Marie Angelides (left), a candidate for Hampden County Register of Deeds, says her opponent, Cheryl Coakley-Rivera, turned in nomination papers with forged signatures
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In one western Massachusetts election campaign, questions have arisen about signatures on a candidate's nomination papers.

Outside the new Springfield, Massachusetts, casino and hotel.
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is looking at the impact the new MGM Springfield casino is having on public safety.

A stack of cash.
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In Massachusetts, campaigns on each side of ballot Question 1, which would mandate strict nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals, have spent a total of $28 million. That's several times more than the other two ballot questions combined.

Eating Organic May Cut Some Cancer Risks, Study Finds

Oct 23, 2018
Organic produce
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big new study out of France suggests that eating organic food may slightly lower your risk of certain cancers — but the findings are far from the final word.

Fenway Park in Boston.
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The Red Sox are looking for their fourth World Series title in 15 years after setting a franchise record for wins during the regular season.