Massachusetts Government Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Mass. Senate considers under-21 ban on tobacco sales Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A bill before the state Senate seeks to make Massachusetts the second U.S. state to outlaw the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under the age of 21. The measure scheduled for debate on Thursday would hike the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21 statewide. That same age restriction is already in effect in dozens of cities and towns, including Boston.

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  2. a Five things you need to know today, and tracking your seafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Good morning, Boston, and Happy Thursday. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day.

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  3. All aboard: a Trump Traina on ride to 1,237Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Washington Times

    "The best way to beat the system is have evenings like this, where you have record-setting votes, where you get record-setting delegates," Mr. Trump told his supporters following an impressive five-state sweep in the Northeast on Tuesday. So far, Mr. Trump has won 27 primaries and caucuses and has earned the votes of over 10 million Americans, more votes than former Massachusetts Gov. and former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney received throughout the entire 2012 primary season.

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  4. Blue Tide reach No. 1 in the poll for the first time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NorthJersey.com

    Harrison has ascended to the No. 1 spot in The Record boys volleyball Top 5 for the first time, following a dominant two-week stretch.

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  5. Mass. man pleads guilty to gun charges in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | UnionLeader.com

    John Wachaga, 22, of Lowell, Mass., entered a guilty plea in the U.S. District Court Wednesday to one count of aiding and abetting the making of a material false statement in connection with the acquisition of a firearm, and one count of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

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  6. Deep resists setting aside any restricted open space as part of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Greylock News

    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The owner of the 207-acre Waubeeka Golf Links in South Williamstown, set in a valley with one of the most celebrated views in Massachusetts, will go before the planning board Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Town Hall and argue against any permanent "conservation-restriction" guarantee that any of the property will remain forever open -- as well as any size limitation on an up-to-120-room "country inn."

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  7. CNN Panel Invokes Romney's 'Binders Full of Women,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | NewsBusters.org

    On Wednesday's CNN Newsroom , during a discussion of Donald Trump accusing Hillary Clinton of playing the "gender card," host Brooke Baldwin declared that the comment reminded her of Mitt Romney using the words "binders full of women" which she asserted "really hurt him" in the 2012 presidential campaign. CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson went on to complain, "We often think of women as only having gender.

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  8. US: Harvard mumps outbreak grows to 40 casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Crofs Blogs

    A mumps outbreak at Harvard University has tripled in size since mid-March, with 40 cases confirmed since the beginning of the year, according to the state Department of Public Health. This year's Harvard outbreak tops the last big mumps cluster in Massachusetts, when 39 confirmed and probable cases were recorded at Boston College in 2013.

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  9. Bernardston ups school budget after debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Recorder

    Attendees of the Bernardston town meeting read the town warrant during the meeting at Pioneer Valley Regional School Wednesday, April 27. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt Bernardston town officials at the annual town meeting at Pioneer Valley Regional School Wednesday, April 27. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt A man from the audience asks Bernardston ... (more)

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  10. Investigation of nursing home records highlights larger problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Boston.com

    State regulators are investigating whether nurses falsified patient records, and then lied about their actions, at a troubled Wilmington nursing home where two residents died, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. That agency has referred the case to the Board of Registration in Nursing, which has the power to strip nursing licenses.

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  11. UMass Can Drop Football For All The Faculty CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Big Lead

    The Faculty Senate at the University of Massachusetts on Wednesday sent a letter to the big wigs saying that pretty much the school needed to move down to a lower division of football or just dump the program altogether for all they cared. On Thursday, the Faculty Senate will meet in Herter Hall on campus for its second-to-last session of the spring semester.

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  12. Report: 63 Mass. workers died on the job in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Home

    A new report finds that 63 Massachusetts workers died on the job in 2015 -- a number that soars when deaths by occupational injuries and illnesses are included. The report released Wednesday by the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and the Massachusetts AFL-CIO found that 63 Massachusetts workers lost their lives while at work last year.

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  13. Woburn, MA., 04/21/16, Paul Grady (rear of photo) has lunch in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Boston.com

    During his 15 years shooting heroin, Matthew Powers sometimes found himself in a sober home - a residence for people who have completed addiction treatment and need a safe place to live. Powers quickly learned that "sober" and "home" rarely were accurate depictions of those shadowy places: triple-deckers crammed with people, or rundown rooming houses.

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  14. On Native GroundHOW to Run a Business Into the GroundRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    The first daily newspaper that I worked for, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette , was sold a couple of weeks ago to a Florida-based company called Halifax Media Group. Halifax, founded in 2010 by three private equity investment firms, bought the paper for - depending on whose estimate you believe - between $7 million and $15 million.

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  15. On Native GroundUNRAVELING the Lessons of the 2012 CampaignRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2012 | 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.

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  16. On Native GroundGLOBAL Warming: the Missing Issue at the DebatesRead the original story

    Oct 18, 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.

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  17. On Native GroundMITT Romney: an Unapologetic Vulture CapitalistRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2012 | 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.

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  18. $2 Million Earmarked to Test School Waters for Lead StatewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Patch.com

    After fountains at four Boston schools tested positive for elevated lead levels, officials have earmarked $2 million in state funding to test the waters at schools statewide. Funding comes from the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust, and will be deployed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to sample taps and water fountains at all public schools.

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  19. Williston driver pleads not guilty to criminal charges in Craig Sampson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Williston Observer

    Williston resident Joseph Castano, 20, entered a plea of not guilty to a number of criminal charges during his arraignment in a Massachusetts courthouse Tuesday that were related to a deadly car crash over the weekend in which he was the driver. Craig Sampson, 19, also of Williston, died in the Saturday morning crash in Beverly, Mass., and Castano was hospitalized with injuries.

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  20. Mass. life science firms get $20M to create 1,300 jobs this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Business Journal

    The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has awarded 28 life sciences companies with tax breaks totaling $20 million in return for their promise to create more than 1,300 new jobs.

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