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  1. Massachusetts man dies after being swarmed by beesRead the original story

    7 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Alison Dahl tells The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro that her husband, Eric Dahl, was blowing leaves from the lawn of their Foxborough home on Saturday afternoon when he was swarmed by bees. She says her 48-year-old husband was taken by ambulance to Norwood Hospital where he later died of what was believed to have been a heart attack.

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  2. 'Dance, monkey!' Massachusetts official slammed for...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Raw Story

    A parks commissioner in the city of Brockton, Massachusetts this week called out Patriots players who knelt during the national anthem on Sunday, and described them as monkeys whose only job is to dance for his entertainment. The Brockton Enterprise reports that Brockton Parks and Recreation Commission member Stephen Pina this week left a comment on a Facebook story about kneeling Patriots players in which he referred to them as "turds" for taking a knee during the national anthem.

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  3. Powerball pot lifts lottery salesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WWLP

    The Latest on the French president's Europe speech : 4:25 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says EU countr BOSTON - With the benefit of a large and well-publicized jackpot, the Massachusetts Lottery recorded $512.9 million in sales in August, an increase of $44 million or 9.4 percent over the previous August. Powerball featured a $758.7 million jackpot won towards the end of the month by a Chicopee woman and Powerball games accounted for $34.5 million of the Lottery's sales.

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  4. Massachusetts man dies after being swarmed by beesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Seattle Times

    Alison Dahl tells The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro that her husband, Eric Dahl, was blowing leaves from the lawn of their Foxborough home on Saturday afternoon when he was swarmed by bees. She says her 48-year-old husband was taken by ambulance to Norwood Hospital where he later died of what was believed to have been a heart attack.

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  5. Chatham family relieved after daughter sends word she survived MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    ... are both Chatham natives. Mowbray moved to Vieques part-time 10 years ago to teach yoga on the beach during Massachusetts' winter months. Nickerson followed in her mother's footsteps four years later. Nickerson, 38, met her boyfriend, Ben Elliott, a ...

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  6. Police reveal new details from probe of slain joggerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    Police say socks and a hair tie found on the body of a Google employee slain while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home tested positive for gasoline, and the man charged with killing her bought $5 worth of gas on the day of her death. Marcotte lived in New York City but was visiting her mother in Princeton, Massachusetts, in August 2016 when she failed to return from a run and her body was found in the nearby woods.

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  7. North Adams recovering after fox attackRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    A Massachusetts man is recovering after a fox attacked him while he was walking his dog and started "gnawing" on his ankle. Henry Bourdon , of North Adams, tells The Berkshire Eagle that he didn't even see the fox until it jumped out of the bushes at him at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  8. Preliminary elections Tuesday in Holyoke, WestfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WWLP

    It's voting day in two western Massachusetts cities! Voters in Holyoke and Westfield will be narrowing the field of candidates ahead of the November 7 municipal elections. The only city-wide contest is in Holyoke, where voters will be reducing the four-candidate field for mayor.

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  9. Boston, other cities hold preliminary votes for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... nonpartisan preliminary election. The top two vote-getters advance to the Nov. 7 final election. Elsewhere in Massachusetts, voters in Framingham go to the polls for the first time since residents of New England's largest town opted to become a ...

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  10. High-surf advisory extended through 6 p.m. WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

    The National Weather Service has extended its high-surf advisory for ocean-exposed beaches along the south coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including Nantucket, through 6 p.m. Wednesday. "Long-period southerly swells from distant Hurricane Maria will result in high surf and a high risk of dangerous rip currents through Wednesday.

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  11. Carlos Rafael, the 'Codfather,' sentenced to 46 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... seizing all 13 permits. He planned to make his decision as soon as possible. Rafael, 65, of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in March to 28 offenses, including conspiracy, false labeling of fish, bulk cash smuggling, tax evasion and ...

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  12. County Commissioner Ronald Beaty Explores Governor RunRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Falmouth Enterprise

    While many have said that Republican Governor Charles D. Baker Jr., who has an approval rating of about 70 percent among the Massachusetts electorate, is unbeatable in the 2018 election, Barnstable County Commissioner Ronald R. Beaty Jr. believes the sitting governor is vulnerable to defection by dissatisfied conservatives in his own party. Looking to take advantage of this potential vulnerability, Mr. Beaty, a Republican from West Barnstable, said he is exploring the possibility of a run for governor.

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  13. New Wastewater Policies In Bourne Spark ConcernRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... Main Street in Buzzards Bay. It will be owned and operated by Calamar, a real estate company with offices in Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York and Canada. Preliminary plans were presented to the Bourne Planning Board in June, and the company goes ...

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  14. EDITORIAL: Keep political discourse 'robust and wide-open'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... unpleasantly sharp attacks on government and public officials." Garry, in her Facebook post, targeted the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, a nonprofit group that she says "makes a business out of lying to further their political agenda!!" Without ...

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  15. Bolton Fair will institute new rules for oxen pulling in wake of investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in an apparent attempt to get them to move. The video prompted outrage online and led to both the fair and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruely to Animals beginning investigations into the incident. According to the statement from ...

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  16. Opioid epidemic causing rise in hepatitis C infections and other serious illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... they are most needed, when they are most needed and with the local subpopulations that most need them. In Massachusetts, where I am based, opioid overdose deaths quintupled over the past 15 years. The state Senate and Governor Charlie Baker have ...

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  17. Lawmakers: Extend refugee protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Some Massachusetts lawmakers and advocates are worried that American residents who once fled their unsafe home countries could soon be kicked out of this one. The future of "Temporary Protected Status" for these residents is in jeopardy, putting at risk the futures of thousands of American residents -- many of whom live in the Merrimack Valley, experts estimated.

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  18. Health Dept. will get help in opioid fightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health will receive federal funds to bolster its monitoring of prescription drugs, part of a total $58.8 million in grants the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday to address the opioid epidemic. The DPH was awarded $400,000 for implementation and enhancement of its prescription drug monitoring program, a centralized database that collects and analyzes information on the prescribing of controlled substances.

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  19. Leominster will take a shot at landing AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... located on Jungle Road, which had originally been viewed as potential site for Penn National Gaming's first Massachusetts casino in 2014, as a possible new headquarters location for Amazon. "It's the largest and last location where you could put a ...

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  20. Westford's Frank named state's Unsung Heroine at ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Marilyn Frank of Westford was recently named the 2017 Westford Unsung Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women at its 14th annual ceremony, held at the Statehouse. Nominated by state Rep. Jim Arciero, Frank was recognized for her many contributions to Westford, where she has been a local volunteer for 40 years.

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