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4 hrs ago | ABA Journal
"The man who represents himself has a fool for a client." It's one of the justice system's oldest maxims.
8 hrs ago | Boston.com
Governor Deval Patrick today signed a bill that tightens security regulations regarding protests and demonstrations at abortion clinics in Massachusetts.
9 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston
The state economy grew at an estimated annual rate of 4.9 percent from April to June, topping the nation's 4 percent expansion over the same period, according to two reports out Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | KDWN
Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.
In Coakley's 2010 race for U.S. Senate, she was up against then-state Sen. Scott Brown, who was more than willing to attack her, and usually got only a tepid response.
Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, carried Wyoming better than two-to-one in his loss to President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election.
Wegmans Food Markets says it plans to add 10 stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions over the next year or two.
Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.
Former Mass. probation commissioner John O'Brien was convicted of counts of mail fraud, racketeering, and conspiracy, but Boston Mayor Marty Walsh disagrees.
A new report on spending by millennials - those ages 18 to 35 - finds that Massachusetts millennials rank No.
Scott Brown's much anticipated Granite State brawl with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has turned out to be more of a Granite State bust.
Incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has high hopes for the GOP come November, predicting a two to 12 seat gain in the House and an 80 percent chance of the Senate flipping.
Forecasters say more powerful thunderstorms with strong winds and heavy rain could affect portions of Massachusetts, even as the region cleans up from the latest round of severe storms.
After the U.S. Supreme Court's 9-0 McCullen v. Coakley ruling struck down Massachusetts's abortion center "buffer zone" law in June, the state legislature rushed another, slightly watered-down version through the House last week.
The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is lashing out at rival Steve Grossman after an attack ad released by a SuperPAC supporting Grossman.
Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney would win the popular vote if a rematch of the 2012 election against President Obama were held today, a CNN/ORC poll has revealed.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 05:01 pm
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