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1 hr ago | Slate Magazine
The political world, for Elizabeth Warren, is a Lewis Carroll derp-o-sphere where no one can focus on what matters.
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5 hrs ago | MassLive.com
Young Min Moon, associate professor of studio art at the University of Massachusetts , said winning a Guggenheim fellowship is "a form of honor."
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
Every day, police solve crimes in all our communities. But when suspects get away, Massachusetts law enforcement officers turn to the public for help.
12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
One might suppose, when we have an African-American in the White House, that the dark days of racism are behind us.
13 hrs ago | Go Local
Last week, I reported on the unjust treatment which young Justina Pelletier and family were enduring, first from Boston Children's Hospital, then the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families On April 14, the Pelletier parents filed an emergency petition with the Massachusetts Supreme Court demanding custody of their daughter.
Preliminary estimates show Massachusetts gained more than 8,000 jobs in March while the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent from 6.5 percent the previous month, the state office of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday.
Hungry AND want to support a good cause? On April 29, Share Our Strength will put on its 26th annual Taste of the Nation event at Cruiseport Boston, featuring over 60 of Boston's top chefs, including Honorary Chefs Jody Adams, Joanne Chang, Gordon Hamersley, Andy Husbands and Tony Maws, in order to raise money to help end childhood hunger.
MGM Resorts, the gaming operator expected to be awarded the first Massachusetts casino license by the end of May, asked gaming regulators Thursday to mitigate "the massive financial risk" it would face in launching a project that a ballot initiative could sink.
The head of the state's largest gun ownership rights organization and a Democratic candidate for governor faced off outside the Statehouse in Boston on April 17, to debate gun policy.
The whole idea of listening to one's enemies may be a new idea to the hecklers at UMass, who apparently knew all they needed to about Ashcroft's remarks before he began his speech.
Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act .
Children of all Massachusetts first responders killed in the line of duty would be eligible to attend a public college or university for free, under a bill expected to pass in the Senate Thursday.
Next week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's much-anticipated book, "A Fighting Chance," will be released, promising to further stir speculation about the rising Democratic star's political ambition.
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UMass Memorial Medical Center will shed more than 100 full-time jobs, including over 50 nursing jobs on two Worcester campuses, in the latest restructuring move at a health care system that is the largest employer in central Massachusetts, the hospital said Wednesday.
Democratic candidate for Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey reiterated her opposition to casino gambling on Wednesday during a campaign swing in Springfield, saying she can't support an industry that preys on individuals and a holds a business philosophy where "the house always wins."
Everett may buy land earmarked for a proposed casino after a current co-owner refused to sign a statement required by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.