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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 7)

The illegal drug market in the U.S. is estimated to be between $400 and $500 billion a year, and that’s on the conservative side. In part 7 of her week-long series, WBZ’s Mary Blake has a dealer’s perspective.

06/25/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 2)

Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.

06/23/2014

The water main break on Chestnut Street in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Water Main Break Drains Million Gallons From Worcester Storage Tower

A water main break drained one million gallons of water from a storage tower in Worcester.

06/19/2014

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Worcester Plumber Convicted Of Child Endangerment In Illegal Asbestos Removal

A Worcester-area plumber has been found guilty of child endangerment for having a teenage worker remove asbestos insulation without proper precautions.

06/17/2014

State Democratic Convention at DCU Center in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Democrats Narrow Governor Field To 3

Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three, with state Treasurer Steven Grossman topping the balloting among delegates Saturday and Attorney General Martha Coakley narrowly edging out former federal health care administrator Don Berwick.

06/14/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Steal $308-Worth Of Shrimp, Threatened Workers With Hypodermic Needle

A 37-year-old Spencer man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly tried to steal $308-worth of shrimp from a Worcester grocery store.

06/13/2014

A surveillance video shows a man handing over his money to two men who robbed him then took his car.

Customer Robbed Then Carjacked At Leominster Gas Station

Surveillance video shows two men approach the victim at the station where he says they stuck a gun in his face.

06/06/2014

The ice cream cookie sandwich at Fuse Bistro in Lowell. (WBZ-TV)

Phantom Gourmet: Don’t Skip These Divine Desserts

Enjoy your dinner but be sure to save some room for these indescribably delicious desserts.

05/30/2014

Rowers on Lake Quinsigamond pass by construction on the Burns Bridge in Worcester. (Karen Twomey photo)

Major MassDOT Work Underway On Roads And Bridges Around State

Mass DOT has several hundred projects underway resurfacing, repairing and expanding roads, rotaries, decks and ramps underway.

05/16/2014

State Police graduation at the DCU Center in Worcester. (Mass. State Police photo/Twitter)

174 Troopers Graduate From Mass. State Police Academy

A class of 174 troopers graduated Friday from the Massachusetts State Police Academy.

05/09/2014

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