Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com.
Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com. Please submit stories below no later than 6 p.m. local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly. Questions?
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TRAFFIC DEATHS RISE IN MASS. - The Massachusetts State Police have responded to 17 percent more fatal car accidents so far this year, compared to the same time period in 2006.
MetroWest Daily News, Reuell, 20 inches, on wire now
NEW SCHIZOPHRENIA PILL - New treatment for schizophrenia was unveiled recently at Backus Hospital. We look at the pill and talk to medical experts about its potential. Patients reveal their hopes for the treatment.
Norwich Bulletin, Howard, 18 inches, 6 p.m.
MISSING HIKER’S BODY FOUND – Body of Cambridge man found in Vermont pond.
Cambridge Chronicle, Dunning, 6 inches, on wire now
BRAZIL INVESTMENT VISA SNAFU - A Brazilian man is working with former state Sen. Jarrett Barrios and state office of economic development to lure investors from Brazil to put money into projects in the region. A symposium with 200-300 is planned, but there are concerns many of those attending might not be able to get visas to visit in time for the October conference.
MetroWest Daily News, Mineo, 14 inches, 6 p.m.
HOMES FOR VETERANS - Golf tourney today featuring ESPN celebs, to raise money for Taunton-based Houses for Our Troops, which has built a handful of houses for returning injured Iraq War veterans. CONN with photos
MetroWest Daily News, Conn, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
SICILIANO GUILTY - Quincy's former deputy emergency director Anthony Siciliano is found guilty of sexual assault against two youths in the 1990s, during which time he was a prominent volunteer coordinator and ally with Mayor Sheets.
Patriot Ledger, Lambert, 12-15 inches, 6:30 p.m.
ANTI-WAR SONG - Quincy chemist and songwriter Mike Delaney's 'Peace Through War' has been the number-one requested song on Neil Young's anti-war Web site for the last two weeks.
Patriot Ledger, King, 12 inches, 6:30 p.m.
MCAS DEAL - A teacher accused of helping her students cheat on the MCAS has reached a deal that allows for her reinstatement as a teacher.
Patriot Ledger, Jette, 15 inches, 7 p.m.
JUDGES THWART SEX STINGS - The youth swim coach caught trying to lure what he thought was a teenager online won't have to register as a sex offender – one of three recent such cases.
Enterprise, Boyle. 20 inches, on wire now
OFFICER CONVICTED – Stoughton police officer convicted of corruption for his authority as a police officer to help collect a $1,025 security deposit on a used car for the girlfriend pf a Canton officer.
Enterprise, Stein, 6 inches, on wire now
BUFFETT TICKETS SWIPED – Along with a Gucci purse from a Massachusetts parrot head.
CNC, Rogers, 5 inches, on wire now
CELL PHONE HELP - Under IMO's free service, a wireless expert will visit companies to help them choose the right cell phone, carrier, price plan and applications - with the ultimate goal of saving the customer money. Waltham-based company launched service on Monday.
MetroWest Daily News, Turner, 20 inches, on wire now
PHIL MADDOCKS COLUMN - With the blessing of Congress, YouTube plans to grill the United States Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales, “and get the denials that the Senate Judiciary Committee can’t.”
CNC West, 18 inches, on wire now
EDITORIAL - It's high time for Deval Patrick to weigh in on casino gambling.
Patriot Ledger, 6 p.m.
O'MAHONEY CARTOON - Cartoon on Lohan, Brittney, Paris et al.
Patriot Ledger, on wire now
EDITORIAL - The decline of the dollar against the Brazilian real is slowing the wave of illegal immigration, at least in Framingham, a reminder that economics, not politics, drives this issue.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
ALBERT BREER COLUMN - Young coaches, passionate about the sport, enter into coaching and, soon thereafter, are driven out by parents who won't leave them alone.
MetroWest Daily News, 22 inches, on wire now
ELEPHANT APPRECIATION - Emily and Ruth, the great, gray madams of Buttonwood Park Zoo, have been one of the zoo’s most popular attractions for the past 39 years.
Herald News, Allard, 25 inches, on wire now