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  1. Plainridge Park Casino enjoying best month since its openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | WWLP

    After its best month in about a year and a half in March, Plainridge Park Casino raked in even more money in April, counting about $14.3 million in what was the slots parlor's third best month on record, the Gaming Commission announced Monday. Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, the first and so far only gambling facility to open under a six-year-old expanded gaming law, generated $14,305,671.75 in gross gaming revenue in April from $174,811,169.76 in wagers.

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  2. Tick, tick, tick: Blood-sucking menace may get early startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WWLP

    Ticks are normally thought of as a menace mostly in the warmer months when children, pets and adults spend more time outdoors and bring home the hitchhiking insects. But thanks to recent rain and snowfall together with a warmer February, they may be getting a head start this year.

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  3. Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WWLP

    Surveillance video shows the moment a man tried to abduct a 10-year-old girl in a Walmart parking lot. FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Michelle Carter listens to her defense attorney argue for an involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed at Juvenile Court in New Bedford, Mass.

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  4. Plainridge Park Casino is located off Interstate 495 in Plainville, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WWLP

    A sentencing hearing has been rescheduled for an Alaska man who was found guilty of illegally dumping human waste i The Center for Eco-technology gave a quiz on weatherization of the home & showed us how to up-cycle an old shutter into a cork board organiz In an effort to improve the lives of children one pup at a time, K9's for kids has a passion of helping children suffering from a wide range BOSTON - A state-funded study says lottery sales haven't been hurt by the opening of Massachusetts' first casino in Plainville.

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  5. Plainridge Park Casino is located off Interstate 495 in Plainville, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WWLP

    After a full year in operation, Plainridge Park Casino and the surrounding area did not experience significant changes in crime or call-for-service levels, though the slots parlor may contribute to an uptick in credit card fraud in the area, a crime analyst told the Gaming Commission on Thursday. Gaming Commission consultant and crime analyst Christopher Bruce presented the commission with a crime analysis for the first full year of gaming at the Plainville slots parlor.

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  6. Judge denies funds for drug expert in texting suicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | WWLP

    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, Mass. Carter, of Plainville, Mass., is charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly pressuring Conrad Roy III, of Fairhaven, Mass., to commit suicide in 2014.

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  7. 1 dead, 1 injured in wrong-way crash on Interstate 495Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | WWLP

    Massachusetts state police say a driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 495 has crashed head-on into another vehicle and has died. State police spokesman David Procopio says it happened early Thursday in the southbound lanes in Plainville.

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  8. MGM Springfield plans to hire 90% of its workforce locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WWLP

    On Monday, State Auditor Suzanne Bump announced Plainridge Park Casino did not meet its goal of hiring 90% of its workforce locally. The most recent audit showed only 36% of employees lived in Plainville or surrounding communities.

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  9. Audit: Plainridge Park didna t hit hiring goals, gaming commission didna t keep trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WWLP

    Firefighters in Stamford had to be called in after a 5-year-old boy used a power tool to thread a steel nut onto his BOSTON - The state's only legal gaming facility is falling short of its goal for local hiring, and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is not taking proper action on the issue, State Auditor Suzanne Bump says. Bump's office issued a report on the MGC Monday, which criticized the board for not ensuring that Plainridge Park Casino hit its benchmarks for hiring.

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  10. Judge: Womana s statements allowed in texting suicide trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WWLP

    In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Michelle Carter listens to her defense attorney argue for an involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed at Juvenile Court in New Bedford, Mass. Carter, of Plainville, Mass., is charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly pressuring Conrad Roy III, of Fairhaven, Mass., to commit suicide on July 13, 2014.

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  11. Revere rejects slots parlor in non-binding voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WWLP

    By a large margin, voters in Revere have said no to a proposed gambling hall in the city. The referendum on Tuesday was non-binding but appears to be a setback for Question 1 on the Nov. 8 state ballot would authorize the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to license a second slots parlor in the state.

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  12. slot-machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | WWLP

    Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has announced his opposition to a ballot question that would expand on the state's gaming law. The gaming law in Massachusetts, which was passed in 2011, allows for up to three casinos and one slots parlor.

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  13. Plainridge Park Casino is located off Interstate 495 in Plainville, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | WWLP

    No excuses. No limits. No going back. Don't miss the series premiere of No Tomorrow Tuesday, October 4 on The CW Springfield.

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  14. New CT casino proposal could create competition for MGM SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WWLP

    The proposal suggests it could be even bigger than MGM Springfield. There are two casinos currently in Connecticut; Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods.

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  15. Gamblers signing up for addiction prevention effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WWLP

    Massachusetts gambling regulators say they're encouraged by early numbers from a unique gambling addiction prevention effort being tested at the state's first casino. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said Friday the " Play My Way " program at Plainridge Park Casino has signed up 3,216 people since its June launch.

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