave his life to save another. Heath, 56, was fatally stabbed earlier this month during a deadly rampage that left two dead.

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  6. Survey of scallops halted after loss of cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Boston.com

    Shortly after dawn last Friday, the R/V Hugh R. Sharp was towing a sophisticated array of sensors and cameras along the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Then suddenly, the research vessel shuddered.

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  7. Editorial: Power grid of the future needs hydro and windRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Boston.com

    If that mantra sounds familiar, it's because advocates have said so for years, successfully blocking efforts to import Canadian hydropower so that the long-expected deluge of cheap, locally produced wind energy could meet the state's clean-energy needs instead. There's every reason for the state to continue supporting offshore wind, which could someday become a mainstay of the Commonwealth's green economy.

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  8. Funeral for Patricia Slavin 80-year-old woman killed in Taunton rampage, to be heldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Boston.com

    A funeral service will be held Wednesday for Patricia Slavin, the 80-year-old woman stabbed to death inside her own home during a violent rampage by Arthur J. DaRosa who also killed a New Bedford teacher before being shot to death himself. Slavin and her daughter, 58-year-old Kathleen Slavin, were both attacked inside their home last week.

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  9. Eastern Massachusetts electric bills on the way downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    The utility on Monday announced that it has filed for a 24 percent reduction in its basic service supply rate with the state Department of Public Utilities. If approved, the new rate would take effect July 1 and last six months.

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  10. Taunton investigation into violent spree ongoing; officials look at suspect's mental historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Boston.com

    The 56-year-old man who was fatally stabbed Tuesday night inside the Bertucci's Restaurant at the Silver City Galleria Mall was hailed as a hero Wednesday for attempting to stop the stabbing of a waitress at the restaurant. George A. Heath showed "extraordinary character and courage that tragically cost him his life," said Bristol District Attorney Thomas F. Quinn.

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  11. Zika virus has infected 10 Massachusetts residents who traveled abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Boston.com

    Ten Massachusetts residents became infected with Zika while traveling to areas where the virus is prevalent, but no local transmission of the illness has been reported, and it's "extremely unlikely" that will happen, a top state disease tracker told public health officials Wednesday. The virus is spread primarily by the bites of certain species of mosquitoes; doctors have identified a few cases of sexual transmission.

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  12. A town-by-town look at Mass. opioid deaths in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Boston.com

    The map below shows the number of opioid overdose deaths per capita in 2015 for each city and town across the state. In some cases - New Bedford, Lynn, Haverhill, Brockton, Lowell, and Chelsea, for example - the high rates show the devastating toll of the epidemic.

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  13. Southcoast continues with merger plansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Boston.com

    Southcoast Health System of New Bedford is forging ahead with plans to merge with one of Rhode Island's largest health care providers and said Tuesday that its chief executive will lead the combined new company. The boards of Southcoast and Care New England Health System of Providence both voted to continue merger discussions and bring their plans to regulatory agencies for approval over the next several months.

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  14. Police worry about rash of overdoses behind the wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Boston.com

    The opioid crisis has moved behind the wheel in this gritty port city and in other corners of Massachusetts, authorities said. In April, six motorists were found overdosed in traffic here or slumped unconscious in parked cars.

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  15. Brockton casino license should come with conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Boston.com

    Before the gaming commission approves an application to build a resort casino at a dilapidated racetrack in Brockton, a vote that could come as soon as Thursday, it should insist on improvements. At minimum, commissioners should require the casino applicant, Rush Street Gaming, to address the shortcomings identified by chairman Stephen Crosby at the commission's hearing on Wednesday.

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  16. Walpole firefighter dies after off-duty medical emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    Walpole firefighters are grieving a six-year veteran of the department who died after an off-duty medical emergency on Monday, Walpole Fire Department Chief Timothy F. Bailey said Tuesday. Bailey said Firefighter Ryan Ferreira, 31, lived in Dartmouth, the father of a 3-year-old girl, and had been a member of the Walpole department for the past six years.

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  17. Weston's Vaid still in running for - Idol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    When Sonika Vaid and Marlena Johnson boarded the same flight from Logan to LAX, they didn't realize they were traveling for the same purpose: To compete on the final season of "American Idol." Vaid, 20, of Weston, and Johnson, 25, of New Bedford, bested thousands of applicants to compete on the 15th season of the Fox singing competition for celeb judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. , as did Worcester native Jessica Cabral , 21. "Right now, I'm just happy to be representing Boston," said Vaid, whose father is a surgeon at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, and whose Twitter bio, in part, reads: "#bostonstrong."

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  18. STAT | PHARMALOT It's time for pharma companies to open their booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Boston.com

    For years, drug makers have argued that the rising prices of prescription medicines reflect, in part, the rising costs of discovery and development. Now, President Obama wants to peek behind the pharmaceutical curtain to see for himself.

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  19. A gut renovation in CharlestownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Boston.com

    Tired of renting and ready to tackle their own project, Marley and Isamu Kanda purchased an 1855 three-story brick town house in Charlestown in "as is" condition from a family that had occupied it for three generations. That it had barely been touched in 35 years was a major plus to the Kandas, now principals of their own firm, I-Kanda Architects .

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  20. Making a mountain at Fenway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Boston.com

    "It's our first time working with the winter sports industry at this level, and the regional support has been tremendous," said Fred Olson, Red Sox senior director of special events. "Ever since we announced the event, companies from the area have stepped forward."

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