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3 hrs ago | Boston.com
John Cook is one of the Massachusetts Republican Party's rare recent success stories: Unlike the candidates he has worked for, he keeps on winning.
6 hrs ago | Hot Air
Via Dave Weigel , this is this is like Ted Cruz telling an audience of tea partiers that raising taxes isn't such a bad idea after all.
7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses.
10 hrs ago | Boston.com
Bryce Dion, a Massachusetts native and an audio supervisor for the television show "Cops," was shot and killed by police gunfire during a shootout with a suspect in Nebraska.
14 hrs ago | Boston.com
William Delahunt, the president of Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts and a former US Representative for Massachusetts' 10th District, is suing state medical marijuana regulators after they revoked three dispensary licenses they originally granted to his company, The Boston Globe reports .
14 hrs ago | CBS News
Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.,March 15, 2013.
17 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston
A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.
18 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
The operations of the Massachusetts National Guard would be modernized to include explicit authority to address homeland security threats and new protections against discrimination, under legislation that reached Gov. Deval Patrick's desk this week.
"The aircraft is safely on the ground in Boston and there are no reports of injuries," authorities said in a statement.
Medical marijuana is legal in Massachusetts with a doctor's prescription, but federal law says marijuana for any use is illegal.
Massachusetts State Police evacuate a beach in Marshfield after reports of a shark sighting, but it turns out to be a sunfish.
An Air Force fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, shaking the ground and frightening residents, and officials said the pilot's fate was unknown.
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."
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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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has repeatedly said he is not planning to run for president in 2016 but acknowledged Tuesday "circumstances can change."
ObamaCare's once-troubled federal insurance marketplace will gain a new leader ahead of the next enrollment period, federal health officials announced Tuesday.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:05 pm
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