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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Rhode Island Republican gubernatorial candidates have picked up big endorsements, one from the party's 2010 nominee for the office and the other from a previous nominee for president.
7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
While consumers saw their health insurance premiums and benefit levels stabilize in 2013, overall state spending on health care in Massachusetts climbed to over $50 billion and efforts to move away from fee-for-service care "stalled," according to a new report.
9 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
Former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen, who has a financial relationship with Gov. Scott Walker, is using his Washington Post column to lavish praise on the Wisconsin Republican and help position him for a 2016 presidential run.
11 hrs ago | Patch.com
Health care costs every man, woman and child in Massachusetts on average $7,550 per year, according to a landmark report.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy and humid with lows in the upper 60s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Workers across the state are looking forward to bigger paychecks in the coming years.
Massachusetts residents should anticipate a flood of political ads in the final days before the Sept.
Tonight will be mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid 50s and there will be northeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
A federal waiver critical to the efforts in Massachusetts to pursue universal health care coverage, rein in cost increases, and deploy payment delivery reform is hung up in secret talks between outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick's administration and the Obama administration.
A Massachusetts mayor claims the public school district in her town was forced to register possibly undocumented migrants who were clearly adults but were forbidden by the federal government from verifying their ages.
If you're among the motorists who entered for a chance to get one of those rare low-number license plates, the Registry of Motor Vehicles says you'll find out if you're a winner next month.
An amnesty program in Massachusetts is set to begin on Labor Day, lasting two months and giving delinquent taxpayers and businesses the chance to avoid penalties if they fully pay outstanding tax liabilities by 5 p.m. on Halloween.
Backtalk in The Sun on Aug. 26 cries "Road Warning" because the author pays "$3,000 insurance while some ride freely on two-wheels in mainstream traffic."
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the chairman of the U.S. House Budget Committee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012, is increasingly thinking about running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 -- and drawing fire from a prominent Florida Democrat.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:42 pm
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