Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service.

Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Please submit stories below no later than 6 p.m. local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly. Questions?

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GANG BUSTUP – Framingham’s KST gang indicted on federal drug charges. They used myspace to recruit members and intimidate witnesses. In all, 20 were indicted today on cocaine charges. They dealt more than a kilo of cocaine out of Framingham a week.
METROWEST DAILY NEWS, Miller, 18 inches, 6 p.m. Early version on MW Web site
Photos: mug shots
With sidebar charticle chronicling their crime wave in Framingham

HUDSON VISIT TONIGHT - President of Portugal visiting Hudson tonight at Portuguese Club so should be filed by 11 p.m.
METROWEST DAILY NEWS, Athas, 15 inches, NOT UNTIL 11 p.m.
FALL RIVER PREPARES -  Fall River’s baking up the Cod and sprucing up the Gates of the City in preparation for the president of Portugal’s visit on Friday.
HERALD NEWS, Welker, 20 inches, 8 p.m.
Photos: of preparations

CAT POWER - Cat attacks pit bull in Brockton. Pit bull is on antibiotics.
ENTERPRISE, Peter, / Peter, Marc pics

PROM DRESS DRIVE - Prom season may be over, but Carey Zigouras is hoping someone wears one of her  dresses next year. The 23- year-old Brockton native and Wareham resident donated her once-worn special occasion dresses for a Prom Dress Drive to be held Saturday at the Cup of the Bay coffee shop on West Central Avenue.
ENTERPRISE, Kelly, 15 inches 6 p.m.
With photos

SALUTATORIAN RIPPED OFF – Weymouth student learns – from a voice mail after graduation – that he was second in his class and was rightfully the salutatorian.
WEYMOUTH NEWS, Ed Baker, 15 inches, no on wire service


MICROFLUIDICS - Microfluidics Corp. opening a new technology center at its Newton headquarters. The company makes machines that firms use to develop drugs, food, personal care products, etc. They have a new machine coming out soon that could help researchers develop difficult-to-formulate drugs...
METROWEST DAILY NEWS, Turner, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
With photos.


EDITORIAL --  Drop out of Electoral College.  It's time to fix a mistake made 220 years ago that by some historical accounts, was never intended to last as long as it did anyway.
PATRIOT LEDGER posted now on wire service




THE FRAY – Preview of Tweeter Center concert.
NORWICH BULLETIN, Nancy Hall, 12 inches filed on wire now

DOWN THE CAPE – Weekly feature of top 10 events
On the wire now with feature photo

MOVIE REVIEWS from Patriot Ledger BOTH ON WIRE BY 5 p.m. under
-- Evan Almighty
-- A Mighty Heart and music story on

MUSIC PIECE  on Three Day Threshold

REVIEW of Riverdance ON WIRE BY 5 p.m. under