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  1. Kinder Morgan seeks federal OK for pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Berkshire Eagle

    An energy company is seeking federal approvals for a natural gas pipeline through the Berkshires and northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition. The company is seeking to use the agency's "pre-filing procedures," a voluntary process that will help the firm identify and resolve environmental issues before a formal application is filed, Kinder Morgan spokesman Richard Wheatley said.

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  2. 3 arraigned in disappearance of Mass. boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Berkshire Eagle

    Three Massachusetts residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court. Prosecutors sought $25,000 bail for each suspect, but the judge released them on the same conditions previously set in District Court -- $2,500 cash each for Cormier and Thibault, and $2,000 cash for Sierra.

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  3. Patrick Dismisses Report Pegging Mass. ACA Costs At $1BRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBUR-AM Boston

    Gov. Deval Patrick is sharply criticizing a report that puts a price tag of about $1 billion on the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act in Massachusetts. The Pioneer Institute, a conservative-leaning think tank, said in a report issued Wednesday that it will cost Massachusetts more than $600 million to get a functional health insurance exchange up and running.

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  4. Charlie Baker offers plan for job creation in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    Charlie Baker, the Republican candidate for governor, on Wednesday packed together a series of tax cuts for businesses and other ideas he said would help spur job creation. The range of proposals , bound in a colorful booklet and titled "Great Again Massachusetts A New Direction For Prosperity," includes a promise not to cut local aid and to develop vacant state-owned land.

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  5. How to Join 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers With Romney-Sized IRAsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves from his campaign plane after a campaign rally at Avion Jet Center on Nov. 5, 2012. The Government Accountability Office reported yesterday that about 9,000 U.S. taxpayers have each accumulated at least $5 million in individual retirement accounts.

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  6. 3 arraigned in disappearance of Mass. boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cape Cod Times

    Three Massachusetts residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.

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  7. DOMA Lawyer Mary Bonauto, Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur 'Genius Grants': VIDEOSRead the original story

    Wednesday | Towleroad

    Mary Bonauto, the Civil Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders since 1990 and a civil rights lawyer who has been battling for equality for LGBT people for decades and scored one of the first victories against DOMA, has been awarded a $625,000 'Genius Grant' from the Macarthur Foundation, offered annually and paid in quarterly installments to a select group of artists, scholars, and professionals. See the Class of 2014 here .

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  8. Natural Gas Company Seeks Federal Approval For PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manufacturing.net

    An energy company is seeking federal approval for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition. The company is seeking to use the agency's "pre-filing procedures," a voluntary process that will help the firm identify and resolve environmental issues before a formal application is filed, Kinder Morgan spokesman Richard Wheatley said.

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  9. State Awards Nearly $359,000 to 96 Municipalities in Recycling Dividends ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Patrick Administration announced the inaugural round of payments totaling $358,800 to 96 municipalities qualifying for the new Recycling Dividends Program , which will help cities and towns maximize their current recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. The RDP payments range from $1,200 to $14,400 and can be utilized for things such as new recycling bins or carts, public education and outreach campaigns, collection of hard-to-recycle items and establishment of recycling programs in schools, municipal buildings and other public spaces.

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  10. Poll: Voters Prefer 'Anyone Else' but Hillary, Romney in 2016 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    When it comes to the 2016 Presidential race, Americans are fed up with politics as usual and searching for someone new. In a surprising new poll from AOL , when asked if they would prefer to see former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican Mitt Romney in the White House, a huge majority, 61 percent, said they would rather have "anyone else."

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  11. Learn More About Northeastern Institute of CannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis is welcoming the greater New England community to a series of open houses at our brand new Natick facility in September, it announced on its Facebook page. During the open houses, people have a chance to tour the facility, meet with instructors, network with members of the cannabis community and learn more about the courses, which begin Sept.

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  12. Democrat Coakley leads Republican Baker in Mass. governor's race: pollRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, leads Republican businessman Charlie Baker in the state's governor's race, according to the first poll released since last week's party primaries. Some 41 percent of likely voters said they would cast their ballots for Coakley, who could be the first woman elected to the office, while 34 percent backed Baker, findings by the WBUR/MassINC Polling Group showed on Wednesday.

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  13. Two Pipeline Proposals Compete To Turn Mass. TurbinesRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBUR-AM Boston

    During the deep-freeze last winter, Massachusetts power companies came dangerously close to running short on natural gas to generate electricity.

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  14. Sea of tiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Recorder

    It looks like the local watershed council will have a bigger job than it thought it would when it begins its annual Source to the Sea riverbank cleanup this year because it recently discovered a sea of an estimated 3,000 to 4,000 tires dumped along the Deerfield River.

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  15. GLAD's Mary Bonauto receives MacArthur Foundation FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    The MacArthur Foundation has announced that Mary L. Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes referred to as a "genius grant." The Fellowships are awarded annually to "talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction."

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  16. Top Wellness Leaders Gather at the 3rd Annual Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts ConferenceRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    The WWCMA conference brings together top wellness leaders and implementers to share best practices, success stories, and innovative ideas on creating a culture of wellness. The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts will host its 3rd annual conference on Friday, September 19, at the Boston Newton Marriot.

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  17. MassBigData 'tech trek' aims to show college students tech opportunities in the Bay StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    For the past few years, college students from Massachusetts and other East Coast states have been drawn to the West Coast to learn about building their own business or obtaining an internship. This week, Massachusetts college students interested in tech careers will have the opportunity to learn about big data-related careers and internships at Massachusetts companies.

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  18. Former congressman out as head of medical marijuana companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    Former president Bill Clinton spoke out in favor of letting states decide whether or not to legalize marijuana, pointing to "a lot of evidence" showing that medical marijuana can help patients with a wide range of symptoms. Former Massachusetts Congressman and Norfolk County District Attorney William Delahunt has announced his resignation from the medical marijuana company which he served as President.

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  19. NHDP - ICYMI: Democrats Launch "One of the Toughest Spots to Hit Brown This Cycle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NH Insider

    In case you missed it, this morning Majority PAC launched what CNN has described as "one of the toughest spots to hit [Scott] Brown this cycle," highlighting the former Massachusetts Senator's ties to a controversial company that shipped jobs overseas and paid Brown a hefty $270,000 to sit on their board. To watch the ad, click here: http://youtu.be/bKbKsEbm6vY First on CNN: With new ad, Democrats try to paint Scott Brown as Mitt Romney By Ashley Killough, CNN 8:31 AM EDT, Tue September 16, 2014 Washington -- A new political ad against Republican Scott Brown could easily have been an attack ad against Mitt Romney in 2012.

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  20. Fitchburg man faces OUI charge after car strikes state police cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Massachusetts State Police trooper was treated and released from a Worcester area hospital after the cruiser in which he was sitting was struck from behind on Interstate 290 on Monday night by an alleged drunk driver from Fitchburg. Trooper Keith Pruett was sitting in his cruiser in an eastbound lane of Interstate 290 near the College Square exit about 8:15 p.m., when a black 2006 Honda Accord driven by Zachary Dion, 25, of Fitchburg, struck the back of the cruiser.

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