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2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Madeleine M. Stout, left, of Brookline and her mother, Michelle A. Graveline, display a photo of Madeleine at 8 months old while at Mrs. Graveline's house in Westboro.
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5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition has been awarded one of four 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes for exceptional immigrant integration initiatives.
9 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
The warning resounded through the 2012 presidential campaign. Massachusetts' groundbreaking health reform, Republican nominee Mitt Romney said, would never work for the country as a whole.
13 hrs ago | MTA Today
MTA President Paul Toner applauded educators for the "remarkable achievement" of their students, who scored top in the country in reading and math for the fifth consecutive time.
Voters in the 5th Congressional District are heading to the polls this week to decide the latest in a string of special elections in Massachusetts.
Thanks so much to Babson President, Dr. Kerry Healy to come by my "I'm Not Delusional" show and give a talk to The Babson Miami Alumni chapter, their second largest chapter after Boston.
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.
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.
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)