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7 hrs ago | Boston.com
A new report by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting finds that the risk of sudden infant death doubles in households monitored by state social workers.
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14 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Since Dr. Don Berwick announced his candidacy for the Dem nomination for Governor of MA, he's been saying that we need to be the kind of community that if you see a car broken down by the side of the road, you roll up your sleeves and you help: "Today, too many of our leaders just drive on by."
18 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 123, Section 35 permits the court to involuntarily commit to an inpatient substance abuse treatment someone whose alcohol or drug use puts themselves or others at risk.
23 hrs ago | MassLive.com
In the bottom right-hand corner of a Massachusetts driver's license, a small heart signifies whether a resident is a registered organ donor or not.
The left and middle lanes of the MassPike Eastbound have reopened after all lanes were shut down when a car caught fire near the Prudential Tunnel exit, according to Massachusetts State Police.
Wow. A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II .
Governor Deval Patrick, seated, signs into law an enhancement to the 2010 anti-bullying bill surrounded by colleagues On June 11, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick approved a new budget that funds LGBTQ homeless programs and services for youth.
Here we go again. Another poll adding to the feeding frenzy over a possible third Mitt Romney run for the White House.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced today that West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito in Massachusetts for the first time this year.
The former chairman of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has written a letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie urging him to reconsider his plan to withdraw the state from the emissions-reduction program.
Massachusetts House lawmakers approved a sweeping bill Wednesday designed to tighten the state's gun laws.
An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children.
In this Oct. 25, 2012 file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after Portman introduced Romney at a campaign stop at defense contractor Jet Machine in Cincinnati.
An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.
So yesterday, gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker had this to say regarding the Supreme Court's ruling on the Hobby Lobby case: "What I care about is Massachusetts, and in Massachusetts it doesn't change a thing," Baker said Wednesday.
The State of Massachusetts is awarding $23 million to 61 hospitals and community health centers across the state to help them establish integrated delivery systems that provide more effective and cost-efficient care to patients in need.
Authorities say four adults and three children have died in a fast-moving Massachusetts apartment fire, and nine others have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 09:18 pm
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