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MASSterList: Warren begins groundwork to challenge Brown – Romney confronts hecklers before GOP deb

  WARREN: Avoiding weirdness (National Journal), Elizabeth Warren finally begins to lay the groundwork for a run against Sen. Scott Brown. MORE: PIMassLive,LA Times SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE CORPORATIONS: In the last big pre-Perry event of the GOP presidential campaign, Mitt Romney defended his front runner status in last night’s Fox News debate (PI, …

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MASSterList: Munis could get hit by fed debt cuts – Special Ed. scandal deepens – Lantigua vows cha

TRICKLE DOWN: The federal government is still downgraded… but he state is doing just fine… but now some towns and cities that rely on federal aid could be getting the raw end of Congress' debt deal (WBUR). Michael Widmer sounds the alarm (Enterprise). John Kerry's going to personally save each Massachusetts municipality while serving on theSuper Committee, right?…

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MASSterList: AG deepens lottery investigation – Delegation points fingers over downgrade – Lantigua

LOTTERY: Investigators from The AG's office are headed to Lottery headquarters to talk to officials about the possible improper use of TV ads to bolster the profile of former Treasurer Timothy Cahill during last year's election. (Globe) THE FEDS: A slow August means a busy weekend for the Congressional delegation. John Kerry is blaming the Tea Party for the country's

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MASSterList: Davey to take over for Mullan at DOT – Brown launches jobs tour – Court reform signed

NEW GUY: Rich Davey is your new Bernard Cohen/James Aloisi/Jeff Mullan (WBUR). Welcome to the most popular job in state government.(Globe) TOURING WITH SCOTTO: Scott Brown's on the move (Herald), talking about jobs (AP) and hating on the gas tax (T&G). Even John Kerry's not thrilled about this one (Sun). SEE YA: Gov signs court reform bill,…

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MASSterList: State reacts to debt deal cuts – ‘No’ votes lash out at deal – Ernst fired – Keating n

BOBBY SAY RELAX: We all survived and the country is still sort of functioning! Now we get to start worrying about what the debt ceiling deal, and its massive set of cuts, means for Massachusetts (AP, Republican). Speaker DeLeo says not to panic (Berk. Eagle), but that’s not stopping some industries from wondering what the feds will cut…

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