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  1. All highway work to cease at noon todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    In anticipation of Wednesday's expected storm, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation is implementing its moratorium on highway construction a day earlier than usual. Beginning at noon today, work on all MassDOT projects on major highways will cease until the start of normal business on Monday, Dec. 1. "With the days before and after the Thanksgiving holiday already among the heaviest travel day of the year, we're pre-emptively halting construction projects that block travel lanes a full day earlier," said Frank DePaola, MassDOT's Acting Secretary and CEO.

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  2. US Department of Education / Flickr / MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWLP

    State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the Department of Early Education and Care which found the waitlist for childcare services to be significantly overstated and oversight of transportation services to be inadequate. In response to audit findings, EEC has reduced its waitlist by more than 20,000 entries and hired a full-time administrator dedicated to transportation compliance.

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  3. Massachusetts businessman pleads guilty to tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWLP

    A Massachusetts businessman pleaded guilty to tax evasion for using nominee entities to hide ownership and control over his businesses and assets from the Internal Revenue Service , announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Larry J. Wszalek for the Justice Department's Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz for the District of Massachusetts. According to the indictment, Richard L. Furnelli, a former resident of Holyoke and South Hadley, Mass., evaded payment of his federal income taxes for 2006 through 2009, among other years, and also failed to file his federal individual income tax returns for those years.

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  4. Map: GateHouse Grows Mass. Footprint With Worcester Paper DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boston.com

    GateHouse's parent company, New Media Investment Group, gobbled up the Worcester Telegram & Gazette - and the rest of its Florida-based parent company, Halifax Media Group - last week. New Media was formed as a new holding company after GateHouse emerged from bankruptcy in 2013.

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  5. Mass. adds approximately 1,200 jobs in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Free Press

    An estimated 1,200 jobs were added in the month of October, however, the unemployment rate remains at 6 percent, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Although the Massachusetts unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent in October, the Commonwealth saw an increase of 1,200 jobs throughout the month, according to a Thursday bi-monthly report released by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

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  6. Pipes and plans: A chance to show up Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UnionLeader.com

    Massachusetts leftists have chased another business north to New Hampshire. This one is at risk of being run out of New England altogether, which gives Granite Staters the chance to show the region, and the country, that we do business here the smart way.

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  7. Petersham stockpiles wood for home heating aid to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Molly Freilicher, left, of New Salem, Melissa Levangie and Jordan O'Connor split and load wood. PETERSHAM - It really was a no-brainer.

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  8. NH route considered for gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The company seeking to build a pipeline that would bring high-pressure natural gas into Massachusetts is considering a possible alternative route for the pipeline that would bring it through southern New Hampshire. Richard Wheatley, a spokesman for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, confirmed to the Lowell Sun Monday that the New Hampshire alternative is emerging as a ''preferred alternative route for a portion of the main line.'

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  9. Dear Northeast, Howa s That Solar Working Out For Ya?Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Heartland Institute

    A couple of months ago, effective in November, National Grid, one of Massachusetts' two dominant utilities, announced rate increases of a "whopping" 37 percent over last year. Other utilities in the region are expected to follow suit.

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  10. Gruber to Testify ObamaCare architect will appear at House hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox News

    Jonathan Gruber, the controversial MIT professor and ObamaCare architect caught on video calling the American people stupid multiple times, has agreed to testify before the House Oversight Committee next month on the lack of transparency surrounding the Affordable Care Act. In a letter to Gruber, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House committee, asked him and Marilyn Tavenner, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service administrator, to appear and answer questions on repeated transparency failures and outright deceptions involving the Affordable Care Act.

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

    Wednesday Nov 19 | SouthCoastToday.com

    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.

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

    Monday Nov 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    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.

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  13. Mass. home sales rise in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boston.com

    The Warren Group reported that monthly sales of single-family homes rose 1.4 percent over the past year, to 4,404 from 4,345, the first time since June that year-over-year sales increased. The median home price also rose, Warren Group said, hitting $320,000 compared to $313,500 the year before.

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  14. Hunt calls for highway official to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cape Cod Times

    In the wake of last week's fatal crash on Route 6, state Rep. Randy Hunt, R-East Sandwich, has called for the head of the Massachusetts Highway Department's southeastern district to step down as director. Lawrence "Larry" Barros died Nov. 18 after a pickup crossed the highway median and hit his car near Exit 4. On Thursday, Hunt emailed fellow members of the Cape and Islands delegation saying that Mary-Joe Perry, director of Massachusetts Highway District 5, ignored warnings about clearing trees from the median.

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  15. ABC6 "in-house" computer model snow forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Today will be mild with partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 60's. Rain will arrive tomorrow and will change to snow late in the day and there is the potential of some accumulation especially north and west of Providence.

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  16. Steward lagging on new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boston.com

    The future for patients who use services at Quincy Medical Center remains uncertain as the parent company, Steward Health Care System, moves to quickly close the struggling hospital but so far has taken few steps to open new medical facilities, as promised nearly three weeks ago. Steward said Nov. 6 that it would close Quincy Medical Center because of declining finances and a shortage of patients, and transition services to a new emergency department and outpatient clinics.

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  17. Atlantic Gymnasts shine in Mass.Read the original story

    Tuesday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Level 6 gymnasts from Atlantic Gymnastics Training Center of Portsmouth recently returned home from the Pilgrim Invitational hosted by Giguere Gymnastics and held at Wachusett Regional High School in Holden, Mass. The team competed against top performing gymnastics clubs from the region including teams from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.

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  18. Portrait of an artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watertown Daily Times

    Garrett McCarthy, born in Springfield, Mass. in 1961, has paint on his fingers. And his hands.

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  19. GEDi proves more sensitive than exome sequencing in diagnosing inherited eye diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News Today

    Investigators at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology and colleagues reported the development and characterization of a comprehensive genetic test for inherited eye disorders in the online version of the Nature journal Genetics In Medicine . The Genetic Eye Disease test includes all of the genes known to harbor mutations that cause inherited retinal degenerations, optic atrophy and early onset glaucoma .

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  20. American OpinionGROWING Clout of Independents is a Gop NightmareRead the original story

    Monday | American Reporter

    Led by neo-conservatives Bill Kristol, Robert Kagan and Dan Senor, NAC's signature achievement was its loud and persistent advocacy of what became one of the worst foreign policy blunders in U.S. history - the Iraq war. Well, PNAC has rebranded itself.

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