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Mass. School Reads Muslim Prayer on 9/11, Not Pledge of Allegiance

A high school in Massachusetts is having to do some explaining after it was discovered that instead of the Pledge of Allegiance, they read a Muslim poem. 

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Mass. Gun Control Measure Appeal

Gov. Deval Patrick is again appealing to Massachusetts lawmakers to approve his sweeping gun control bill.

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Massachusetts Casino Foes Fight Ballot Question Ruling

Casino gambling foes have gone to court in an effort to keep alive a proposed statewide ballot question that would repeal the 2011 state law that allows up to three casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts.

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TSM - Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher is joined by schoolchildren in a recitation of "The Pledge of Allegiance".
TSM - Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher is joined by schoolchildren in a recitation of "The Pledge of Allegiance".

Acushnet Remembers 9/11

The terror attacks of 9/11 were remembered Wednesday in America's largest cities, and even it's smallest towns.

The town of Acushnet paid tribute to those who perished in the 9/11 attacks, with over 100 people attending the 12th anniversary ceremony at the town's 9/11 memorial, the only site in the region that displays remnants from each of the attack sites

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Logan Airport Sorry For 9/11 Fire Drill

Officials at Boston's Logan  Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill on the 12th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.  The runway drill included smoke and flames, and was announced on the airport's Facebook page.

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Mass. State Police
Mass. State Police

Mass. State Police and Medfield Police Searching For Missing Teen

The Massachusetts State Police and Medfield Police are seeking a missing 17-year-old girl, Brittany Thompson, who was last seen at 4:25 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 leaving the Medfield Public Library with the man seen in the below photo. Brittany is developmentally delayed.

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Dave Schumaker,flickr

Proposed Bill Raises Mass. Speed Limit

The speed limit could be raised to 70 miles-per-hour on some Massachusetts highways under a proposed bill.

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Should the Massachusetts Speed Limit Be Raised?

The speed limit could be raised to 70 miles-per-hour on some Massachusetts highways under a proposed bill.

State Representative Dan Winslow says he's pushing for the change to let people take advantage of open roads and save time getting places

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Slots and Casino Votes Continue Around Massachusetts

Plainville voters Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a host community agreement for a slots parlor at the town's harness race track.

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backgroundnow, flickr

Feds Seek 27-Year Sentence in Child Porn Case

Federal prosecutors will ask for a 27-year prison sentence for a Massachusetts man who authorities say chatted online with other men about their mutual desire to abduct, kill and eat children.

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