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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.
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.
WalletHub ranked each state in terms of women's equality. Massachusetts came in at No.
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.
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.
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.
The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped another 2 cents, and has now fallen 13 cents in the past month.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 04:33 am
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