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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Patrick Shares Concerns With NRC About Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

 Gov. Deval Patrick has written the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth. 
 
    Patrick was fulfilling a promise he made earlier this month after meeting with the head of a group of Cape Cod residents hoping to close the plant

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2014 State Of The State
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Patrick Signs Bill Banning “Upskirt” Photos

 

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill prohibiting ``upskirt'' photos of women.
 
    Patrick's office said the governor signed the measure Friday, two days after the state's highest court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston wasn't violating state law as it's written.
 

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Construction At A Toll Brothers Development Ahead Of Housing Starts Figures
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State Officials Encouraged By Revised Job Numbers

Massachusetts officials are beaming about the latest revised job numbers compiled by the Federal Government.  

Mass. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Greg Bialecki was a guest Thursday on WBSM's Mid-Day Live" program

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Taunton State Hospital Is Slated To Close
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Lawmaker Wants To Expand Services At Taunton State

State Rep. Chris Markey of Dartmouth wants the state to expand services at Taunton State Hospital.  Right now,  there are a small number of beds there to serve the mentally ill. 

Rep. Markey thinks Taunton State would also be a great place to offer serves for women with addiction issues

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Patrick: No Reset Of Medical Marijuana Proposals

Gov. Deval Patrick says he does not believe the process of selecting medical marijuana dispensaries should start again from scratch.
 
    Patrick told reporters on Monday that none of the 20 applicants approved so far have been granted licenses to operate dispensaries and won't be until they verify all the information they provided in their applications

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U>S> troops return to California from Afghanistan
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Governors Want Obama To Reconsider National Guard Cuts

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Connecticut's Dannel Malloy and Rhode Island's Lincoln Chafee joined 44 other governors who sent a joint letter to Obama expressing strong opposition to a plan to reduce the forces from 358,000 nationwide to 315,000

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TSM - Sconticut Neck Plaza Parking Lot as of 5pm Saturday
TSM - Sconticut Neck Plaza Parking Lot as of 5pm Saturday

Southcoast Gears For 10-14 Inches Of Snow

Another winter storm is hitting Southern New England, bringing with it heavy snow, strong winds and blizzard conditions near the Massachusetts coast.  The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfalls of 10 to 14 inches will occur in Eastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island

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Jail Cell
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Patrick Unveils Initiative To Reduce Recidivism Rate In Mass.

Gov. Deval Patrick has unveiled what he's calling a landmark initiative aimed at reducing recidivism among high-risk young men.
 
    Patrick said Wednesday that the proposal will cut crime, save taxpayers money, and improve outcomes for hundreds of young men leaving the juvenile justice system or who are on probation

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Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick
Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick

Patrick Outlines Priorities For Final Year In Office

Deval Patrick looked back at his legacy and ahead to his last year in office as he delivered his final State of the State address.
 
    Patrick pledged to continue to make government more effective, calling for an overhaul of Massachusetts' unemployment insurance system and vowing to pass legislation making it easier to register to vote

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TSM - Eddie Johnson (r) at MCAD Appeal on December 4, 2013
TSM - Eddie Johnson (r) at MCAD Appeal on December 4, 2013

New Bedford Man Files Complaint Against MCAD Chairman

 

A New Bedford man is still pushing for the establishment of a museum in Plymouth, honoring four black Revolutionary War soldiers as the nation's first patriots. 

Eddie Johnson has accused the town of Plymouth of discrimination for not welcoming the project. 

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