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  1. Bush: Romney and I avoided 'awkward side' in meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Politico

    Jeb Bush says he and potential 2016 presidential rival Mitt Romney talked about the New England Patriots and foreign policy at a private meeting in Utah earlier this week, but that "the awkward side of this, about running we put aside," according to media reports . Bush described the encounter at a question-and-answer session that followed his speech to the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in San Francisco on Friday.

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  2. Mitt Romney 2016: 8 Facts About Personal Life of GOP Presidential HopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Max

    Here are eight things you might not know about 2016 GOP presidential Mitt Romney and his life outside of politics. 1. Willard Mitt Romney was named in honor of father George Romney's good friend, J. Willard Marriott, who founded the Marriott chain of hotels, and Milton 'Mitt' Romney, his cousin who was a quarterback for the Chicago Bears.

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  3. Several towns ready, even excited for snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    It's been some weeks since western Massachusetts was covered in white. Some people in eastern Hampden County towns like Monson told 22News they're actually looking forward to several inches of snow.

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  4. Baker pledges strong ties to Muni. leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    After pledging as a candidate to boost local aid in lockstep with growing state revenues, Gov. Charlie Baker, who is now wrestling with a state budget crisis, told local officials Friday in a major address that he's creating a "community compact cabinet." During an address to the Massachusetts Municipal Association that his predecessors have used as a forum to pledge local aid increases, Baker instead highlighted his plans for enhanced attention to local affairs and offered no assurances about local aid hikes.

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  5. A stronger push to legalize marijuana in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    State Senate President Stanley Rosenberg is evaluating the push to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts by investigating the state's approach to regulating the leafy drug. Activists are expected to put a question on the 2016 ballot pushing for its legalization for recreational use.

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  6. Forum discusses human service issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    It gives lawmakers a chance to meet with social service agencies from across western Massachusetts to discuss networking and current issues. For many of the non-profit social services, the focus was on the state's budget deficit and if it would affect them and their funding.

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  7. Fable childrens' tablet headed to market in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Gadgetell

    During International CES, Isabella Products demonstrated a new tablet, geared towards children aged three to ten, which is set to arrive on the market in March. We sat down with Matthew I. Growney, the president and CEO of the Concord, Mass.-based Isabella to discuss the product and the planned rollout.

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  8. Who's hiring in Mass. tech this week: Jibo Inc., Nasuni, Energi, CengageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Business Journal

    Here's a list of several Massachusetts-based technology startups and established companies that are hiring, based on our most recent reporting.

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  9. Former Sen. Rick Santorum: I'm on the (Pre-)Campaign TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Max

    Rick Santorum still isn't saying whether he'll run for president next year - but the former Pennsylvania senator is vigorously traveling around the country like a politician who wants to be in the White House. "We're going through the process that everybody's going through right now, which is to get out across the country, deliver the message you believe is the right message to unify the country and put us back on the right foot here at home and overseas," Santorum said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

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  10. Experts: Growth will mean $1B more in taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Townsend Times

    Economic experts predicted on Thursday that state tax revenues would continue to grow at a "modest" clip through fiscal 2016, with estimates hovering around 4.5 percent growth as lawmakers and Gov. Charlie Baker's team look ahead toward preparing a new state budget. The estimates, on par with tax collection growth in fiscal 2015, led Rep. Brian Dempsey, the House's incumbent budget chief, to suggest that despite encouraging signs of an economic recovery there might be an "inflated sense" of what it means for state revenue.

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  11. The New Progressive Mitt Romney is the Same as the Old Progressive Mitt RomneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Corn is not exactly a committed Romney booster: He helped tank Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential ambitions by publishing Romney's But now Corn is arguing that liberals should embrace the newly "remodeled" former GOP governor of Massachusetts, and "encourage him to return to the political battlefield." "Romney, apparently seeing the error of his 'severely conservative' ways, has become a progressive crusader," Corn writes.

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  12. Report raises concern over MCSO's inmate video-visitation systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KTAR

    A new report is raising concerns about the use of video-visitation systems in jails and prisons around the country, including those in Maricopa County. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had the system installed in November .

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  13. Messy Winter Storm Could Drop 6 Inches Of Snow In Parts Of Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Snow is predicted to begin falling early Saturday morning and could mix with rain around midday, before changing back to snow in the early evening. The highest snowfall totals are predicted for central and interior eastern parts of the state, where 3 to 6 inches could fall, according to WBUR meteorologist David Epstein .

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  14. Baker signs executive order to strengthen municipal partnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Governor Baker today signed his first Executive Order, creating the Community Compact Cabinet, to elevate the Administration's partnerships with cities and towns in all communities of the Commonwealth. Chaired by Lt.

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  15. Wet Nora easter promises rain, snow and possibly dangerous ice starting Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    A potent winter storm is tracking north from the Gulf Coast starting Friday night. This animation shows sea level pressure and precipitation intensity through Sunday morning.

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  16. Still the one: Mitt would trounce Jeb in New Hampshire, poll showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Mail

    He met yesterday in Utah with Jeb Bush, the other front-runner who has fundraisers and donors lining up to take his political pulse A new poll of New Hampshire voters shows Mitt Romney with a commanding lead over his potential Republican presidential challengers. Romney was far and away Republican voters and right leaning independents' first choice in the all-important primary state in NH1's latest survey.

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  17. 'All Thrifty States': A Peek Into Thrift Stores Across New England, USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    She's pointed her camera at our baubles and beads, t-shirts and tchotchkes, lamps and lobster traps in 120 thrift stores across 48 states - including New England. In 2009, Pfueller and her husband both lost their newspaper jobs during the recession.

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  18. Is Romney convincing anyone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney met in Utah yesterday for a sit-down, which was scheduled before Romney showed interest in the 2016 presidential race, according to those in the Bush camp. Everyone was polite and non-committal afterward .

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  19. a Mitt Leads in NHRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Breitbart.com

    Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney leads another New Hampshire poll, but Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker performed surprisingly well in the very early poll of potential 2016 Granite State primary voters. The NH1 Pulse Poll released on Thursday found that 29% of "Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP who say they are likely to vote in next year's first-in-the-nation primary" would support Romney at this time.

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  20. Mitt Romney's brain trust meets in Boston to plot 2016 strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS News

    Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates October 2, 2014 in Livonia, Michigan. As Mitt Romney looks increasingly likely to dive into the 2016 presidential fray, CBS News confirms that his advisers are meeting Friday in Boston to chart a path to the White House for a man whose last two bids came up short.

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