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3 candidates vying for Massachusetts treasurer

3 candidates vying for Massachusetts treasurer

BOSTON (AP) – One of the biggest challenges facing the three candidates hoping to become the next Massachusetts treasurer is how to protect the state lottery from possible revenue threats from new casino developments and online gambling.

Republican Mike Heffernan, … Read Full Story

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Cruzeiro wins again, opens 7-point lead in Brazil

Cruzeiro wins again, opens 7-point lead in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) – Cruzeiro scored late to beat Vitoria 1-0 on Sunday, ending a two-match losing streak and increasing its lead to seven points in the Brazilian league.

Defender Dede scored the winner with an 84th-minute header at the … Read Full Story

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Mozambicans to vote on Wednesday

Mozambicans to vote on Wednesday

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The capital’s streets named after Vladimir Lenin and Kim Il Sung are lingering reminders of Mozambique’s post-independence Marxism as the country, now one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, prepares for its fifth democratic election on WednesdayRead Full Story

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Brazilian candidates spar over poverty, corruption

Brazilian candidates spar over poverty, corruption

SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff highlighted her government’s achievements in reducing poverty while her rival used Sunday night’s presidential debate to attack her on allegations of bribery in state-run oil company Petrobras.

Opposition candidate Aecio … Read Full Story

Immigration - Imigração

Harvard junior who took mom to Mexico can return

Harvard junior who took mom to Mexico can return

LOS REYES LA PAZ, Mexico (AP) – A Harvard University student stuck in Mexico for months after breaking an immigration rule was told Tuesday that he will be allowed to return home to the United States.

The U.S. Citizenship and … Read Full Story

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At age of 100, Fall River native proud to receive high school diploma

At age of 100, Fall River native proud to receive high school diploma

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mary Moniz is apt to remind her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to do one thing: Stay in school to get an education.

Moniz, who was born in Fall River to a family of Azorean immigrants on the … Read Full Story

World - Notícias de Mundo

Bolsa de Tóquio encerra em alta de quase 4%

Bolsa de Tóquio encerra em alta de quase 4%
A bolsa de Tóquio encerrou a sessão de hoje em alta, com o principal índice, o Nikkei, a ganhar 578,72 pontos, ou 3,98%, cotando-se nos 15.111,23 pontos.
Sports - Golo

District Attorney to offer free basketball clinic for Fall River youth

District Attorney to offer free basketball clinic for Fall River youth

FALL RIVER — Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter’s office will conduct a free basketball clinic for Fall River youth on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Jameson Guimond, Head Coach at BMC Durfee High School, will facilitate the clinic, assisted by players … Read Full Story

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A Pumpkin/Shrimp Soup from The Voice coach

A Pumpkin/Shrimp Soup from The Voice coach

My favorite word is ‘pumpkin.’ You are a pu […]
Food - Culinária

Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.

“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story

Entertainment - Diversão

Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte honored by Harvard

Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte honored by Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture.

The university’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented … Read Full Story