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An artist rendering of the proposed Wynn Casino in Everett. (WBZ-TV)

Wynn Resorts In Everett Gets Boston-Area Casino License

The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.

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The plane came to a rest in the tree line near the Berkley airport. (WBZ)

Berkley Pilot Crashes Plane For Third Time In 10 Years

No flames or smoke were visible at the crash site, which was just off the runway of Myricks Airport.

1 hour ago

Two men died in this Cessna 180 crash at Hampton Airfield in North Hampton, New Hampshire. (WBZ-TV)

Report: No Malfunction In Fatal Labor Day NH Plane Crash

Investigators found the plane initially maintained an altitude more than 200 feet above nearby trees but then crashed nose-down behind the trees and killed two people.

2 hours ago

Northboro's St. Rose of Lima Church, the scene for the funeral of Spc. Brian Arsenault. (Ben Parker/WBZ)

Northboro Paratrooper Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

Dozens of Northboro residents lined the streets Tuesday to honor a paratrooper from town killed in Afghanistan, while friends and family attended a service honoring his life.

3 hours ago

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Boston May Swap MCAS For PARCC In Most Schools

The school committee will consider a proposal Wednesday night to replace MCAS for grades 3-8 with the PARCC exams.

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Workers in bio-hazard suits removed more items from the home Monday. (WBZ-TV)

Blackstone Home Cleanup Coming To An End, Mother In Prison Treatment Center

The cleanup of a squalid, vermin-infested home in Blackstone where three infants were found dead last week is expected to be finished Tuesday afternoon.

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Elinor Scott-Sutter, left, wearing her Boston Marathon jacket. (Photo courtesy: Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Minnesota Woman Who Returned To Finish Boston Marathon Dies Of Cancer

After being unable to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013 because of the bombings, Elinor Scott-Sutter returned for the final mile in 2014 despite her pancreatic cancer.

4 hours ago

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Ex-Chief In Westfield Uzi Death Case In More Legal Trouble

Former Pelham Chief Edward Fleury is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying a firearm while intoxicated after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at a friend outside a Belchertown VFW post last month.

7 hours ago

The Urban Outfitters Kent State sweatshirt. (Photo from eBay via CBS Miami)

Keller @ Large: Exploiting Tragedy For Profit

It’s become a familiar, recurring element of the pop-culture news cycle – a merchant peddling an item so exploitative and tasteless that “bad taste” isn’t sufficient to describe it.

8 hours ago

Rush hour traffic on the Southeast Expressway. (Photo by Mary Blake-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Massachusetts Drivers Among Rudest In Country, Survey Says

Massachusetts ranks fifth in a new survey of the nation’s rudest drivers.

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