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2 hrs ago | WWLP
Hundreds have paid their respects and flags lined the streets of a central Massachusetts town to honor a paratrooper killed in Afghanistan. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports that Spc.
7 hrs ago | Washington Times
One of Mitt Romney 's biggest Wall Street backers predicted Monday that the former presidential candidate would run again in 2016 under certain conditions. SkyBridge Capital's Anthony Scaramucci said the former Massachusetts governor would run in 2016 if GOP favorites such as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush decline to run.
11 hrs ago | WWLP
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that more than half of adults in the U.S. are now single. The Martin Prosperity Institute studied that data , and discovered that among the 50 states, Massachusetts has some of the highest rates of unmarried people in the country.
17 hrs ago | NWAonline
Aided by fundraisers featuring former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more in contributions than Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross in August, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
18 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
QUESTION: A friend of mine told me if you don't use your food stamps on a regular basis that you could lose the balance on your card. I can't get out that often so when I do get to the store I buy enough to last me for awhile.
Supermarket chains are launching a television ad to try to persuade voters to reject a ballot question to expand Massachusetts' bottle deposit law. The ballot question would change the current nickel deposit to include bottled water and other non-carbonated beverages not included in the original law.
Is Republican Scott Brown tied with Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire? That's what a new poll from CNN/ORC International indicates. It's got the Granite State Senate race all locked up, 48 percent to 48 percent, with the election only seven weeks away.
"It's definitely beneficial to know that if you come to this school you do learn a lot of real world situations and a lot of skills that are going to help you," she said. A recent report shows that some 10,000 jobs a year will be open for the next 10 years in the state's manufacturing sector.
Former Sen. Scott Brown handed Democrat Martha Coakley her first stunning loss in the 2010 Senate race. Now, Charlie Baker, Massachusetts' GOP gubernatorial nominee, is hoping to beat her in the race to be the state's next governor.
Scaramucci, one of Romney's biggest backers on Wall Street during the 2012 race, predicted on Monday that Romney would ultimately end up running if other establishment favorites like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush , back out. "I don't think he's 100% made the decision," Scaramucci said in a Fox Business interview.
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Every day, police solve crimes in all our communities. But when suspects get away, Massachusetts law enforcement officers turn to the public for help.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says nearly 40 countries have agreed to contribute to a worldwide fight to defeat the militants before they gain more territory in Iraq and Syria. The extremist group earns more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.
Advocates for changing Massachusetts' personal income tax may have new fuel for their campaign, as a new national study suggests a more progressive income tax that requires wealthier individuals to pay higher tax rates could help states deal with revenue problems. Standard & Poor's, in a study released Monday, found that the improving fortunes of the nation's top earners corresponds with a decades-long slowdown in tax revenue growth among states.
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client. Dead infants in Mass.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles will open a new branch to customers in Boston's Haymarket on Monday. The new branch, according to MassDOT, was designed to improve efficiency and enhance customer privacy, and will also offer an E-ZPass Customer Service Center .
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:36 pm
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