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  1. Deval Patrick's solid local legacy will only growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    There'll be a groundbreaking ceremony in Mattapan on Monday to begin work on the long-awaited expansion of the Neponset Greenway.


  2. What is a CHNA Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cape Cod Times

    The tiny lights on a tree look pretty insignificant one by one. They only glow when they are all strung together.


  3. Rudolph stamps guide tiny post office to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season. Usually, the post office gets 10,000 cards for their mid-month special cancellation postmark.


  4. Cape Cod weather: cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Cape Cod Times

    A 30 percent chance of rain is in the forecast for Cape Cod and the Islands, mainly after 4 p.m. today, and temperatures will be around 49 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Mild winds will come from the northeast.


  5. Judge to rule on Oklahoma's execution methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A federal judge plans to rule whether the lethal injection formula that Oklahoma used for the first time in a botched execution last spring is constitutional. U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot said he will rule from the bench later Monday in a case in which 21 death row inmates say the state's use of untested execution drugs and drug combinations on them would amount to experimentation and is unconstitutional.


  6. Working together meant Mass. successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Cape Cod Times

    I first ran for governor because I believed that government should focus on the long-term best interests of constituents rather than the short-term politics of elected officials, the next generation instead of the next election. I believed that our commonwealth could be stronger if we worked together and for the benefit of everyone, not just the well-connected.


  7. Traffic on the Mass PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | WWLP

    MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. Heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days is expected along I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York.


  8. Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers invoke McVeighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | TwinCities

    In this still images from aerial video provided by WHDH-TV in Boston, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center wearing an orange jumpsuit, is transferred between vehicles in Devins, Mass., following his hearing in federal court Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Boston. Tsarnaev is charged with carrying out the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.


  9. Historical Commissions have reservations about MGM plans in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Business Journal

    While MGM Springfield officials work to obtain all the necessary local and state permits necessary to start demolition and subsequent construction of its $800 million urban casino, the city's historical commission remains concerned about the potential loss of several properties within the casino's footprint. Within the 14.5 acre site located between Main Street and Columbus Avenue from east to west, and Union and State streets from south to north, there are several historic properties which may be demolished to make way for the new development.


  10. Top Chef's literary challenge was the site of "threatening," "harassing" protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Reality Blurred

    He also said that 14 crew member cars had their tires slashed. In a statement released after Deadline revealed the protests, the Teamsters Local 25 said "The Top Chef situation as it is written is fiction at best.


  11. DDOT plans to rehabilitate and replace many DC bridgesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | TheWashCycle

    First, DDOT has completed a design for the rehabilitation of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. This work is currently scheduled to start in May and last two years.


  12. Inmate missing from New Hampshire halfway houseRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Department of Corrections says 40-year-old Jason William Chapman of Farmington, Massachusetts, didn't show up for a 10:45 p.m. head count on Sunday and was placed on walkaway status. Chapman is serving a 11 2 to 5 year sentence for theft.


  13. Report: Broken promises, Mother Nature snag state's wetland constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Three decades ago, Massachusetts became a darling of the environmental movement for requiring developers to replace virtually every square foot of wetlands they destroyed to build houses, parking lots and shopping malls. The policy was designed to slow the destruction of one of nature's most underappreciated resources: swamps, marshes, seasonal ponds and other soggy places that filter pollution, host threatened species and control floodwaters.


  14. Mehegan: PR can't make this picture prettyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Boston Herald

    Gov. Deval Patrick and his team of image-shapers want desperately to dictate the narrative as he prepares to depart after two terms, but it requires a bit of shoveling sand against the tide. For every press release that touts the accomplishments and the legacy of this administration - and that would be, well, every press release that has come out of the corner office in recent months - inconvenient reminders of some of Patrick's high-profile management failures seem to crop up.


  15. Mass. health insurance deadline is TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 |

    Massachusetts residents who need health insurance starting Jan. 1, 2015, through the Commonwealth can access the state's online application system and receive help from customer service centers or local agencies through Tuesday, Dec. 23. Tuesday is the deadline for residents without Jan. 1, 2015, coverage to complete an application, find out what program they are eligible for, and then pick a plan and pay a premium if necessary. The Commonwealth's integrated online application and eligibility system, found at, gives applicants the ability to take all of those steps in one sitting.


  16. Hillary Clinton's lead among possible Democratic presidential candidates slips ... to 49 pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Plain Dealer

    Hillary Clinton remains the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, but her numbers have dipped over the past year. Like play-by-play announcers calling a lopsided game, political analysts are desperately trying to add some mystique to the race for the Democratic presidential nomination for 2016.


  17. Colts owner helps out Massachusetts Kerouac nonprofitRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A bomb squad along with Cincinnati police and fire crews are responding to reports of a suspicious package in Queensgate. Leah Still, Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still's daughter who is battling rare pediatric cancer, recently received a Christmas wish of meeting her favorite Disney princess.


  18. GoLocalWorcester | News | Angiulo: What it takes to prove Operating a Motor Vehicle with Suspended license for OUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2011 | Go Local

    One of the things that television shows get right about courts of law is that it's not what you think you know, it's what you can prove. Proving cases can be difficult because sources of information need to fall within evidentiary and constitutional principles.


  19. Report: Romney Still Considering 2016 Presidential RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Mitt Romney and his wife Ann have repeatedly said the former Massachusetts governor is not going to run for President in 2016, but a new report indicates otherwise. The "Detroit News" cites unnamed sources from Romney's 2012 campaign in Michigan as saying the former Republican nominee might try to convince his wife to run again depending on the rest of the GOP field.


  20. 'Level playing field' sought on rooms taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Cape Cod Times

    On Beacon Hill, home rule petitions routinely pass without objection or regard for a politician's party, sailing through a Legislature notorious for its otherwise plodding pace. But in recent legislative sessions, three Cape Cod towns' proposals to expand the local rooms tax have been exceptions to the Statehouse's typical deference to a municipality's will.