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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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Many Massachusetts Vokes Have Waiting Lists

A study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission at a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor

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Gambling Regulators Resume Boston Casino Talks

State gambling regulators will resume discussions on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license to either Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will reconvene Monday at 11 a

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Special Prosecutor Appointed In Fall River Probe

Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate whether Fall River Mayor William Flanagan used a gun to intimidate a city councilor.

Sutter says former state and federal prosecutor William Connolly will look into the allegation

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Trooper Wounded In Police Barracks Ambush Now Talking

A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday

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DCF Investigated 2007 Neglect Complaint At Blackstone Home

The state's child protection agency says it investigated a previous complaint of possible child neglect at the squalid Blackstone home where authorities found three babies' bodies this week.

The Department of Children and Families said Friday it didn't find anything to support the 2007 report and didn't open a case

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Martha Coakley Seeks Six Debates Around The State

Democratic nominee for governor Martha Coakley is calling for at least six debates with her Republican and independent opponents between now and Election Day.

Coakley's campaign manager, Tim Foley, said Friday that the campaign is reviewing many debate invitations that have poured in since the Tuesday primary

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New Bedford To Be Cape Wind Staging Area

The developers of a proposed wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod have signed a lease agreement with the state to use New Bedford for staging and construction of the 130 turbine project.

Gov. Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind officials in making the official announcement on Friday at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston

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