Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com.

Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com. 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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News

GLOBAL WARMING AND MASS. - With release of major report on global warming and its impact on coastline, fishing industry, public health, etc., we cover the presser and get reax from science and health types.
MetroWest Daily News, Parietti, 15 inches, 6 p.m.

WILD TURKEY COUNT - Months ago MassWildlife asked Bay Staters to do their own census of wild turkeys. An update on progress of the bird.  How do people participate?
MetroWest Daily News, Hilliard, 15 inches, 6 p.m.

REALITY TV FLAP - Hopkinton selectmen debate whether a British reality TV crew had permission to film various things during the Marathon. Board dishes this to Marathon organizers.
MetroWest Daily News, Conn, 15 inches, 6 p.m.

SOX SINGLES - From "Sweet Caroline" to "Dirty Water," pop music at Red Sox home games has become part of the Fenway tradition.
The Enterprise, Stern 15 inches, on wire now

SHOOTING TRIAL - Closing arguments and verdict expected today in trial of man accused of shooting guy in head two summers ago in a fireworks transaction gone explosive.
Taunton Gazette, 15 inches, 6 p.m.

DRIVING WHILE INTEXTICATED - The perils of text messaging at the wheel.
Patriot Ledger, Demobsky, 18 inches, 6 p.m.
With photo

Business

ICE CREAM VENDOR – Taunton vending machine manufacturer gets $25 million venture backing. Machines are put together in Worcester.
Patriot Ledger, Melanson, 12 inches, on wire now

Opinions

EDITORIAL: MOVE NOW IN IRAQ - Don't wait for September to move toward Plan B in Iraq.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.

DEB GAUTHIER COLUMN: U.S. STATURE - Americans are losing their stature, bringing little joy
even to this short American.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.

Sports

TROY BROWN --  Veteran resigns with Patriots.
Patriot Ledger, McHugh, 6 inches, on wire now

Lifestyles/Features

GEEK WANTS TO BE MADE --  Hopkinton teen hopes to be remade by MTV reality show.
Milford Daily News, Herring, 15 inches, on wire now

BIG BUCK HUNTER -- Pub patrons are pumping all their spare change into this plastic-shotgun shoot-'em-up, which has become a Golden Tee for the hunting set (or those who find such a game ironically funny.)
The Patriot Ledger, Gerdeman, 25 inches, on wire now
Some screen shots here.

HARRY POTTER PHOTO ILLUSTRATION – Book release coming …
Norwich Bulletin, Aaron Flaum, on wire now