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A WORLD WINNER---RED SOX CLINCH AND THE REST OF THE NEWS

A WORLD WINNER---RED SOX CLINCH AND THE REST OF THE NEWS

The celebrating continues across New England after last night's World Series clinching 6-1 win over St. Louis at Fenway Park. Ecstatic fans filled Boston streets. Police say they have made a small number of arrests. While Mayor Tom Menino has not given details, he has already suggested there will be a duck boat parade.

Tonight is Halloween and state consumer officials are reminding parents to plan a route and take safety steps to make the evening a fun one for their kids. They recommend wearing reflective patches or tape in the dark and carrying flashlights. Also don't forget to check the treats before children start eating them.

The state Senate has OK'd stricter regulation of drug compounding pharmacies. The measures set groundrules for both sterile and complex non-sterile specialty licenses. Both bills now head to a legislative conference committee.

President Barack Obama is among the Americans saying he's not happy about the problems people have had trying to sign up for health insurance on the government's website. In Boston yesterday, Obama says the state plan in Massachusetts also faced setbacks initially.

The prosecutor leading the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is asking a Connecticut court to stay an order by the Freedom of Information Commission to release 911 tapes from last year's shooting. The FOI commission last month ruled in favor of The Associated Press, which sought access to the recordings.

A former health care company accused of falsely billing the state Medicaid program for more than $5.5 million has been ordered to repay $3.3 million. The attorney general's office says a Middlesex Superior Court judge ordered the payment by Adlife Healthcare after a multiday hearing.

 

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