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Justin Fitch (WBZ-TV)

Army Captain Battling Cancer Takes On Veteran Suicides

Army Captain Justin Fitch, who once considered suicide, has made it his new mission to combat veteran suicides.

09/16/2014

A man claiming to be a veteran was collecting money in Plainville. (Plainville PD photo)

Plainville Police Arrest Man Claiming To Collect Money For Veterans

A Connecticut man who said he was collecting money for Massachusetts veterans was arrested after being confronted by a police officer in Plainville on Friday.

07/11/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should The Pentagon Stop Selling Tobacco?

Members of the military who smoke may soon find it tougher to buy cigarettes.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he’s reviewing whether the Pentagon should ban tobacco sales and smoking on bases and ships.

04/02/2014

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I-Team: Foreign Governments Stealing Secrets In New England

Foreign governments are stealing secrets in New England, many times with just a few clicks of a mouse.

02/24/2014

(Photo credit: J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Natick Labs Closing In On Recipe For Pizza That Lasts Years

Researchers at a U.S. military lab in Massachusetts are closing in on a pizza recipe that doesn’t require any refrigeration or freezing.

02/14/2014

Operation Home Ties portraits. (WBZ-TV photos)

Artist Helps Keep Memories Of Fallen Soldiers Alive

The goal of Operation Home Ties is to create portraits for the families of all Massachusetts service men and women who died after the Sept. 11 attacks.

11/21/2013

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Restaurants, Retailers Offer Veterans Appreciation Deals

Restaurants, retailers, and more are offering discounts to the nation’s veterans. In most cases, all they need is their military ID.

11/11/2013

(Photo credit David Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com)

Police Say Freetown Explosion Suspect Had Bomb-Making Manuals In Home

A man who was kicked out of the military for misconduct two years ago is facing explosives charges after allegedly igniting a pile of fireworks in Freetown.

10/09/2013

Flags were presented to two dozen National Guard units at the State House on Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

National Guard Honored At State House Ceremony

On the steps of the State House, dozens of National Guard members lined up to march through the front doors, participating in a traditional ceremony that is reserved for military units returning from battle.

09/17/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are You On Board With A Military Strike In Syria?

President Obama makes his case tonight for military action in Syria. A majority of Americans think a strike is a bad idea. What does the President have to say to convince you it’s the right course of action?

09/10/2013

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