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Anti-Casino Activists And Casino Proponents Agree To Debate

Anti-casino activists are calling on the state's top lawmakers and executives from the three casino companies that have won state gambling licenses to a political debate.

The Repeal the Casino Deal group proposed on Wednesday a series of ``independent, media-sponsored'' debates between now and the Nov

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Panel Recommends Steps To Protect Cod In Gulf Of Maine

Federal regulators are recommending a host of new restrictions to protect the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.

The federal New England Fishery Management Council's Groundfish Oversight Committee on Wednesday recommended a battery of changes, including implementing expansions to existing inshore spawning closures

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Hernandez Says He Felt Helpless And Concerned About Fiancee And Baby

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez says in a court filing he felt helpless and concerned about his fiancee and their baby when police investigating a 2013 killing questioned him during a warranted search at his home

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Coakley, Baker Spar Over Pre-Kindergarten Costs

Democratic candidate for governor Martha Coakley says her plan to eliminate a waiting list of 17,000 children seeking state vouchers for pre-kindergarten would cost an estimated $150 million annually

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Wynn Resorts Wins Boston License, Suffolk Downs To Close

Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Tuesday afternoon to award the license to the Las Vegas casino giant for its proposed $1

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Pilot Hurt In Berkley Plane Crash

Authorities say a pilot was injured when a small plane crashed in Berkley.

The Taunton Daily Gazette reports that the plane crashed at Myricks Airport at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The plane was upright and nose first in some woods to the side of the grass airfield

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Spc. Brian Arsenault (Courtesy of Fallen Soldier Fund Page)
Spc. Brian Arsenault (Courtesy of Fallen Soldier Fund Page)

Massachusetts Paratrooper Being Laid To Rest

Residents of Northborough are being asked to line the streets to honor a paratrooper from town killed in Afghanistan.

The funeral Mass for Spc. Brian Arsenault is being held Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Church

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