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Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system

BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday it’s seeking proposals for an acoustic monitoring system to detect and track the critically endangered species. The company says the system will help ensure speed restrictions and other marine […]
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We Need A Strong, Focused And Reformed National Rifle Association

Following up his bomb on the NRA BoD, Lt. Col. West updates us and fills in the gaps. As a Battalion Commander in the 4th Infantry Division, 2d Battalion, 20th Field Artillery, I told my soldiers, before we deployed to Iraq, that the most expendable person in the unit was me. No single individual is more important than the unit they are called upon to serve. America needs the National Rifle Association in these troublesome times. But our Constitutional Republic needs the NRA focused on its core ...
Tags: Gun Control, National Rifle Association


GOP’s Weld says he’s most pro-choice candidate in 2020 race

EXETER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s only major Republican primary challenger said Saturday that the recent spate of abortion laws being passed in states like Alabama has him feeling “terrible,” and declared that abortion is a decision the government should not come anywhere near. At a campaign stop in Exeter, New Hampshire, former Massachusetts […]
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After more than 70 years, a stolen Alexander Hamilton letter may soon return home to Massachusetts

The letter was found at an auction house in Virginia.


Democrat 2020 hopefuls eye coveted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsement

She is the great young hope of America’s Left-wing, an articulate and impassioned progressive whose policies have gained traction and Twitter feed is followed by four million.  Now Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old first-time congressman from New York, is seeing her newfound political clout manifest in a new way – a race for her endorsement.  With two dozen Democrats seeking their party’s presidential nomination, the support of Ms Ocasio-Cortez is being seen as a way to win over the youn...


Warren building unlikely connection with black female voters

HOUSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women. The Massachusetts senator responded with what has become a campaign catchphrase: “So, I […]
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New Photos Show Last Time Maleah Davis Was Seen Alive Outside Family’s Apartment

Newly released photos show the last time Maleah Davis was seen alive before the 4-year-old Houston girl was reported missing nearly two weeks ago.A surveillance image shows Maleah Davis and her mother’s ex-fiancé Derion Vence walking into the family’s apartment, and in another surveillance photo, Vence is seen leaving without Maleah. RELATED: Maleah Davis Family Spokesperson Says Missing Girl Was “Dismembered” After Stepdad is Arrested for Tampering With Corpse Maleah was last seen alive on the ...
Tags: Crime, News, Brittany Bowens, Derion Vence, Houston Texas, Maleah Davis, Missing Children, Missing Persons, Sad News, Surveillance Video, Texas


Massachusetts Regulators Give Marijuana Cafes A Tentative OK

But before any pilot program can actually move forward, Massachusetts legislators will have to amend state law.
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Suspicious Fires Are Terrorizing A Massachusetts Jewish Community

A rabbi reported two fires at his home in a Boston suburb. Nearby, a Chabad center was also targeted.
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'That Day Wasn't About Us': One Of The 1st Same-Sex Married Couples Looks Back

David Wilson and his husband Rob Compton were plaintiffs in a lawsuit that led to marriage equality in Massachusetts in 2004. At StoryCorps, they remember their wedding day.(Image credit: Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps)
Tags: News, Massachusetts, David Wilson, Jud Esty Kendall, Rob Compton


Massachusetts veteran embarks on cross-country ...

Massachusetts veteran embarks on cross-country walk, elementary school axes Hitler in Tennessee, and more           
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Stevie Wonder, pet cemetery, songwriter jamboree: News from around our 50 states

Massachusetts veteran embarks on cross-country walk, elementary school axes Hitler in Tennessee, and more           
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A teacher said he found a bullet in the stairwell. Police said he planted it there to prove the school needed metal detectors

A high school teacher in Massachusetts was arrested on Thursday after he admitted to leaving a bullet in the school building's stairwell to "prove to the school that they needed to get metal detectors," Southbridge Police said.
Tags: Massachusetts, Cnn, Southbridge Police


Gay-Marriage Opponents Hope Trump's Judicial Appointees Will Over Turn The Law

Same-sex marriage seemed impossible until the first couples were married in Massachusetts 15 years ago this week. Now it is the law of the land, but not everyone wants it to stay that way.
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Trump Swamp: Interior Sec. Calls Corporations He Regulates ‘My Clients… My Former Clients’

The American Prospect’s David Dayen late last week noted what he called President Donald Trump’s “most nakedly corrupt tweet”: an appeal to Congress to reject a bill giving tribal sovereignty over 321 Interior-Department-controlled acres to the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts. Or as the President described it, “a special interest casino Bill, backed by Elizabeth (Pocahontas) Warren.” The tribe wants to build a casino on the land, which would be just minutes away from two nearby compe...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, House, Davis, Warren, Epa, Bill, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Mercedes, Scott Pruitt


How Making History Unmade A Family

Fifteen years ago, Hillary and Julie Goodridge married hours after Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage. But less than five years later, they were getting divorced.(Image credit: Meredith Nierman/WGBH)
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Hillary, Julie Goodridge


Gay-Marriage Opponents Hope Trump's Judicial Appointees Will Overturn The Law

Same-sex marriage seemed impossible until the first couples were married in Massachusetts 15 years ago this week. Now it is the law of the land, but not everyone wants it to stay that way.
Tags: News, Massachusetts




Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult

Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Massachusetts, Usa Today, Lawrence Massachusetts, Mathew Borges, Lee Manuel Villoria Paulino


House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would allow the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to hold 321 acres of reservation land in trust, despite a decision by the Trump […]
Tags: News, Washington, Massachusetts, Ap, Nation, House, Trump, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe


Elizabeth Warren's bold, risky, well-intentioned plan to improve health outcomes for African-American mothers giving birth

African-American women suffer a much higher level of maternal mortality than the national average, and Elizabeth Warren has proposed a bold -- but high-risk -- plan to incentivize hospitals to root out the institutional, systemic racism that produces these terrible outcomes. Under Warren's proposal, hospitals that continue to produce higher-than-average levels of maternal mortality for African-American patients will lose funding; while hospitals that improve will get bonuses. As Warren twee...
Tags: Health, Post, Texas, News, Parenting, Massachusetts, Race, Elizabeth Warren, Democrats, Tony Blair, Warren, Houston, Bush, Don, Blair, Gregory Krieg


4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff game

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault just hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff game. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police posted surveillance images of five suspects online, many wearing Bruins clothing, and announced Wednesday that based on […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Sports, Ap, Nation, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority


Teen convicted of murder in beheading case

A Massachusetts teen was found guilty of murder Tuesday, convicted in the killing, mutilation and beheading of his classmate.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Stories


Massachusetts teen convicted of murder in beheading case

A Massachusetts teen was found guilty of murder Tuesday, convicted in the killing, mutilation and beheading of his classmate.
Tags: Massachusetts, Cnn


Maleah Davis Family Spokesperson Says Missing Girl Was “Dismembered” After Stepdad is Arrested for Tampering With Corpse

A community activist and spokesperson speaking on behalf Maleah Davis—the missing 4-year-old girl from Houston, Texas—revealed graphic details about what allegedly happened to the child at the hands of her mother’s fiancé.“Many people did not know that he had dismembered this beautiful baby,” community activist Quanell X told Houston CBS affiliate KHOU, referring to 26-year-old Derion Vence. “There was blood spatter evidence around the drainage area of the house. Why would human body tissue be i...
Tags: Crime, Kids, News, Children, Police, Massachusetts, Jazz, Arrested, Amber Alert, Houston, Chevrolet, Nissan, Quanell X, Missing Persons, KHOU, Houston Texas


Elizabeth Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit racket' Fox News

The Massachusetts senator explained her reasons for refusing an invitation that others seeking the Democratic presidential nomination have accepted.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Fox News


Teenager convicted of killing then decapitating classmate

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teenager has been found guilty by a jury of first-degree murder for stabbing to death and then decapitating a high school classmate in a dispute over a girl. After a two-week trial, 18-year-old Mathew Borges was convicted Tuesday on the second day of jury deliberations in Salem Superior Court […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Nation, Salem Superior Court, Mathew Borges


Historian Rick Atkinson digs deep into Revolutionary War

NEW YORK (AP) — As he researched the first volume of his planned American Revolution trilogy, Rick Atkinson traveled from the battlefields of Massachusetts to London’s Windsor Castle, where he looked through the papers of King George III. “I was there for a month and every day would show my badge at Henry VIII Gate, […]
Tags: New York, London, News, Entertainment, Massachusetts, Ap, Nation, Windsor Castle, George III, Rick Atkinson, Henry VIII Gate


Man charged in fatal attack on Appalachian Trail

Federal authorities say a Massachusetts man has been arrested in an attack on the Appalachian Trail that left one person dead and another severely injured. (May 14)            [Author: AP]
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Man charged in fatal attack on Appalachian Trail

Federal authorities say a Massachusetts man has been arrested in an attack on the Appalachian Trail that left one person dead and another severely injured. (May 13)
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