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3 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.
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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Mass. upskirt photos are legal, that is what the Massachusetts highest court ruled today and that ruling soon saw jaws dropping around the nation.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
Massachusetts gained more than 55,000 jobs in 2013, the largest calendar year increase since 2000, state officials reported Thursday.
16 hrs ago | WGBH
A state law aimed at peeping Toms does not apply to someone who snaps "upskirt photos," the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has ruled in a decision that's grabbing attention across the nation.
20 hrs ago | Boston.com
The Boston public school system, as it prepared to make condoms available to students at all its high schools last fall, received what seemed like the perfect donation from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: 40,000 free condoms.
The state's highest court says 'upskirting,' the practice of secretly photographing under a woman's skirt, is not prohibited by state law.
It could be made a crime, but the state's high court says that the state "peeping Tom photographer" statute just doesn't cover it.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley talks last month with Bob Shieffer on "Face the Nation" on CBS.
A chemist who admitted faking test results in criminal cases was the "sole bad actor" in a scandal that forced the shutdown of a state drug lab in Boston, but the facility also was plagued by management failures, inadequate training and a lack of protocols, a report released Tuesday found.
A former official at an agency for special needs children has admitted violating the Massachusetts conflict-of-interest law and has paid a $2,000 fine.
The Massachusetts-based Cumberland Farms convenience store chain has reached an agreement to sell more than two dozen stores in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
A Massachusetts man charged with murder in the 2011 killings of his sister, his mother and his mother's boyfriend has again been found incompetent to stand trial.
An investigation has found a rash of problems at a Massachusetts drug lab that was closed after a chemist admitted faking test results in criminal cases, throwing the state's legal system into turmoil.
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority will host a summit on customer data theft prevention to discuss trends affecting the efforts of businesses to protect the credit cards and data of their customers.
The Cape Cod National Seashore, one of more than a dozen national parks in Massachusetts, accounted for nearly one-third of those visitors.
Love it or hate it, the Mass. Bay Transportation Authority affects nearly everyone in greater Boston - and it's in crisis.