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  1. Stop & Shop sues Whole FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Lowell Sun

    Massachusetts-based supermarket chain Stop & Shop claims in a federal lawsuit that rival Whole Foods violated its trademark and stole its marketing campaign. Stop & Shop Supermarket Co.

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  2. Massachusetts governor criticizes transit storm performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Lowell Sun

    Baker said Monday he was disappointed and frustrated that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority hadn't been able to maintain even limited service on some rapid transit lines as the latest storm pounds the Boston area. On Monday, nearly 50 commuters were evacuated from a disabled Red Line train in Quincy after being stranded for more than two hours.

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  3. Massachusetts governor criticizes transit storm performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Lowell Sun

    Baker said Monday he was disappointed and frustrated that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority hadn't been able to maintain even limited service on some rapid transit lines as the latest storm pounds the Boston area. On Monday, nearly 50 commuters were evacuated from a disabled Red Line train in Quincy after being stranded for more than two hours.

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  4. Six years into DeLeo's run, House abolishes term limits for SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Lowell Sun

    The Massachusetts House voted Thursday to abolish term limits for the speaker, effectively enabling House Speaker Robert DeLeo to shed his lame-duck status and remain the top House Democrat on Beacon Hill beyond 2016 if he chooses. DeLeo, who pushed to implement term limits in 2009 when he rose to power in the wake of disgraced former Speaker Sal DiMasi's resignation, said Thursday his position over the past six years has "evolved" and he views steady leadership as important to the House's standing with the Senate and new governor.

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  5. Ride-for-hire rules underscore battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Transportation industries competing for passengers clashed with boos and heckling at a New Year's Eve public hearing as the outgoing Patrick administration seeks to provide a legal framework for new alternative door-to-door trip providers, such as Uber and Lyft. The plan, which would require legislation, would regulate Uber and Lyft under the Department of Public Utilities, requiring the companies to maintain liability insurance and perform background checks on drivers.

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  6. School design finalists chosenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Three finalists have been selected in Billerica's search for an architectural firm to design the town's high-school building project. Members of the Massachusetts School Building Authority Designer Selection Panel, with three local representatives -- Town Manager John Curran, School and Building Committees member Mark Efstratiou and Superintendent of Schools Tim Piwowar -- reviewed applications and culled the herd from nine firms to three on Tuesday. 1 comment

  7. Quincy Medical Center's closure delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The original closure date, set as Dec. 31 and announced on Nov. 6 by Steward Health Care System, would have violated the hospital owner's statutory obligations requiring 90 days notice to the state Department of Public Health, according to a letter from Attorney General Martha Coakley's office to an attorney for Steward, which owns the hospital. Bob Ross, chief of Coakley's Business and Labor Bureau, called the delay "positive," and added that Steward must also comply with contractual obligations it agreed to when the company acquired the bankrupt hospital in 2011.

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  8. Quincy Medical Center's closure delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The original closure date, set as Dec. 31 and announced on Nov. 6 by Steward Health Care System, would have violated the hospital owner's statutory obligations requiring 90 days notice to the state Department of Public Health, according to a letter from Attorney General Martha Coakley's office to an attorney for Steward, which owns the hospital. Bob Ross, chief of Coakley's Business and Labor Bureau, called the delay "positive," and added that Steward must also comply with contractual obligations it agreed to when the company acquired the bankrupt hospital in 2011.

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  9. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The city's annual Veterans Day parade will include a group representing LGBT military veterans for the first time. OutVets, a recently formed nonpartisan and nonpolitical group based in Boston, expects between 10 to 30 people to march today in matching polo shirts and baseball caps.

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  10. Baker caps big week with Globe endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker capped off a big week Sunday evening when the left-leaning Boston Globe editorial board endorsed him, joining a list of at least five other newspapers to back him in the past week. Attorney General Martha Coakley's campaign has touted endorsements from the Massachusetts Teachers' Association, the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Latino Democratic Caucus. 16 comments

  11. Daily Dish: 9/19/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Darrell Hammond appears onstage at the 15th Annual Webby Awards in New York, June 13, 2011. Hammond, who spent 14 years in the cast of "Saturday Night Live," will replace longtime announcer Don Pardo for the show's season opener on Sept.

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  12. Kerrigan, Falchuk visit LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Lt. Gov. candidate Steve Kerrigan, center, visited Tanner Street in Lowell on Thursday and says he would work with the city on the area's redevelopment. From left, City Councilor Dan Rourke, state Rep. Thomas Golden, Kerrigan, City Councilor Corey Belanger and Raymond Boutin at one of the buildings earmarked for redevelopment.

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  13. Monet picture found in German collector's suitcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The task force looking into the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt's long-hidden art trove says officials have found a landscape by Claude Monet in a suitcase that he took to a hospital. The task force said Friday the court-appointed administrator of Gurlitt's estate this week received the suitcase, which had been kept at the hospital, and reported finding the light-blue landscape.

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  14. NATO to outline force aimed at deterring RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia's border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. The announcement will come against the backdrop of peace talks involving Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian rebels that kicked off Friday in Minsk, Belarus.

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  15. Hannaford employees deserve some credit for stepping upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Brush News-Tribune

    With all the hype over Market Basket, why not post anything about the people who have worked long, hard hours at Hannaford to take care of Market Basket's customers in their time of need? Every time I've been in a Hannaford near home or work I hear people complaining to these people taking care of them how they can't wait to get back to Market Basket. Why not thank you? There has been no recognition for the store that brought in people from Vermont and New York to have extra help to take care of the public.

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  16. Shark attack scares Mass. kayakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    A pleasant trip by two Massachusetts kayakers to check out some cute seals turned terrifying as the pair encountered a great white shark. Ida Parker and Kristin Orr, who describe themselves as experienced kayakers, say they were about 150 yards off shore Wednesday evening taking pictures of seals when something came up from beneath and tried to take a bite out of one kayak, spilling both of them into the water.

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  17. Backtalk: 9/5/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    DULL BLADE: I'm calling about Wednesday's headline in The Sun about the cowardly Islamists saying that their knife will continue to strike. They've forgotten one rule: never bring a knife to a gun fight.

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  18. Maserati driver has impersonation charge dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    A Massachusetts man charged with impersonating a police officer for driving a Maserati that resembled a police cruiser is off the hook. The Patriot Ledger reports that a clerk magistrate in Quincy District Court on Thursday dismissed the charge, saying 23-year-old Zhang Zhijun, of Braintree, hadn't taken any actions such as pulling over other drivers or pretending to be an officer.

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  19. Experts: 'Puppy Doe Law' will protect animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    When Gov. Deval Patrick signed the so-called "Puppy Doe Law" this month, increasing the penalties for animal cruelty and requiring veterinarians to be mandatory reporters, it added protection to another of the most "vulnerable members of society" -- animals, victim advocate Laurie Myers said.

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