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  1. Reporting: LondonPAKISTANIS in Britain Seek a Bridge Across CulturesRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2010 | American Reporter

    It's a sign of how totally insane this nation has become when the passage of a health care bill that has so many conservative elements within it is labeled as socialist. It's a sign of how totally insane this nation has become when the only ones who voted for a fundamentally conservative bill are Democrats, and those Democrats are receiving death threats for doing so.


  2. School turnarounds will fail without high-quality pre-KRead the original story

    Tuesday | District Administration

    As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grows. At the center of the administration's public school turnaround agenda is the federal School Improvement Grants program, which provides federal funds to turnaround failing public schools.


  3. I-Team: Drivers passing stopped school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWLP

    Every day you put your children on a school bus and expect them to get to and from home safely. The 22News I-Team reveals how many drivers are putting your children at risk.


  4. Bit of a tight turn at BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    I think that many of these trucks are way too long for city streets and I'm guessing the trucking companies are using them to compensate for the fact that Massachusetts doesn't allow the double trailers seen in other states, which is fine with me. I rather see the freight trains on rails not on the Mass Pike.


  5. Bad Traffic Tuesday: Pre-Thanksgiving traffic and looming snowstorm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    This tractor-trailer rollover crash in the westbound lane of the MassPike in Charlton on Tuesday was among the contributing factors to one of the slowest travel days in recent Massachusetts memory. Crashes and motor vehicle mishaps, coupled with heavy traffic because of the approaching snowstorm and Thanksgiving holiday, made for a tough day on state highways.


  6. Shrewsbury Dentist Pleads Guilty to Tax EvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    A Douglas, Massachusetts, dentist pleaded guilty to tax evasion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, announced the Department of Justice. George Fenzell was indicted in February, 2014, by a federal grand jury in Boston on multiple counts of tax evasion and one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the Internal Revenue Service .


  7. Mass. man charged with kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Mark Rodrick, 20, of Leicester, Mass., accused a woman of stealing money from him before threatening to kill her while holding a knife to her throat and sitting in his car on Deer Street about 11 a.m. Tuesday, police said.


  8. Nor'easter blows in just in time to snarl Thanksgiving travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Meteorologists and transportation officials are warning against traveling Wednesday - typically one of the busiest days of the year on the roads and in the skies - as a quick-moving nor'easter is roaring up the coast with the potential to dump up to a foot of snow inland. While precipitation along the coast is expected to be mainly in the form of rain, meteorologist Kim Buttrick of the National Weather Service office in Taunton said one won't have to travel far to encounter accumulating snow.


  9. Public Transport Services * Usa: Mass. Metro BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Buses world news

    The Greater Portland Transit District began its community outreach on Nov. 17 with an information gathering session in Portland ... The express bus service would begin in Portland and make stops in Falmouth , Yarmouth , and Freeport . The original plan, presented at a Freeport meeting in June, was for a commuter-centric, rush-hour service with morning and evening buses that would also serve Cumberland ... METRO General Manager, Greg Jordan said , METRO will now look at the feedback to determine possible bus routes.


  10. Aaron Hernandez double-murder trial delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | ArcaMax Publishing

    A judge Tuesday granted a motion to indefinitely delay a double-murder trial for Aaron Hernandez scheduled for next May, although the former Patriots star still faces trial on another charge of murder early next year. Jake Wark, a spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley, said the judge granted a motion by Hernandez's attorney to continue the trial Tuesday, but did not set a date for a new trial.


  11. Former mental health commissioner to head Health and Human ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 |

    Marylou Sudders, a former state mental health commissioner and chief executive of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, was tapped Friday by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker to serve as secretary of Health and Human Services in his administration. Sudders, currently an associate professor at Boston College's School of Social Work, will oversee one of the largest and most sensitive segments of state government.


  12. Selectmen get 'clean report' on Acushnet's financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    Michael Nelligan of the auditing firm of Powers & Sullivan said Acushnet generated no new debt last year and that incoming revenue was $385,000 higher than first estimated in budget-setting sessions, while expenses were $680,000 lower than expected. Nelligan reminded selectmen that municipal audits starting next year will have to clearly list overall pension statements.


  13. Acushnet emergency officials preparing to host pets at sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 |

    Whether a hurricane or blizzard, Emergency Management Association members go to work when disaster strikes, opening their town's emergency shelters and caring for the displaced. But until now, many of those shelters couldn't accommodate pets, making the decision to leave their homes all that much harder for many families.


  14. On Native GroundWHAT Did the 'Fiscal Cliff' Actually Accomplish?Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2013 | American Reporter

    As someone who has been following politics since I've been able to read, I believe that the 2012 presidential campaign will go down into the history books as an perfect example of how an incumbent can win re-election despite all the conventional wisdom that states otherwise. A list of those shibboleths may find value somewhere.


  15. Campaign 2012HOW to Win the Final DebateRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2012 | American Reporter

    In Texas and Oklahoma, ranchers and farmers have joined with activists and Occupy Wall Street alums to try to stop the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline - designed to bring toxic and dangerous tar sands oil from Canada to U.S. refineries. On the stage at Hofstra University on Tuesday night, President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney spun fairy tales about "clean" coal and energy independence through more domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.


  16. The WilliesISRAEL, Iran and 'Moral Equivalence'Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2012 | American Reporter

    If it looks to you that the Republican Party's primary voters this year seem older and whiter than usual, you're not mistaken. National Journal took a look at exit polls posted on through last week's Super Tuesday primaries.


  17. Make My DayDON'T Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be CampersRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2011 | American Reporter

    I remember turning to Ron Fournier, the AP's chief political writer, as we listened in Denver to Gov. Howard Dean of Vermont talking about something or other long forgotten. He's on the margin of hysteria, I told him; I could hear it coming in his voice, and it was going to get loose pretty soon, I said.


  18. On Native GroundOCCUPY Wall Street: the Inevitable Result of Three Decades of InequalityRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2011 | American Reporter

    CNN interrupted its regular programming Saturday morning to carry a 20-minute speech to the evangelical Values Voter conference by ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. They were attempting - with the best of motives, really - to influence voters around the country to sympathize with a Mormon who evangelicals say is not the "true Christian" that ought to lead our nation.


  19. Campaign 2012THE Gingrich TurnRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2011 | American Reporter

    In the craziness of the campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, we've seen and heard a lot of crazy things. But did you ever think that you would hear Republican candidates attacking former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney for being a "vulture capitalist?" Granted, the recent attacks by Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich against Romney and his past dealings with the private equity firm that he co-founded, Bain Capital, have more to do with finding a way to attack the frontrunner than with any serious critiques of predatory capitalism.


  20. Is 'Christmas break' finished? For this Massachusetts town, it is.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Massachusetts school system voted Monday to adopt the name "holiday break" for its vacation that includes Christmas Day, a move that exposed tension between those who want to maintain tradition and those who want to emphasize inclusiveness. By a 3-to-2 vote, the Marshfield School Committee upheld a September decision to make the name change for the vacation that this year begins Dec. 24 and lasts until after New Year's Day.