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Sun-Sentinel
Being in shape may not protect your heartis good, but nothing is 100 percent protective, says Aaron Baggish, director of
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 minutes ago
is good, but nothing is 100 percent protective, says Aaron Baggish, director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Even doctors often overlook the potential for heart problems when they see... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Health: States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare paymentsthey felt comfortable with their rate, either way. Other states were still wor
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 5 minutes ago
they felt comfortable with their rate, either way. Other states were still working toward a solution on Monday afternoon. Massachusetts asked insurers to submit two sets of rates, but approved standard rates assuming CSRs would be paid hours... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Column: Massachusetts firefighter is headed to the Masters- he puts the clubs away and falls into a routine schedule as a firefighter on
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 7 minutes ago
- he puts the clubs away and falls into a routine schedule as a firefighter on Ladder 1 for the Brockton Fire Department in Massachusetts. His weekends are more likely to be spent on the ski slopes of New Hampshire than the fairways of Thorny Lea... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Dems slam Arctic drilling plan as 'polar payout' to Big Oilit would defile a crown jewel of U.S. wilderness to promote oil exports to Chin
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 minutes ago
it would defile a crown jewel of U.S. wilderness to promote oil exports to China and other nations. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts called the plan a "massive corporate handout to Big Oil" that amounted to a "polar payout." The Trump... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Health: States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare paymentsthey felt comfortable with their rate, either way. Other states were still wor
Kinston Free Press / Posted 8 minutes ago
they felt comfortable with their rate, either way. Other states were still working toward a solution on Monday afternoon. Massachusetts asked insurers to submit two sets of rates, but approved standard rates assuming CSRs would be paid hours... Read more
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The Scientist
Bacteria Found in Women's Upper Reproductive Tractswithout certain conditions, such as endometriosis-associated infertility. Caro
The Scientist / Posted 11 minutes ago
without certain conditions, such as endometriosis-associated infertility. Caroline Mitchell, a reproductive biologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who did not take part in this research, says that this study confirms her previously published... Read more
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The Scientist
Bitter Taste Receptors in Uterus May One Day Help Prevent Premature Birthwhile receptors in the airway may play a role in respiration. When Ronghua Zhu
The Scientist / Posted 11 minutes ago
while receptors in the airway may play a role in respiration. When Ronghua ZhuGe, a physiologist at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, came across a 2010 study that had identified bitter taste receptors on human airway smooth... Read more
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ABC News
Marine who lost both legs is running 31 marathons in 31 days to raise money for vetsNational Mall,” Jones told ABC News, adding that he's "looking forward" to each
ABC News / Posted 17 minutes ago
National Mall,” Jones told ABC News, adding that he's "looking forward" to each day. Rob Jones runs on Castle Island in Massachusetts, Oct. 15th, 2017. Jones hopes his journey will be an inspiration to other veterans. "Being a person that has... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
New supermarket chain takes over Brothers in RandolphAustin Morda. America’s Food Basket operates 46 stores in New England, New Yor
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 18 minutes ago
Austin Morda. America’s Food Basket operates 46 stores in New England, New York, and New Jersey. There are eight stores in Massachusetts, including three in Dorchester, one each in Hyde Park and Mattapan. A Shaw's Market also operates in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Removal of 175-year old ‘obsolete’ Satucket River dam in East Bridgewater to begin next weekweek, as part of a long-awaited project that will improve public safety around
Boston Globe / Posted 18 minutes ago
week, as part of a long-awaited project that will improve public safety around the aging structure and aid the Southeastern Massachusetts herring population, officials said. The Carver Cotton Gin Dam, located on the Satucket River in East... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. LGBT activist: Trump’s joke that Pence wants to ‘hang’ gays must spur action at state levelThe head of a leading LGBT rights group in Massachusetts said Tuesday that Pres
Boston Globe / Posted 18 minutes ago
The head of a leading LGBT rights group in Massachusetts said Tuesday that President Trump’s joke that Vice President Pence wants to “hang” gay people reinforces what activists already believed: that states have to pick up the slack to protect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Telescopes Observe Gravitational Waves From Collision of Two Starsbeen three more detections confirmed. On 3 October, the three leaders of the r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
been three more detections confirmed. On 3 October, the three leaders of the research - physicists Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology - were... Read more
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FOX News
After losing a son to opioids, one dentist is fighting to change how his profession deals with addictiondrug monitoring programs, studies found. And universities are increasingly pre
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
drug monitoring programs, studies found. And universities are increasingly pressing those lessons upon students. In Massachusetts, Ronald Kulich, a professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and Dr. David Keith, an oral surgeon... Read more
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FOX News
After losing a son to opioids, one dentist is fighting to change how his profession deals with addictiondrug monitoring programs, studies found. And universities are increasingly pre
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
drug monitoring programs, studies found. And universities are increasingly pressing those lessons upon students. In Massachusetts, Ronald Kulich, a professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and Dr. David Keith, an oral surgeon... Read more
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FOX News
High school assignment had kids simulate Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca Massachusetts high school students pretended to be Muslims in the "Islamic" c
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
Massachusetts high school students pretended to be Muslims in the "Islamic" city of Jerusalem as part of a class assignment used in Newton Public Schools to teach about the... Read more
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FOX News
High school assignment had kids simulate Islamic pilgrimage to MeccaMuslim pilgrims move around the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the Hajj i
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
Muslim pilgrims move around the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the Hajj in Mecca. (AP) Massachusetts high school students pretended to be Muslims in the "Islamic" city of Jerusalem as part of a class assignment used in Newton Public Schools to... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Two arrested, charged in triple murder shooting in Lawrence1. Police heard gunshots from the police department, which is less than a block
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 28 minutes ago
1. Police heard gunshots from the police department, which is less than a block away from the shooting scene at 11th and Massachusetts. When they arrived moments later, they found five people hit by gunfire. Three died. Ahmad Malik Rayton, 22,... Read more
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The Providence Journal
URI near-unanimous A-10 favorite; Matthews, Terrell earn honors + VIDEOGeorge Mason and George Washington, fell 10th and 11th. It was a fair distance
The Providence Journal / Posted 33 minutes ago
George Mason and George Washington, fell 10th and 11th. It was a fair distance from there to the bottom three, with Massachusetts, Fordham and Duquesne all projected to struggle. The Minutemen (Matt McCall) and Dukes (Keith Dambrot) welcome... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Removal of East Bridgewater dam to aid fish, public safetypartnering on the project. “This is an obsolete damn that’s been failing over
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 39 minutes ago
partnering on the project. “This is an obsolete damn that’s been failing over the years,” said Kris Houle of the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration. “With this dam removal, river herring and other species will be able to get... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
New supermarket chain takes over Brothers in RandolphAustin Morda. America’s Food Basket operates 46 stores in New England, New Yor
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 39 minutes ago
Austin Morda. America’s Food Basket operates 46 stores in New England, New York, and New Jersey. There are eight stores in Massachusetts, including three in Dorchester, one each in Hyde Park and Mattapan. A Shaw's Market also operates in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuitin Boston, April 14, 2017. Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vig
Bangor Daily News / Posted 39 minutes ago
in Boston, April 14, 2017. Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Report slams agency for holding back OUI dataBOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts investigation finds the agency that certifies the
WWLP Springfield / Posted 53 minutes ago
BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts investigation finds the agency that certifies the reliability of breath tests administered to suspected drunken drivers routinely failed to provide information that could be helpful to defense attorneys. The report... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
What To Know About Trump's Decision To Halt Obamacare Subsidieschallenging the decision. They represent New York, California, Connecticut, Del
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted an hour ago
challenging the decision. They represent New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Father of Medal of Honor recipient from Raynham said Obama had reached out to his familyhas created a foundation that installs American flags on each of the graves of
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
has created a foundation that installs American flags on each of the graves of the service men and women buried at the Massachusetts National Cemeteryin Bourne, including that of his son. His son was a US Army sergeant leading a patrol of 16... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Aggressive turkeys are a problem’: Bridgewater? More like Bird-gewateror arrest them for disorderly conduct, apparently — and advised people who come
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
or arrest them for disorderly conduct, apparently — and advised people who come across the turkeys to instead reach out the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or MSPCA. Bridgewater isn’t alone in feeling as though the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Genes that cause OCD identified by scientists for the very first timewith germs, leading to hour upon hour of washing. Study author Dr Hyun Ji Noh,
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
with germs, leading to hour upon hour of washing. Study author Dr Hyun Ji Noh, of The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, said: 'OCD is a highly heritable, debilitating neuropsychiatric disorder characterised by intrusive thoughts... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
San Diego's $10.4 Billion Tourism Industry Gets a Boost as World-Class Affordable Luxury Provider Sixt Rent-a-Car Opens for Business at San Diego International AirportFlorida, Georgia, Indiana, Washington, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, Minnesot
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted an hour ago
Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Washington, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, and Massachusetts. About Sixt: Sixt SE has its registered headquarters in Pullach near Munich and is a leading international... Read more
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The Hill
Calif. rep: Time for Silicon Valley to ‘advance the common good’can benefit from a tech-driven economy," he wrote. ADVERTISEMENT "This means
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
can benefit from a tech-driven economy," he wrote. ADVERTISEMENT "This means making investments not just in California, Massachusetts and New York, but also in start-ups and entrepreneurs in cities and rural communities across the nation. It... Read more
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The Hill
Small business owner who attended Trump order signing now wishes he hadn't gonegone had he known the extent of Trump's actions. Dave Ratner, who owns seven D
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
gone had he known the extent of Trump's actions. Dave Ratner, who owns seven Dave's Soda and Pet City stores in western Massachusetts, said he was invited to go to last week's signing by the National Retailers Association, according to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
St. Mary’s program helps protect cancer patients’ heartsheart failure years from now,” he explained. Dr. Avelar is a Level 3 cardiac i
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted an hour ago
heart failure years from now,” he explained. Dr. Avelar is a Level 3 cardiac imaging reader who completed his training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He leads the Cardiac MRI/CT and Cardio-oncology programs at OHVC at... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Greenfield Fire Chief deployed to assist Puerto Rico hurricane responseRico. He will spend two weeks as part of a specialized assistance team of emerg
WWLP Springfield / Posted an hour ago
Rico. He will spend two weeks as part of a specialized assistance team of emergency management professionals from across Massachusetts. “The Mayor has been wonderful in supporting this,” said Chief Strahan. “I’m being assigned to the Center... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2 Topekans jailed in connection with shootings that left 3 dead Oct. 1 in Lawrencemurder charges being filed in the case. The shootings occurred around 1:40 a.m
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
murder charges being filed in the case. The shootings occurred around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, in the area of 11th and Massachusetts, on the south edge of Lawrence’s downtown district. The homicide victims were identified as Colwin Lynn... Read more
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Dover Post
MAKING CENTS: Estate tax is alive and thriving in many statestheir estate needs work to avoid or minimize the consequences of estate taxes o
Dover Post / Posted 2 hours ago
their estate needs work to avoid or minimize the consequences of estate taxes on their heirs. But here in my home state of Massachusetts the state limit is $1 million. Any amount over $1 million will be subject to Massachusetts death taxes. This... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Rhode Island a near unanimous Atlantic 10 favorite; Matthews, Terrell earn individual honorsGeorge Mason and George Washington, fell 10th and 11th. It was a fair distance
The Providence Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
George Mason and George Washington, fell 10th and 11th. It was a fair distance from there to the bottom three, with Massachusetts, Fordham and Duquesne all projected to struggle. The Minutemen (Matt McCall) and Dukes (Keith Dambrot) welcome... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Navy falls, dropping undefeateds to only Georgia and Miami (FL3-2 — one of those victories came in overtime against Georgia Tech while anothe
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 2 hours ago
3-2 — one of those victories came in overtime against Georgia Tech while another was by only four points at home against Massachusetts. Addazio’s job is also in jeopardy thanks to a 2-4 beginning to his fifth season with the Eagles. For an even... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
NFL owners need to play defense to protect free speechPatriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game a
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 2017. The effort of National Football League owners to move past the contentious national anthem... Read more
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The Hill
The benefits of opening Alaska's ANWR reserve wouldn't pay for the costs5.5 percent of the acres offered in one large area, the National Petroleum Rese
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
5.5 percent of the acres offered in one large area, the National Petroleum Reserve — an area that’s five times the size of Massachusetts. Even in the 2016 NPR lease sale — touted as a banner year — industry leased just 42 percent of the acres... Read more
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Aljazeera
Can the US alt-right survive divisions and backlash?an estimated 15,000 counter-demonstrators drowned out the chants of some 200 fa
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
an estimated 15,000 counter-demonstrators drowned out the chants of some 200 far-right protesters in Boston, Massachusetts. Against this backdrop, it remains unclear whether this public backlash against the alt-right, the infighting... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police identify suspect in deadly Pittsfield shootingPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are searching for a 36-year-old man suspected o
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are searching for a 36-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a parked car in Massachusetts and killing a 22-year-old woman inside. Police say Linen returned fire, and one of the bullets hit Asiyanna Jones in the... Read more
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The State News
Gallery: MSU hosts Head of the Grand Regattaokay afterwards. The women's team will be compete next week in the prestigious
The State News / Posted 2 hours ago
okay afterwards. The women's team will be compete next week in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A detailed list of the women's schedule can be found online. More information on the schedule for the MSU Crew... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
MAKING CENTS: Estate tax is alive and thriving in many statestheir estate needs work to avoid or minimize the consequences of estate taxes o
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 2 hours ago
their estate needs work to avoid or minimize the consequences of estate taxes on their heirs. But here in my home state of Massachusetts the state limit is $1 million. Any amount over $1 million will be subject to Massachusetts death taxes. This... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Weymouth Town Council approves $33 million for new Tufts LibraryAt-large Councilor Bob Conlon said of the new library. “This is a great thing f
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
At-large Councilor Bob Conlon said of the new library. “This is a great thing for the town of Weymouth.” In July, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners selected the Tufts Library for the Massachusetts Public Library Construction... Read more
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FOX News
Trump vs. Clinton: The feud continues even after the electiondidn’t miss an opportunity to criticize the president while she delivered the c
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
didn’t miss an opportunity to criticize the president while she delivered the commencement address at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. “When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of... Read more
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FOX News
Trump vs. Clinton: The feud continues even after the electiondidn’t miss an opportunity to criticize the president while she delivered the c
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
didn’t miss an opportunity to criticize the president while she delivered the commencement address at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. “When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
VCA Animal Hospital to equip local police dogs with naloxoneSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts police officers are being giv
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts police officers are being given the chance to receive training that could save their police dog’s life. The VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital in Springfield is training officers on Tuesday to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2 Topekans arrested in connection with shootings that left 3 dead Oct. 1 in Lawrencemurder charges being filed in the case. The shootings occurred around 1:40 a.m
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
murder charges being filed in the case. The shootings occurred around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, in the area of 11th and Massachusetts, on the south edge of Lawrence’s downtown district. The homicide victims were identified as Colwin Lynn... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Police arrest two men for Lawrence shooting that killed three young people1. Police heard gunshots from the police department, which is less than a block
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 hours ago
1. Police heard gunshots from the police department, which is less than a block away from the shooting scene at 11th and Massachusetts. Police say innocent bystanders were hit when the men opened fire. One suspect is being held on suspicion of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
An L.A. Startup Combats A Wave Of Factory-Made Eyewear By HandL.A. workshop. Right now, 95% of eyewear sold in America is made overseas. Cen
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 hours ago
L.A. workshop. Right now, 95% of eyewear sold in America is made overseas. Century-old heritage brands like Randolph in Massachusetts and Shuron in South Carolina have managed to stay afloat, even after eyewear manufacturing shifted overseas,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuitDEDHAM, Massachusetts — Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigoro
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
DEDHAM, Massachusetts — Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have filed in... Read more
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Boston Herald
License fakers soaringon duplicate identity records he’s seen, he believes there could be as many as
Boston Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
on duplicate identity records he’s seen, he believes there could be as many as 40,000 illegal immigrants who have received Massachusetts driving licenses using stolen identities. “Clearly they’re not catching all of them,” Scott said. Scott told... Read more
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