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MGM Picks Up Gaming License Today

Officials from MGM Springfield pick up their gaming license in Boston today

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GOP’s Charlie Baker elected Massachusetts governor

Republican Charlie Baker has been elected governor of Massachusetts, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley and three independent candidates

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Whipps Lee Upset, Kulik Returns, and other local results

For the first time since 2005, a Republican will be joining the Franklin County Beacon Hill delegation

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Mass voters keep casino gambling, other ballot question results

Voters have rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos. Results on all ballot questions here

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3 children struck crossing Springfield street

A Springfield man has pleaded not guilty to driving drunk when police say he hit three young teenagers in a crosswalk, critically injuring one of them

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Greenfield Man’s Death

The Northwestern DA's office says that the body found Monday in the Connecticut River near Unity Park is believed to be that of a missing Greenfield man

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Election Day in Massachusetts

It's Election Day, and that means some big changes for the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click on story for an overview of candidates/questions

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Holyoke Drug Dealer Gets 40 Years

A Holyoke man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison on interstate drug and firearm charges

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South Hadley Eyes Styrofoam Ban

South Hadley is the latest Massachusetts town to consider a ban on styrofoam takeout containers

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Amherst Police Report Break-Ins

Amherst police are reporting several commercial break-ins over the weekend

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Blue Devils Cross Country Wins Big

The Northampton boy's cross country team has won the regional championship

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Northampton Man Denies Child Rape

A 28-year-old Northampton man denies raping a boy in Belchertown in 2008 and 2009

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Final tour of Boston for former Mayor Tom Menino

BOSTON (AP) – Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s funeral procession will be taking a tour of the city he loved…

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Coakley, Baker, Campaign in Western MA

Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker rallied supporters in Western MA Saturday days before Tuesday's election

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Moose killed, car totaled in Deerfield

State police say a moose was killed when it was struck by a car on Interstate 91 in Deerfield

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Car Goes Airborne In Easthampton

An Easthampton woman escaped serious injury after an early Saturday car crash on Oliver Street

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Woman Charged After Crashing Into Restaurant

A Northfield woman faces charges after driving her car into a South Deerfield restaurant

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Judge Says Pot Process Can Proceed

A Superior Court judge has declined to put a stop to the state medical marijuana selection process

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Man Killed by Train in Belchertown, Identified

A man hit and killed by a train in Belchertown Wednesday night was a homeless man from Northampton

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Communities Vie For Envelope Factory

Chicopee is competing with South Hadley to attract a paper company

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New awards, big performances set for Sunday’s AMAs

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Taylor Swift will kick off the American Music Awards on Sunday by performing her chart-topping single “Blank Space” and will…

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

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This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.