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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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Photo Credit: Andrew Augustus

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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U.S. Expands Airstrikes In Iraq

U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.

The officials say Iraqi forces requested assistance when they came under fire from militants. Officials say the s

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Wynn Resorts Appears To Have Upper Hand For Boston Casino License

Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against some requirements state regulators are seeking to impose if it is to win the license

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Mom In Infant Death Case Being Held In Special Prison Unit

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in a squalid, vermin-infested home says his client is in a prison treatment unit for women who could pose a danger to themselves

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Roman Catholic Bishops Support Casino Law Repeal

Roman Catholic leaders in Massachusetts are urging residents to vote in favor of November's ballot question to repeal the state's casino law.

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski and Rev

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Gas Prices In Mass. Continue To Drop

 

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped another 2 cents, but still lags behind the national average.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $3.43 p

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