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Union, Charlie Baker at odds after gov rips train motorman Gov. Charlie Baker yesterday criticized an Orange Line motorman for failing to follow protocol during Wednesdays fire drawing a retort from the Carmens Union that called the train driver a hero.The train was starting to leave the station, Baker told WBZ-T | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Bay State budget woes may worsen, Bakers office warns The states budget problems apparently could get even worse, including for the cash-strapped MBTA.Gov. Charlie Bakers budget chief told lawmakers today that beyond the $294 million budget gap shes already identified, the state could be facing an additional | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Obama commutes life sentence for Mass. drug dealer A Gardner drug dealer is one of 98 convicts mostly doing time for drugs whose sentences were commuted by President Obama yesterday.Alberto Lopez was serving life in prison for conspiracy to deal heroin and cocaine after he was convicted in U.S. District C | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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City Hall Plaza's $100M splash raises parents' wrath Boston parents said theyre outraged over Mayor Martin J. Walshs plan for an extreme makeover of City Hall Plaza that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, saying the mayor needs to pump that money into the schools instead or face their wrath at the | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Police: Agawam man hit, killed by tractor trailer on I-90 WARREN — State police say an Agawam man was struck and killed by a tractor trailer on Interstate 90 in the town of Warren.Police say the 38-year-old man was hit in the right travel lane on the eastbound side just before 11 a.m. Thursday. His car had | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Heroic couple, victim's wife share unique bond The deputy sheriff who shot a knife-wielding man, ending his deadly rampage in Tauntons Silver City Galleria last spring said he and his wife are haunted by what happened.Its still very difficult, Plymouth County K-9 Officer James Creed said in a quiet vo | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Aaron Hernandez's jailhouse phone calls tapped during first murder trial, authorities say Disgraced former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez had his jailhouse phone calls tapped by an unknown person while he awaited his first-degree murder trial, according to authorities, a security breach that was never relayed to prosecutors or his current | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Attleboro beset by ODs Four people overdosed on heroin in the space of an hour in the Attleboro area Wednesday morning one fatally and police suspect fentanyl could be to blame.I was alarmed as the chief when the hospital contacted me, said Attleboro police Chief Kyle Heagney. | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Pols, pups help open new Southie park Some furry four-legged friends joined some local two-legged pols for tail-wagging and a ribbon-cutting celebration yesterday during the grand opening of South Bostons East First Street Dog Park.Its really incredible because there are so many great residen | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Number of foster kids rises; parents' drug abuse a factor After dropping sharply between 2005 and 2012, the number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for a third year in a row, according to new federal data released Thursday. A major factor: Worsening substance abuse by parents. | 2 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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