On The Road In Search Of Indie Bookstores – Northeast Edition

On The Road In Search Of Indie Bookstores – Northeast Edition

I admit it, I love shopping online as much as the next person.  It probably started with Amazon more years ago than I care to remember, and very quickly morphed into my default wa ...

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Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

Scott Brown’s Comeback Has Been A Disaster

It should not be particularly surprising news that former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown is floundering in his attempt to return to Congress, this time as a senator from New Ha ...

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High-Tech Firms Focus On Energy Efficiency To Confront Climate Change

High-Tech Firms Focus On Energy Efficiency To Confront Climate Change

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama pushes ahead on a strategy for confronting climate change that relies heavily on energy efficienc ...

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Report: ‘Less Than 1 Percent’ Of Massachusetts Residents Are Now Uninsured

Report: ‘Less Than 1 Percent’ Of Massachusetts Residents Are Now Uninsured

As a number of Republican leaders across the nation continue to demonstrate their opposition to the Affordable Care Act by refusing to expand Medicaid in their states, one state i ...

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Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA On Painkiller Approval

Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA On Painkiller Approval

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- Notwithstanding a court order, Massachusetts and other states plan to restrict use of a new painkiller drug, setting up a showdown w ...

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Californian Wins Race As Boston Marathon Rebounds

Californian Wins Race As Boston Marathon Rebounds

By Michael Muskal and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times Californian Meb Keflezighi became the first American since 1983 to capture the men's division of the Boston Marathon, as the c ...

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Epic Fail: Where Four State Health Exchanges Went Wrong

Epic Fail: Where Four State Health Exchanges Went Wrong

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. Much has been written (and will continue to be written) about the spectacular failure of health insurance exchanges in Minnesota, Massachusetts, O ...

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Mass. GOP Releases Scathing, Bizarre Elizabeth Warren Attack Ad

Mass. GOP Releases Scathing, Bizarre Elizabeth Warren Attack Ad

Scott Brown and the Massachusetts Republican Party are scared of Elizabeth Warren. And they want they rest of us to be scared, too: Using jittery camera angles and lighting to cre ...

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Sexism Accusations Kick Off Contentious Massachusetts Senate Campaign

Sexism Accusations Kick Off Contentious Massachusetts Senate Campaign

The 2012 senatorial election in Massachusetts is starting to heat up. Republican Senator Scott Brown is under attack from critics accusing him of sexism for his response to a quip ...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Candidacy Generates Excitement, But Will It Be Enough?

Elizabeth Warren’s Candidacy Generates Excitement, But Will It Be Enough?

The entry of Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard-professor-turned-consumer-advocate, into the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts has created a stir among Democratic activists and donors, ...

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