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MASSterList: Power slowly restored after officials pressure utils. – Patrick headed to NH to stump

OUR ANDY ROONEY: After he wrote about things that have happened within the last two decades, like the Herald's availability online and modern coffee machines, I was really hoping Howie could have gone the whole column without a reference to a TV show that's been off the air for 40 years. Oh well. TRAIL BLAZER: Look who's headed to New

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MASSterList: Legislative maps approved – Gambling conference transparent for roughly 15 seconds – H

CARTOGRAPHY: So the branches settled on their redistricting maps and now we await the congressional districts. (Sun) AND STAY OUT: The Legislature's casino negotiators booted the press from their gambling bill conference committee in record time yesterday. The public portion of the meeting was so short, I didn't even realize the Herald was in the room. Notice the Herald's story…

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MASSterList: Anticipation mounts for congressional map – Grossman samples controversial ice cream

Anticipation mounts for congressional map – Grossman samples controversial ice cream – I for one welcome our new Green Party overlord Seeing as the front pages are given over to something dumb Columbus Day and Day 2 of Fishgate, it's slim pickings for headlines. REDISTRICTING: Chatterers are still figuring out this redistricting thing, (ItemS&EHerald, …

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MASSTERLIST: Lottery scam under investigation – Probation hiring scandal punishments – Immigrant gr

TODAY IN CORRUPTION: Looks like the lottery's slightly more screwed up than we already knew. Maybe as screwed up asProbation. Maybe it's the same exact kind of screwed up. (Globe) REDISTRICTING: WBUR is on the ground in Brockton to check out how immigrant communities feel about the newly proposed majority-minority districts. PLUS: Everyone in Wareham slept soundly last

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MASSterList: Redistricting bonanza – Romney targets Cain in GOP debate – John McCain lends a hand t

MAPOPALOOZA 2011: Hey, you guys don’t like to strain your eyes staring at crappy JPEGs, do you? You’re in luck, since every reporter in the state did just that yesterday and now you can reap the benefits with these fabulous redistricting stories: AP – Globe – Herald – Lawrence Eagle Trib. – MetroWest Daily News – Brockton Enterprise

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MASSTERLIST: Redistricting upon us – Romney and Perry spending breakdown – The Mass. model for Prez

MAP MAKING: Now that there’s a brief reprieve from gambling while the conference gets going, we can all focus on something that practically guarantees zero winners: redistricting! (Herald) Let the complaining begin. ONE’S A PUPPET, ONE’S A CARTOON: The L.A. Times breaks down the differences between Guy Smiley and Yosemite Sam. OUR WAY: The PoliProfs offer an interesting take

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MASSTERLIST: Casinos pass Senate – Lyons brings House informal to a halt – Jim King’s path to victo

CASINOS: The Senate finally, mercifully, passed the casino bill yesterday. (RepublicanWBURT&GSun) What does this one selectman from Wilbraham think? (Republican) THE RACE FOR 3RD PLACE: This changes everythingBernstein Sirens©: ACTIVATE! (Phoenix) Watch out, Ramblin’ Tom, you’ve got competition. (Greater Boston) LYONS OF THE HOUSE: What in the…

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