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While commissioners asked MGM for more details, they appeared to accept the company’s overall claim – that even though the project has shrunk in size, its essence remains the same.
MGM Springfield goes before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to present design changes to its casino plan today. The most visible change is the elimination of a 25-story hotel tower.
In what marks the continuing passing of an era, Ernie’s Garage, one of two remaining full service stations in Northampton, will stop selling gasoline at the end of 2015.
Looking around her new apartment in Lynn, 25-year-old Christina — who didn’t want her last name used — can’t believe how far she’s come in […]
The trial of the last of four defendants accused of raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm in 2012 abruptly ended before it began. Twenty-year-old Caleb Womack took a plea deal on Monday.
In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.
It’s the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, “First Bite: How We Learn to Eat.”
Loneliness takes a toll on many aspects of health, in part because it activates a fight -or-flight immune response. That may have helped ancestors survive lonely exile, but can slowly kill us today.
The organization that combats drug use in world sports has officially declared that Russia’s anti-doping agency doesn’t comply with international rules.
The day after Thanksgiving, there’s a good chance you’ll be faced with an annual dilemma — what to do with all those leftovers.
The evolution of the pie in America has been chronicled by Robert Cox in his book, New England Pie: History Under a Crust.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are pointing out that only about half the 3,000 promised construction jobs would go to local workers.
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The House and Senate capped their allegedly busy period last week by advancing mostly non-controversial bills and illustrating their differences more than their areas of agreement.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.