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DPH Prunes Pot-Grower List

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DPH Prunes Pot-Grower List

(Boston, MA) — The Department of Public Health has made progress cutting down the list of potential medical marijuana growers in Massachusetts. On Monday, 22 prospective pot entrepreneurs were dropped from the list after failing to pass an initial screening. 158 applicants remain to face the more comprehensive Phase 2 evaluation. Ultimately 35 medical marijuana dispensaries will be licensed across the state.

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People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

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A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

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Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee