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  1. Judge delays trial in texting suicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Berkshire Eagle

    The trial of a Massachusetts woman accused of manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages has been delayed for three months. Michelle Carter had been slated to go on trial in March in the 2014 death of Conrad Roy III.

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  2. Professor briefs lawmakers on problem gambling study resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> An estimated 88,000 adults in Massachusetts are problem gamblers, and another 390,000 are deemed "at-risk" gamblers and may bet more than they'd planned or borrow money to gamble, according to study findings presented Wednesday. Research required under the 2011 law that legalized casino gambling in Massachusetts found that 1.7 percent of that state's adult population were considered problem gamblers and 7.5 percent were at-risk gamblers, said Rachel Volberg, the study's principal investigator.

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  3. Court OKs trial in texting suicide casseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, Michelle Carter listens to defense attorney Joseph P. Cataldo argue for an involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed at Juvenile Court in New Bedford. Carter, a teenager from Plainville, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III.

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  4. Massachusetts casino tests novel approach to preventing gambling addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    An automated dealer asks for players to take a seat at a black jack video slot machine on the floor of the Plainridge Park Casino, in Plainville. Massachusetts is set to launch this week a first-in-the-nation system allowing slot players to limit their bets, following months of planning and some pushback from the gambling industry.

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  5. Brockton Fairgrounds owner pursues horse racing after casino bid diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Thoroughbred horse racing is poised to return to the Brockton Fairgrounds this summer, after Massachusetts regulators rejected a bid to build a casino on the property. Owner George Carney says the demise of a $677 million resort casino plan by Chicago's Rush Street Gaming hasn't stopped him from moving ahead with improvements to the fairground's track, which hasn't hosted a horse race since 2001.

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