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3 hrs ago | JD Supra

SJC Issues Decision Concerning Recovery of Lost Profits Damages in Commercial Litigation

In a noteworthy recent decision addressing the parameters of damages in commercial litigation, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed an order excluding expert testimony concerning future lost profits damages relating to "yet-to-be conceived future products."

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7 hrs ago | Boston.com

Mass. gubernatorial candidates jump into debate over Real ID

The state's gubenatorial candidates on Tuesday blamed policymakers in both Washington and Massachusetts for a federal law that bans state residents from entering some federal buildings.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Portable classrooms to be used for temporary police station

The current state and future of the Dartmouth police station was discussed at the Select Board meeting on Monday, as board members moved to find a more "permanent" temporary solution for the station that has been displaced for almost six months now.

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SFGate

Massachusetts sued for denying medical pot permit

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Brighton (Boston, MA), Marijuana, Science / Technology

Politico

Romney: 'Circumstances can change'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has repeatedly said he is not planning to run for president in 2016 but acknowledged Tuesday "circumstances can change."

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Hill

Feds pick first CEO for HealthCare.gov

ObamaCare's once-troubled federal insurance marketplace will gain a new leader ahead of the next enrollment period, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Healthcare Law, Law, Massachusetts

Boston.com

Mass. GOP Governor Candidates Square Off in Debate

Republican gubenatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher squared off in a debate at The Boston Globe, just two weeks ahead of the Massachusetts primary election.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, US News, Illegal Immigration, Tea Party

The Hill

Scott Brown says climate change is not proven

New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown said man-made climate change has not been proven, a stance that an environmental group said is a flip-flop.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Study: Mass. Women Face Big Earnings Gap

WalletHub ranked each state in terms of women's equality. Massachusetts came in at No.

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New York Daily News

Great white shark evacuates Massachusetts beach

This 15-foot great white shark caused the evacuation of hundreds of beachgoers along Duxbury's coast Monday after it was spotted swimming approximately 54 to 100 yards from shore.

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Boston.com

Can Medical Marijuana Reduce the Opioid Abuse Epidemic?

The percentage of patients who receive opioid prescriptions to treat noncancer pain has almost doubled in the past decade, but the number of overdose-related deaths for women have increased five times as much, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Boston.com

Poll finds Mass. Democrats would back Clinton over Warren

More than three times as many Massachusetts Democrats would vote for Hillary Clinton if she ran for president in 2016 than would back the state's senior senator, Elizabeth Warren, according to a poll released Monday by Suffolk University and The Boston Herald.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton

CBS Local

Mass. Gas Prices Fall 2 Cents In Week, 13 Cents In Month

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped another 2 cents, and has now fallen 13 cents in the past month.

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Boston.com

Miley Cyrus' VMA-Acceptance Speech on Homeless Youth Hits Hard in Mass.

On Sunday night, Miley Cyrus made headlines yet again for something unusual she did at MTV's Video Music Awards.

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Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to Know for Today

The father of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Missouri, sends out a plea for peace as he lays his son to rest.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Washington Post

The country's sinking climate debate

By the late 1990s, big U.S. businesses were beginning to accept that greenhouse gases must be wrung out of the economy.

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Related Topix: US News, Global Warming, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Boston.com

Peter Theo Curtis, journalist from Mass. who was held in Syria, is freed

An American held hostage in Syria by an al-Qaida-linked group has been released after about two years, the Obama administration and a relative confirmed Sunday, days after militants had beheaded a U.S. journalist abducted while covering that country's civil war.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Massachusetts, Israel, World News, Middle East

Norwalk Citizen News

Ryan says he's weighing possible White House run

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, , right and his former vice presidential running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrive for a dinner at the Union Club where Romney will interview Ryan's about Ryan's new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea."

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SouthCoastToday.com

Bob Unger: Vote for the government you want

Having lived and worked in among the most liberal of places and the most conservative , I have grown accustomed to all sorts of viewpoints.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Concord Monitor

Some growers win, some lose in Market Basket tiff

From farmers markets teeming with new customers in New Hampshire to a Massachusetts flower grower desperately seeking new buyers for tens of thousands of mums, fallout from the Market Basket stalemate has been a mixed bag.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Agriculture, Science

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