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By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Elizabeth Warren named ‘Porker of the Year’ over Post Office banking scheme

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been named the 2014 Porker of the Year by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a watchdog group that monitors lawmakers, offices and agencies on government spending. The Massachusetts More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NBA Legend Bill Russell shares birthday with Lorne Greene, Abraham Lincoln

Bill Russell, the legendary center for the Boston Celtics, celebrates a birthday alongside of other greats in their respective fields: US President Abraham Lincoln and actor Lorne Greene. Russell was a dominating More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Jersey man, Andre ‘Boogie’ Thompson arrest, Jordan Johnson’s body in car trunk

Police have arrested a Fort Lee New Jersey man in connection with a body found in the trunk of a car in the Bronx last month. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Andre Jamal Thompson, a.k.a. Boogie, was More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Scott Walker, Rand Paul top Iowa GOP poll, Hillary Clinton way ahead for Dems

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is surging and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is dominating in a new poll of Iowans likely to vote in the nation’s first presidential nominating contest. In the More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Mitt Romney passes on 2016 run, Bush and Christie fight over donors

The 2012 GOP Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters, saying he believes it’s “best to give other leaders in the party More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Northeast braces for massive snowstorm, de Blasio warns New Yorkers

The New York City area was placed under a 35-hour blizzard warning beginning Monday afternoon, with more than 2 feet of snow expected to create “paralyzing, crippling” conditions, forecasters said Sunday. It’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Brian Scannell talks ‘The Wolves of Savin Hill’ ‘Gone Baby Gone’ ‘The Town’ Ben Affleck

Talking with Dispatch Radio in an exclusive interview, actor Brian Scannell discussed his new film The Wolves of Savin Hill while reflecting on his work on films The Town, Gone Baby Gone, The Pineapple Express and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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New Survey: Over 80% churchgoers won’t skip church for football

A new survey, the results were released Jan. 7, indicate that most American churchgoers would rather attend church than watch their favorite football team. Only about 1 in 7 churchgoers (15 percent) say they’d More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Elizabeth Warren use social media to target GOP over disability, social security

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is taking the battle to the GOP, blasting House Republicans for making a “ridiculous” move that “threatens” Social Security just hours after she started More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Ismaaiyl Brinsley murder of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos put police on alert

Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner. Investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s ­assassination-style mission to avenge More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Brain abnormality found in group of SIDS cases

More than 40 percent of infants in a group who died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) were found to have an abnormality in a key part of the brain, researchers report. The abnormality affects the hippocampus, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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U.S. Army soldiers hospitalized with a psychiatric disorder at greater suicide risk after discharge: Study

U.S. Army soldiers hospitalized with a psychiatric disorder have a significantly elevated suicide risk in the year following discharge from the hospital, according to research from the Army Study to Assess Risk More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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FCC’s net neutrality plans sparks protests across America

Net neutrality advocates took to the streets in over a dozen cities across the U.S., part of a protest against a leaked “hybrid” proposal by the Federal Communications Commission to allow internet companies More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Hillary Clinton: ‘Ignore people who says corporations, businesses create jobs’

During a campaign rally for Martha Coakley, Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made some comments about private businesses not being job creators. photo More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Barbara McAveeney murder suspect, Matthew McAveeney, arrested in NC

A Massachusetts man wanted in connection to the beating death of his mother (Barbara McAveeney) has been arrested several states away in North Carolina on Tuesday. Matthew McAveeney, 46, was arrested for the murder More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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‘Above the law’ Judge Albert Murdoch never prosecuted for rape, guess he was right

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office confirmed back in March that it will not press charges against Albert S. “Pat” Murdoch, the former presiding criminal judge in the Second Judicial District, on More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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9/11 terorrist, Zacarias Moussaoui, from same mosque as Alton Nolen

The Oklahoma Muslim man who beheaded a female co-worker and stabbed another attempted the same mosque as a 9/11 terrorist who is now serving a life sentence. Alton Nolen, the man behind the shocking attack at Vaughn More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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‘True Detective’ season 2: Vince Vaughn confirmed, details emerge as Rachel McAdams may be lead

Details surrounding the second season of True Detective continue to become clear as Colin Farrell confirmed his role as lead and Vince Vaughn’s rumored involvement appears to be accuarate. HBO has also dropped More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Cab-Sharing Could Improve Energy Efficiency and Cut Travel Time

Getting a taxi is certainly a very convenient way of getting around town, since unlike public transportation, it can pick you up where ever and whenever you want, instead of having to walk to a station and wait More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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FDR’s Bible, Eisenhower’s Rolex highlight items at a new auction

President Roosevelt’s sacred Holy Bible that was once kept in the family living quarters of the White House, will be auctioned this week, by Boston, MA based RR Auction. President Roosevelt’s personally owned More...

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