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Legal Sports Betting Is About To Sweep The Nation. Services For Gambling Addicts Probably Won’t.
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The Supreme Court just cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting. But only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers and seven states with at least some legal gambling spend no state money at all.
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This Is The Toughest Gun Law In America
Reformers love what Massachusetts is doing. The NRA? Not so much.
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Massachusetts Schools Prepare To Offer LGBTQ-Inclusive Lessons This Fall
Expect lectures on the Stonewall uprising, Langston Hughes and more.
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Opioid Crisis Fuels A Spike In HIV Infections, And Experts Fear There's More To Come
As two cities in Massachusetts struggle with an outbreak, the powerful synthetic fentanyl may be mostly to blame.
This Black Muslim Attorney Isn't Just Running For Congress. She's Fighting For The Soul Of The Resistance.
“The question that startles me the most is when people say to me, 'How will you work with white people?'”
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State Lawmaker Secretly Sends Constituent’s Emails to Gas Pipeline Lobbyist
The lobbyist may have outed himself by hitting “reply all.”
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New Massachusetts Bill Would Pull Pension Money From Gun Companies
"We should not be protecting the state with one hand and enabling manufacturers with the other," says state Rep. Lori Ehrlich.
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Winter Storm Dumps Heavy, Wet Snow On Northeast, Leaving Thousands Without Power
By Jonathan Allen, Reuters
Up to 2 feet of snow accumulation was expected in some inland parts of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts and 18 inches was possible in Maine.
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Massachusetts Man Charged For Sending White Powder To Don Trump Jr.
By Nate Raymond, Reuters
The substance Daniel Frisiello, 24, allegedly sent last month was harmless.
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A New Massachusetts 'Sustainable Energy' Coalition Is Really A Front For Gas Interests
Despite its green-sounding name, the Mass Coalition for Sustainable Energy represents companies who want to build more natural gas pipelines.
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First State Ban On Bump Stocks Takes Effect After Las Vegas Massacre
Under Massachusetts law, anyone found with one of the devices will face prosecution.
The Real State Of The Union, According To Democrat Joe Kennedy III
Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D - Mass.) said that the Trump administration is “turning American life into a zero-sum game” in the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.
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Miss Trans America Founder Is The First Known Transgender Person Killed This Year
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Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien's husband has been charged in her death.
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Brutal Winter Storm Leaves East Coast Blanketed In Snow As Airports Slowly Reopen
As the storm passed, officials warned of frigid temperatures continuing throughout the night.
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3 Sharks Die of Apparent Cold Shock On Cape Cod
But NOAA manages to save 18 "cold-stunned" sea turtles in Texas.
100-Foot-Long Joint Is A Big Hit At Massachusetts Pot Fest
The jumbo joint contained more than 1,000 grams of weed.
Boston-Area Church Lists Mass Shootings Behind Its Nativity Scene
They’re hoping to spark change, the pastor said, because "this is not the picture of Christmas peace."
In Massachusetts, Protesters Balk At Pipeline Company's Payments To Police
Kinder Morgan has paid state police more than $957,000 to guard their pipeline, a source says.
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What's At Stake: The Current Landscape On LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections
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A few weeks ago, I started my new job as CEO at Freedom for All Americans with no lack of a comprehensive to-do list. The
These Native Americans Mourn On Thanksgiving
For many indigenous people, Thanksgiving isn’t about breaking bread with colonists. It’s a national day of mourning.
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The Native American Language Spoken At First Thanksgiving Is Experiencing A Revival
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts is determined to teach its children their ancestors' language.
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'These Storms Are Just Crazy': Craft Beer Brewers Feel Effects Of Climate Change
By Aleszu Bajak, On assignment for HuffPost
In the face of Trump's inaction, dozens sign Brewery Climate Declaration.
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