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  • GateHouse News Service New England Budget • June 29, 2007

  • Here are the top New England regional stories from GateHouse News Service.

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  • Here are the top New England regional stories from GateHouse News Servic
    Contact: Chris Biondi, (508) 626-4343, cbiondi@gatehousemedia.com
    Again, some of this stuff is live at www.gatehousenewsservice.com along with lots of other copy and photos. No word yet on wire service launch. I will post whatever I receive. Contact editors directly if you don’t see it on the wire.
    FOR SAT: ARMY RATIONS -- We get a tour of Natick Labs and a taste test of some new Army offerings.
    MetroWest, Parietti, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
    With photos
    FOR SAT: TRAVELING THIEVES -- Traveling thieves have traveled up the east coast, stealing cameras and lap tops from Circuit Citys everywhere, with $50,000 to $60,000 worth of stuff. Natick was hit repeatedly in the past month. Police pick up on it and work with the Circuit City in Natick and almost catch them on Saturday. They're gone, but could be back.
    MetroWest, Miller, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
    With security camera shots
    FOR SAT: DRUNKEN DRIVING - Staties and a bunch of others hold a presser at MSPHQ Friday morning to warn as holiday looms.
    MetroWest, Miller, 12 inches, 6 p.m.
    With photos
    FOR SAT: BEER MONEY – Freetown and Boston Beer, gets a $2.5M grant for sewer/water infrastructure improvements, which was an issue with the brewery siting the facility in the town.
    Herald News, Jeff, 6 p.m.
    FOR SAT: LIGHTNING STRIKES -- Lightning strikes Fall River house; chimney explodes leaving bricks all over resident's yard.
    Herald News, Will, 6 p.m.
    FOR SAT: SUBURBAN VIOLENCE -- A look at urban violence creeping into the suburbs, such as in Randolph, Mass., where a teen was shot dead in broad daylight this week.
    Enterprise, Maureen with Ledger adds, 16 inches, 4 p.m. Friday filing
    FOR SUN: GANG CULTURE -- A close-up look at Brockton's gang culture.
    Enterprise, Maureen/Mike, 20 inches, Friday night file
    With file photos
    FOR SUN: FOOD PRICES -- Part of our series on rising food costs. Cost of breakfast going up, due to rising price of corn, wheat, milk and other commodities, according to U.S Dept. of Agriculture. Home-cooked meals and restaurants to be included/
    Enterprise, Elaine, 25 inches, 4 p.m. Friday file
    Photos in in Bridgewater and Taunton
    FOR SUN - CASINO WATCH: Experts say there is a market of $1.5 billion in revenue out there for a southeastern Massachusetts casino to capture, much of it from people in northern New England.
    Enterprise, Mike, Friday night file
    FOR MON - FIREWORKS AND THE FOURTH: Few people using fireworks get arrested despite
    Page 2 of 2 - annual warnings from safety experts about dangers. Cops arrest people who sell them, like guy picked up in Stoughton, but typically just seize fireworks from individuals caught with them and might summon person to court where they get a slap on the wrist.
    Enterprise, Maria, 25 inches, 4 p.m. Friday filing
    MASS. HEALTH INSURANCE -- Businesses are scrambling to comply with the state's groundbreaking law requiring them to offer health care to all employees beginning this weekend.
    Patriot Ledger, Adams, 20 inches, on wire now
    With photo
    MAHONEY CARTOON – One Massachusetts youth violence
    Patriot Ledger, on wire now
    FOR SUN: RICK HOLMES COLUMN -- Fantasy and reality collide in the virtual world of Second Life.
    MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
    FOR SUN: EDITORIAL: Bush and U.S. image -- An international poll shows that George Bush and his policies have poisoned the image of America abroad and, sadly, discredited American values.
    MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
    FOR SUN: EDITORIAL: Mass pension funds -- Massachusetts legislators should help prevent underfunded and under-performing municipal pension funds from becoming a bigger burden on property taxpayers.
    MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.

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