Cape Wind launch this year - Caesar's has Russian Mob connection - Cape island for sale

Air Force harvests wind at Cape Cod - Cape Cod's Fox Island for sale for $8.7M - Kathleen Sebelius loves Bay State - Patrick Kennedy calls Joe Biden "Big Papi" - Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel wins new trial
Skakel, Sebelius, Cape Wind top the news today.

TODAY's 5 Top Political Stories

  • Cape Wind predicts construction start this year as tax credit nears expiration. According to Bloomberg News, the forecast was made Wednesday by Cape Wind Vice President Dennis Duffy at the American Wind Energy Association’s Offshore Windpower 2013 conference in Providence. – Boston Business Journal.
  • Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel wins new trial in 1975 death. Court rules his attorney failed to adequately represent Skakel when he was convicted in 2002 of bludgeoning of his 15-year-ol neighbor Martha Moxley. - The Boston Globe.
  • Cape Cod's Fox Island for sale for $8.695 million. The Osterville property features a 5,870-square-foot home built in 1973, the same year that they purchased the island for $400,000. - Wall Street Journal.
  • Kathleen Sebelius to JFK crowd at a Health Gala last night, "What a relief to be here". Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy called the gala the “World Series of Mental Health,” adding in his introduction of Biden, “I just brought in Big Papi!” - The Boston Herald.
  • State Rep. Harold Naughton launches campaign for Attorney General with Springfield stop. He announce his run Thursday morning with a YouTube video to supporters. - The Springfield Republican.
  • Report details concerns about Caesars which is accused of having tie to Russian mob. A 558-page investigative report released late Wednesday afternoon by the state gambling commission - The Boston Globe.
  • Air Force Harvests Wind at Cape Cod Station. The new wind turbines can produce up to 3.2 megawatts of power combined. When the wind is blowing, as it often does near the coastal New England site, the turbines will produce more electricity than the base consumes. - US

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