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  1. Boston Duck Tours driver involved in crash had lengthy record, state tells WCVBRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The driver of a Boston Duck Boat involved in a crash that killed a former Plattsburgh resident over the weekend had multiple driving violations, the state said. Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles records show the driver of the tour boat, Victor Tavares, of Brockton, had 10 speeding violations, four previous license suspensions and three seat-belt violations on his record.

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  2. While still confident, Mass. employers seeing mixed signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Employers in Massachusetts appear to possess a "wait-and-see attitude" about the economy, with mixed economic signals fueling the ambivalence, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts. The AIM business confidence index dipped 0.3 points to 56.2 in April, the business group said, putting business confidence levels about three points lower than their mark from one year ago.

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  3. 'Chappaquiddick' film to examine Kennedy's infamous crashRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    This July 19, 1969 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy's car being pulled from the water next to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in Edgartown, Mass. on Martha's Vineyard.

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  4. New highway signs to offer real-time traffic informationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WWLP

    Massachusetts received a "D" grade for the overall effectiveness of the state's stream monitoring efforts, leaving Americans in the dark abo BOSTON - Highway signs tell you how far away destinations are, but until recently, they haven't been able to tell you how long it will actually take you to get there. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is in the process of setting up new electronic signs on highways statewide that will help you with that.

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  5. Westfield RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WWLP

    Massachusetts received a "D" grade for the overall effectiveness of the state's stream monitoring efforts, leaving Americans in the dark abo WESTFIELD, Mass. - A report recently released by the Izaak Walton League of America says water quality monitoring in streams across the country is "haphazard and limited," adding it leaves Americans in the dark about the health of local waters - and potentially leaving pollution undetected.

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  6. Driver in fatal duck boat crash in Boston cited 10 times for speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    The driver of an amphibious sightseeing vehicle that collided with a scooter in Boston, killing a woman, has a history of driving violations. Records released by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles show the driver has been cited for speeding 10 times, was found at fault in a 2003 accident and was cited for several other infractions.

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  7. US offshore wind boom hangs on Mass. utility mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Lawmakers in Massachusetts are drafting a bill that would jump-start the offshore wind industry in the U.S., helping trigger a $10 billion building spree off the Atlantic coast. The energy bill may be introduced as early as this month and is expected to require utilities to buy power from offshore wind farms, according to Rep.Thomas Golden, one of the Democrats who control the state Legislature.

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  8. Driver in fatal duck boat crash cited 10 times for speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Investigators work the scene of an accident involving a Duck Boat on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Boston. A woman has died after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston.

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  9. a Chappaquiddicka film to examine Kennedya s infamous crashRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    This July 19, 1969 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy's car being pulled from the water next to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in Edgartown, Mass. on Martha's Vineyard.

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  10. Tuition cuts make UMaine a hot college for Mass. studentsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | University Business

    A record number of out-of-state students, including hundreds from Massachusetts, will be attending the University of Maine's flagship campus in Orono this fall after the college slashed tuition prices for new students.

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  11. Brush clinic welcomes new Banner physicianRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

    The newest physician to join Banner Medical Group in Brush brings a unique specialty to the community that will benefit residents of all ages. Dr. Katherine Rittner is double board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics meaning she is trained to care for patients throughout their life span.

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  12. Opioid-Related Deaths Continue To Rise In MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  13. Our View: Adult day care needs to be funded honestlyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Massachusetts House of Representatives' failure to reflect the realities of caring for aging citizens in its version of the fiscal 2017 budget leaves a couple of local legislators scratching their heads. New Bedford Democrat Rep. Robert Koczera said the amendment to the House budget that would have addressed the shortfall service providers are incurring was dropped during the part of the budget process it was in committee.

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  14. Photo: This July 19, 1969 file photo shows U.S. Sen. EdwaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    This July 19, 1969 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy's car being pulled from the water next to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in Edgartown, Mass. on Martha's Vineyard.

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  15. Douglas town meeting OKs $1.7M overrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    DOUGLAS – A $1.7 million Proposition 2½ override, with $1.5 million for schools and $200,000 for extraordinary building needs, passed with a majority of town meeting votes in an overflowing Douglas High School auditorium Monday night. The vote passed 347-167.

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  16. How will lobster regulations affect SouthCoast fishermen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be subject to a battery of new regulations, possibly closed fishing areas and stricter size standards, to try to save the crustacean's population locally. The number of adult lobsters in New England south of Cape Cod was estimated in 2013 to be about 10 million, which is one-fifth the total from the late 1990s.

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  17. Joan Vennochi: Good for Boston for stopping IndyCar crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Shed no tears over IndyCar's decision to pull the plug on a "Grand Prix of Boston" race that was scheduled to take place over Labor Day weekend. The proposal's unraveling says little about the willingness of Bostonians to embrace change and fun.

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  18. Anti-pipeline group calls for FERC to dismiss proposed projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The pipeline opposition group PipeLine Awareness Network for the Northeast has called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to immediately dismiss and deny Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.'

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  19. Opioid-related deaths continue to climb in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> The number of opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts continues to climb, fueled by the use of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate that's often mixed with heroin, according to statistics released Monday by the state Department of Public Health. State health officials said that for the first time the data included information about fentanyl and what they called its disturbing relationship to opioid-related deaths.

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  20. Profit and care at Massachusetts nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    At the Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Everett, grime and mold smothered the windows, leaving residents barely able to see outside. "Dehumanizing" was the assessment of a state inspector who visited in February.

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