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Who Was in Boston Last Weekend for 2019’s Fan Expo?

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BOSTON – San Diego Comic-Con has become the hub of trailer releases, movie news, and more. The D23 Expo is the biggest source for all things Disney.…

David Mello

Trump Administration Criticized for Latest Immigration Decision To Move Northeast Asylum Officers

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BOSTON – The Trump Administration is relocating immigration officers from cities in the northeast, including Boston, to the southern border. This means that asylum seekers in the…

Sarah Anne Luoma

VIDEO: Sharks Spotted Interacting in the Waters off Cape Cod

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CAPE COD – We've been hearing about sharks sightings on the Cape all summer. Sharks live in the ocean. It's a fact. And maybe the reporting of…

David Mello

Boston Headlines: August 23, 2019

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Hit-and-Run in Quincy Under Investigation As a Hate Crime. Quincy Police are investigating Sunday's hit-and-run as a possible hate crime. A 30-year-old man said a driver…

Adrien Lynch

Massachusetts County Jails To Launch Methadone Pilot Program

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GREENFIELD – A Greenfield, Massachusetts jail will become the first county jail to administer methadone treatment to inmates addicted to opioids. Along with methadone, the facilities will…

Sarah Anne Luoma

CitizenM, A New Kind of Hotel, Has Arrived in Boston

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BOSTON – In 2008, a minor shift in the hotel industry occurred in the Netherlands when Michael Levie and Rattan Chadha, two Dutch hoteliers, opened the very…

David Mello

VIDEO: Massachusetts Man Sets House on Fire after Attempting to Kill Hornets with Fireworks

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STURBRIDGE – Yes. This happened.  This moment brought to you by Sturbridge, Massachusetts. This video was captured last week after an ill-conceived plan to eradicate a hornet…

David Mello

Former Massachusetts Union President and State Lobbyist Arrested and Released on Fraud Charges

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BOSTON – Dana Pullman, the former president of the Massachusetts State Police union, was arrested on Wednesday, alongside the top state lobbyist for the union (the State…

Sarah Anne Luoma

Boston Headlines: August 22, 2019

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Former MA State Police Union President and Top Union Lobbyist Arrested By FBI on Wire Fraud Charges. Dana Pullman, who resigned last year as the president…

Adrien Lynch