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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
About 1.3 million Americans will lose benefits if lawmakers don't act. Millions more will not secure benefits if they exhaust their initial 26 weeks of unemployment insurance.
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5 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com
The election of Massachusetts' next governor won't happen until next November, but candidates for the state's top political office are already busily stockpiling money.
9 hrs ago | jdsupra.com
In the recent decision in Aleo v. SLB Toys USA, Inc., 466 Mass. 398 , the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that an $18 million punitive damages award based on gross negligence was not grossly excessive or violative of due process.
The study, released on Thursday, was conducted by the consulting firm Stax and supported by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston.
Vermont authorities say two Massachusetts men are being sought for burglary, aggravated assault with a weapon and assault and robbery with a weapon in connection with a Burlington home invasion.
Secretary of State William Galvin says a count has determined that casino foes collected enough certified signatures to continue pursuing a proposed ballot question that would repeal the state's 2011 gambling law.
United Way of Central Massachusetts announced yesterday the results of the 2013 Fuller Foundation Small Capital Grants.
There are things that just don't add up. But sometimes, once they've been established, once they've come to be a sort of commonplace, they just are.
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
In conjunction with the release of a preliminary report describing an initiative by the Registration, Inspections, Compliance and Examinations Section of the Massachusetts Securities Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth to examine advisers that registered with the Commonwealth as a result of the Dodd-Frank Act , the Division ... (more)
A virtual ICU, with one specialist doctor and three critical care nurses serving 150 patients, can improve survival by 26 percent over a traditional ICU.
The head of the Massachusetts gambling commission is withdrawing from a crucial review of the land deal for a proposed casino in Everett because he is a longtime friend and former business partner of one of site's owners.
Companies with ties to Israel have become a significant force in Massachusetts, nearly tripling their revenues over the past four years and employing roughly 6,700, according to a new study released Thursday.
State Representative Eugene L. O'Flaherty joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass legislation that establishes early voting for presidential elections and provides resources to local officials and residents to make the voting process more efficient.
But this time it's especially upsetting because this is a special election -- next Tuesday, Dec. 10 -- against a particularly odious radical Democrat.
A Massachusetts teen has been indicted on charges of murder, aggravated rape in connection with the death of his Algebra teacher.