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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.
John Cook is one of the Massachusetts Republican Party's rare recent success stories: Unlike the candidates he has worked for, he keeps on winning.
Via Dave Weigel , this is this is like Ted Cruz telling an audience of tea partiers that raising taxes isn't such a bad idea after all.
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses.
Bryce Dion, a Massachusetts native and an audio supervisor for the television show "Cops," was shot and killed by police gunfire during a shootout with a suspect in Nebraska.
William Delahunt, the president of Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts and a former US Representative for Massachusetts' 10th District, is suing state medical marijuana regulators after they revoked three dispensary licenses they originally granted to his company, The Boston Globe reports .
Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.,March 15, 2013.
A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.
The operations of the Massachusetts National Guard would be modernized to include explicit authority to address homeland security threats and new protections against discrimination, under legislation that reached Gov. Deval Patrick's desk this week.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:20 pm
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