Massachusetts gambling industry regulators held a public hearing Monday to focus on the impacts a planned resort casino in downtown Springfield will have on surrounding communities. The hearing is part of an exhaustive evaluation process that is expected to culminate with MGM Resorts being awarded a casino license later this year.
The Center for Motivation & Change is a unique, private group practice of dedicated clinicians and researchers in New York City specializing in the treatment of substance use and compulsive behaviors.
The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors. Beyond Addiction eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones change.
There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. Jeffrey Masson's new book, Beasts, begins here: There is something different about us.
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson is an ex-psychoanalyst and former director of the Freud Archives, and is the author of numerous bestselling books on animal emotions, including Dogs Never Lie About Love and When Elephants Weep.
Cash is one of America's pre-eminent singer-songwriters: Rosanne Cash, country royalty. At her Music Hall debut, she will perform with her husband, Grammy-winning producer and guitarist John Leventhal.
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In the NBA, the Nets had a 96-80 rout of the Chicago Bulls in Brooklyn. Deron Williams scored 20 points and Joe Johnson had 19. The Bulls committed 28 turnovers and lost for just the second time in 11 games.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the Brooklyn Nets will sign Jason Collins to a second 10-day contract. After that, the Nets would have to sign him for the rest of the season if they wanted to keep him. Collins signed his original deal on Feb. 23, becoming the NBA's first openly gay player, and it expires today.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is spending some of his $33 million dollar campaign war chest on ads to promote his state budget priorities.
The ads, which feature in part Cuomo speaking directly to camera , focus on the governor’s pitch for his tax cut plan and an ethics package that includes public financing of political campaigns and a crack down on bribery.
Karen Scharff, with Citizen Action, says the ethics ads are a good sign.