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NOV. 12, 2010
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Good Morning and welcome to the MASSterList! As a State House News Service Roundup subscriber, you’ll now be receiving, free of charge, this daily email listing of all the day’s top state government headlines.

In MassterList, headlines from across the Commonwealth…

TOP FIVE:
Stateline: Massachusetts: The state that forgot to turn red
Republican:Casino debate delayed till 2011 – MassLive.com
Salem News: Even without any underlings, rank in Senate has privileges
Fitchburg S&E: Some municipalities mull dipping into their rainy-day funds
Phoenix: Kids In The Hall

GAMBLING:
Globe:Gambling not at top of agenda for DeLeo

STATE HEADLINES:
Globe:Bay State could lose $200m in funding
Republican:Petrolati’s position may ride on SJC report – MassLive.com
Globe:State cools threat to blogger over food stamp post
Herald:Bill targets Melanie’s Law loophole

ELECTION FALLOUT:
Enterprise: Bridgewater recount confirms Riordans election
WL:Local Tea Party chapter regroups after state election results

THE FEDS:
Lowell Sun: Brown: I’m keeping my independence
AP .:Rep. McGovern voices support for Michelle Obama’s school lunch bill

2012?
Tea Party Leader to Romney: Massachusetts Health Law ‘Absolutely’ Unacceptable

TRANSPORTATION
Globe:Massport directors pay raise on hold
Taunton Gaz.:SouthCoast Rail to be continued into January
AP :T worker fired after dispute with rider
Globe:MBTA operators detail 09 crash

VETERANS DAY
Worcester T&G:Parade pays tribute to veterans
Patriot Ledger: Weymouth residents turn out for annual Veterans Day parade
Republican:Veterans, not politicians, ‘give us the right to vote,’ observers at Amherst Veterans Day ceremonies told

MISC. HEADLINES:
AP :Mass. buying up land at rate of 54 acres a day
Globe:Ban on novelty lighters takes effect
Worcester T&G:Bill would require schools to teach financial basics
BBJ:Viacom selling Harmonix
WBUR:High Stakes For MFAs $504M Americas Wing
Globe: SJC impounds counsels hiring report – The Boston Globe
AP :Legislator: Russian officer turned in spies to US

LOCAL NEWS:
Worcester T&G:Joint meetings OK’d but still controversial
Republican:Former Amherst town manager Laurence Shaffer in running for similar job in Michigan
Lowell Sun: Truce proposed in Lowell zoning tiff
MetroWest: Framingham pursuing "green community" status
Worcester T&G:Council backs tax deal
Enterprise: Downtown Bridgewater starting to get facelift
Banker & Tradesman:Affordable Housing Units Coming To Quincy

SOURCE LINKS:
Boston Globe
Boston Herald
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Springfield Republican
Lowell Sun
Quincy Patriot Ledger
North Andover Eagle-Tribune
Cape Cod Times
Berkshire Eagle
Brockton Enterprise
New Bedford Standard-Times
Salem News
MetroWest Daily News
Dorchester Reporter
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Attleboro Sun Chronicle
WBUR
WBZ
Fox 25
WCVB
WHDH

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NOV. 10, 2010
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Good Morning and welcome to the MASSterList! As a State House News Service Roundup subscriber, you’ll now be receiving, free of charge, this daily email listing of all the day’s top state government headlines.

In MassterList, headlines from across the Commonwealth…

TOP FIVE:
Globe:Judge sets motion hearing in DiMasi case
Worcester T&G:Higgins countersues Chandler; claims free-spreech infringement
WBUR:GOP Hopes For New Coalition On Beacon Hill
WBUR:Patrick Official Warns Of Risks In Lowering Health Care Costs
Ian Bowles zaps Soviet grid – BostonHerald. com

STATE NEWS:
Herald:Abortion opponents pick up seats in Mass. House
Globe: The powers on Beacon Hill – The Boston Globe
Fall River Herald News: Cipollini calls on Gov. Patrick to suspend vote on chief justice of Supreme Judicial Court – Fall River, MA – The Herald News
Is there a better way to redistrict? | dailyrecord.com | Daily Record

ELECTION FALLOUT
Worcester T&G:Chandler lawsuit challenged
Republican:3rd Hampden District state Rep. Rosemary Sandlin decides not to seek recount
Taunton Gaz.:OConnell leads Fagan by 44 votes in Third Bristol race after provisional ballot count
Globe:Womens ranks on Beacon Hill drop
Patriot Ledger: Frank dismisses Bielat’s reasons for not congratulating him since election
Patch: ‘Boro Beat: McGovern Camp Has Healthy Outlook
Cape Cod Times: Perry helps collect cards for U.S. troops
Worcester T&G:Fattman to remain a selectman
MetroWest: Some MetroWest voters asked about health care reform

BUSINESS:
Worcester T&G:State outlook brightens
Republican:Massachusetts employers showing signs of more confidence in economy
MHT:MLSC opens second round of life sciences grant program
Fitchburg S&E: Evergreen Solar not moving jobs overseas, says company spokesman

BUDGET:
Republican:Jay Gonzalez, top fiscal aide to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, predicts big challenge in next budget

HEALTH CARE COSTS:
WBUR:Patrick Official Warns Of Risks In Lowering Health Care Costs | WBUR
CW:Mayors want Beacon Hill to get tough on health care, unions

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT:
Cape Cod Times: State helps buy conservation lands
Salem News: Is the ‘beginning of the end’ here for power plant?

EDUCATION:
Globe: Mass. losing ground in advanced math – The Boston Globe
Gloucester Times:State board freezes $140K in grant aid for charter

THE FEDS:
WL :Scott Brown tells Newton, Needham business owners hes worried about jobs, not 2012 election – Newton, Massachusetts – Newton TAB
Globe:Another face of Capuano

LOCAL HEADLINES:
Lowell Sun: Care crisis in Lowell
Republican:Springfield tax-title auction draws hundreds to City Hall
Republican:Special prosecutor appointed to try assault case against former Northampton judge W. Michael Ryan
Taunton Gaz.:Bridgewater to bid farewell to traditional town meeting with powdered wigs and robes
Patch: Story Stirs Up Controversy Amongst Elected Officials
E-Trib: City budget shows $5.4M surplus » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA
Enterprise: Pembroke expresses concern over Brockton plant
Enterprise: Abington sticking with single tax rate
Eagle:Regional school plan one step closer
Sun-Chron:Wrentham goes with Ketcham
WL:Melrose alderman describes new City Hall monitor as ‘silliest thing … I’ve ever seen’

SOURCE LINKS:
Boston Globe
Boston Herald
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Springfield Republican
Lowell Sun
Quincy Patriot Ledger
North Andover Eagle-Tribune
Cape Cod Times
Berkshire Eagle
Brockton Enterprise
New Bedford Standard-Times
Salem News
MetroWest Daily News
Dorchester Reporter
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Attleboro Sun Chronicle
WBUR
WBZ
Fox 25
WCVB
WHDH

Remember to click HERE to Go to MASSTERLIST.com for ALL OF TODAY’S STORIES, Columns, Video, Cartoons, Blogs

Mike Deehan, ListMasster
Mike Deehan
ListMasster
617.506.9697
mdeehan

Listmasster@statehousenews.com is a "no reply" address. Please address correspondence, comments and requests to be removed from the list to Mike Deehan: mdeehan@statehousenews.com

In MassterList, headlines from across the Commonwealth…

TOP FIVE:
WL:State Senator Richard Tisei reflects after grueling campaign – Reading, MA – The Reading Advocate
WBZ:Death Penalty A No-Go In Mass.
CW:Ma. corrections commissioner’s move to Va. raises questions
MetroWest: U.S. Rep. McGovern has cancerous thyroid removed
AP.:Gay Brazilian man faces deportation despite legal Massachusetts marriage

MCGOVERN:
Sun-Chron:Surgery for US Rep McGovern – The Sun Chronicle Online – News
Herald:James McGovern ‘up and at ’em’ after cancer surgery

POST-ELECTION:
AP:Alcohol abuse funds at risk
Worcester T&G:Fattman to keep selectman post until May, to save cost of election

2012:
Globe:Menino is urged to run for US Senate
Herald:Eager Dems put bull’s-eye on Scott Brown
AP:Mass. Sen. Brown urges Obama to shift to center

TRANSPORTATION:
Gloucester Times:State scales back size of Salem T garage
Globe:Craigie traffic team breathes easier

CARITAS:
E-Trib: Sale of Caritas, Holy Family finalized
AP:Sale of Caritas hospital chain closed

ENVIRONMENT:
SouthCoast: BCC opens training center for ‘green’ jobs

BIOTECH:
Herald: Biotech aid falls flat – BostonHerald.com

LOCAL NEWS:
Globe:Murphy makes bid for council presidency
WL:West Roxbury city council candidates: No, you’re the politician
Globe:City gives Mattapan Square a boost
Gloucester Times:Kirk backs New Bedford’s push for fed fishing probe
WL:Melrose’s Mayor Dolan calls for $2.6M investment in city schools, DPW
Cape Cod Times: Provincetown residents OK real estate transfer tax
Republican:West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson plans to offer early retirement packages to close $400,000 budget gap
Republican:Ware voters approve new fire station