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  1. U.S. Congressmen Urge Turkmenistan To Release NepeskulievRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Weekday Magazine

    Seven Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Rep. Adam Schiff , the chair of the Congressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press, recently sent a letter to Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, in which they call for the release of RFE/RL Turkmen Service contributor Saparmamed Nepeskuliev. Rep. Schiff was joined on the letter by Rep. William Keating , Rep. Doug Lamborn , Rep. Daniel Lipinski , Rep. James McGovern , Rep. Joseph Pitts , and Rep. Mark Pocan .

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  2. Rep. Keating announces $7.4 million Martha's Vineyard Airport grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    In this file photo, firefighters spread fire-quenching foam at a simulated crash at the airport which led to mass casualties and fire. - Photo by Ralph Stewart Representative Bill Keating late Wednesday announced that Martha's Vineyard Airport has received a $7,489,183 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration .

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  3. US officials cite potential for violence at GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Erie Times News

    During congressional testimony, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said he's worried demonstrations outside the convention hall next week may get out of hand. He told lawmakers that roughly 4,000 U.S. government personnel will be based in Cleveland to ensure the safety of people there.

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  4. Congressman William Keating receives health hero awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Congressman William Keating has been named the recipient of the 2015 Southcoast Health - Hero for Health Award. The award is presented annually to an outstanding leader who exemplifies the mission of steadfastly fighting for and promoting the optimal health and wellness in our region, state and/or country.

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  5. House passes bill to increase airport security after years of breachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Washington Examiner

    "This bipartisan legislation will close [loopholes] in our airport security practices and procedures and bring us closer to ensuring access control points and perimeters of all design are as secure as possible," said Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2016 sponsor William Keating, D-Mass., during a speech on the House floor. Keating said the Transportation Security Agency has failed to adequately secure the perimeters of the nation's airports, threatening the safety of innumerable employees and travelers.

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  6. Plymouth 400 legislation seeks two-year Pilgrim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Coin World

    Bills titled the "Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016" have been introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Both pieces of legislation call for gold $5 half eagles, silver dollars and copper-nickel clad half dollars dated either 2020 or 2021, or carrying the dual date of 2020-2021.

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  7. Department of Homeland Security mulls extending airport perimetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Examiner.com

    Following Latest Airport Attack in Turkey officials are stepping up security at American airpor. With the Fourth of July holiday and the Muslim Ramadan holiday, others seeking to reassure travelers with a visible show of force.

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  8. Mass. town officials suggest using former North Truro Air Force base for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Stars and Stripes

    Town officials, with support from state Rep. Sarah Peake, want to open talks with the National Park Service about using the former North Truro Air Force Station for housing. U.S. Rep. William Keating, during a recent meeting in town hall, pledged to help but encouraged Provincetown Board of Selectmen chairman Raphael Richter and Selectman Thomas Donegan to come to an agreement with Truro leaders as a starting point.

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  9. Southcoast Health names Rep. Keating 'Hero for Health'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Southcoast Health has named Rep. William Keating the recipient of its 2015 Hero for Health Award. The award is presented annually to an "outstanding leader who exemplifies the mission of Southcoast Health by steadfastly fighting for and promoting the optimal health and wellness in our region, state and/or country," according to a news release.

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  10. New use for old Air Force station?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Stars and Stripes

    Town officials, with support from state Rep. Sarah Peake, want to open talks with the National Park Service about using the former North Truro Air Force Station for housing. U.S. Rep. William Keating, during a recent meeting in town hall, pledged to help but encouraged Provincetown Board of Selectmen chairman Raphael Richter and Selectman Thomas Donegan to come to an agreement with Truro leaders as a starting point.

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  11. Edgartown's Muskeget tidal project faces questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | JD Supra

    A municipal tidal power project proposed for the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard faces federal deadlines if its licensing process is to continue. The Muskeget Channel Tidal Energy Project, proposed by the Town of Edgartown, is seeking a pilot project license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission -- but faces questions from Commission staff.

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  12. SouthCoast legislators running largely unopposed this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    With nearly every SouthCoast state legislator running unopposed for reelection this fall, local analysts said everything from a Donald Trump effect to fundraising hurdles and a lack of dissatisfaction with entrenched incumbents - if not outright satisfaction - could be causing the lack of political challengers. Dr. Brian Frederick, chairman of the political science department at Bridgewater State University, said that with Trump slipping in some nationwide polls this month and facing popularity questions, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, “could be quite a drag on Republican challengers, should they get into the race” this fall.

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  13. Dartmouth's Lincoln Park goes from rides to residentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    For many years, Lincoln Park was defined - quite visibly - by what was left behind: a giant, rusty roller coaster towering over a thicket of weeds and trees. It was a bittersweet reminder of the Route 6 amusement park that entertained thousands of families for almost a century.

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  14. Massachusetts delegation joins call for gun control voteRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic U.S. House delegation are among those refusing to leave the U.S. House floor until they secure a vote on gun control measures. Members of the state's delegation participating in the sit-in Wednesday afternoon included Reps.

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  15. Mass. delegation frustrated about lack of action on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Boston.com

    Representatives Katherine Clark and Seth Moulton walked out on a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre, dramatically protesting a lack of progress on gun control. Immediately afterward, representatives William Keating and Michael Capuano joined colleagues on the House floor, chanting, "Where's the bill? Where's the bill?" And on Wednesday, senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey vented their own frustrations during a Democratic filibuster focused on Republican leaders' refusal to consider gun-control bills.

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  16. Joan Vennochi: FBI missed the warning signs - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... they [the FBI] told us in terms of information-sharing and breaking down roadblocks," said US Representative William Keating of Massachusetts, who serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security and pushed for more accountability from federal law ...

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  17. Gova t report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, according to a government report released Tuesday. Congress asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate how often people get past airport perimeter security, and whether the TSA could do more to help airports anticipate and prevent incidents.

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  18. Watchdog: TSA falling short in oversight of airport perimeter securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KSL-TV

    A government watchdog agency says the Transportation Safety Administration is deficient in its oversight of airport perimeter security - and it could create dangerous vulnerability for the entire U.S. commercial aviation system. According to a report issued Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office, TSA has failed to update its recommendations to reflect new potential threats.

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  19. Federal report: Airports need help keeping intruders outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, according to a government report. Congress asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate how often people get past airport perimeter security and whether the TSA could do more to help airports anticipate and prevent incidents.

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  20. Report: Airports need help keeping intruders outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Columbian

    While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, according to a government report. Congress asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate how often people get past airport perimeter security, and whether the TSA could do more to help airports anticipate and prevent incidents.

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