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44 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: Electing justices

Governor Deval Patrick's nomination of Justice Ralph D. Gants to succeed the retiring Roderick L. Ireland as chief justice of the state Supreme Court offers a reminder that when voters elect a governor, as they will this year, they may also be in effect electing justices to the state's highest court.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court, George Bush, Opinion

12 hrs ago |

Editorial: Chief Justice Roderick Ireland provides outstanding leadership

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, who must retire this year, according to state law, has been an outstanding leader in his post on the highest court in the commonwealth.


Related Topix: US Governors, Springfield, MA, Opinion

18 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

This Week in Biotech: Diabetes Patients Chalk Up 2 Impressive Victories

With the SPDR S&P Biotech Index up 23% over the trailing-12-month period , it's evident that investment dollars are willingly flowing into the biotech sector.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

22 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Child's dad distraught over news

BROKEN HEARTS: Bonnie White of Shirley lights candles at a makeshift memorial as her daughter Alyssa, 5, looks on before a candlelight vigil for Jeremiah Oliver in Fitchburg last night.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Hunt for a new approach to addiction

Gov. Patrick's recent declaration of a public health emergency in recognition that "we have right now an opiate epidemic" is indeed laudable, but late.


Related Topix: US Governors, Drugs, Prison, Marijuana, Opinion

USA Today

Ukraine crisis to headline Sunday talk shows

The unfolding crisis in Ukraine and the chances of a Republican takeover of the Senate this November will dominate discussion on the Sunday network talk shows.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, US Governors, Media, Television, FOX News Network

National Public Radio

Governor: Closing Boston Amid Bomber Hunt 'Tough'

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made.


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Weekend Show Preview, 4.18 - 4.20

CBS's "Face the Nation" : Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Gov. Deval Patrick , TIME 's Michael Duffy , WaPo 's David Ignatius , Peggy Noonan from WSJ , John Dickerson of CBS, more guests possible "Fox News Sunday" : Russian Ambassador to US Sergey Kislyak, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, George Will , Rana Foroohar of TIME , WaPo 's Robert Costa , Evan Bayh, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Martin O'Malley

Boston Herald

Patrick calls for 'cooling-off period' on Boston casino negotiations

Gov. Deval Patrick said today he sometimes wishes the state Gaming Commission would just "start over" the way it has handled discussions with the city of Boston, the day after Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh called on gaming chair Stephen Crosby to recuse himself - throwing another wrench in the long-running casino approval process.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, US Governors, Everett, MA, Revere, MA, Opinion

WTVF Nashville

Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Worcester, MA, Fitchburg, MA, US Governors, Worcester County, MA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lowell Sun

Legislature sends $12.7B transportation finance bill to Gov. Patrick

The Massachusetts Legislature today to enact a $12.766 billion transportation finance bill to bolster the state's transportation systems, improve existing infrastructure and assist Massachusetts' communities in funding local projects.


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WBUR-AM Boston

Poll: 83 Percent Still Back Marathon Manhunt Shelter-In-Place

Days after the Boston area was effectively locked down during the search for the surviving marathon bombing suspect, 91 percent of Massachusetts residents said they supported authorities' manhunt shelter-in-place request, a poll conducted at the time found .


Related Topix: US Governors, Watertown, MA

The Lebanon Daily News

Prosecutor: Body fits description of missing boy

A child's body found off a highway in central Massachusetts on Friday matches the height and weight of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for seven months, and whose disappearance led to calls for changes in the state's child welfare agency, authorities said.


Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fitchburg, MA, US Governors

Prosecutor: Body fits description of missing boy

Massachusetts State Police stand along Interstate 190 where police said a child's body was found Friday, April 18, 2014, near Sterling, Mass.


Related Topix: Sterling, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Worcester County, MA, Law, Fitchburg, MA, US Governors

Dina Rudick /Globe staff magazineTaking the shackles off pregnant prisoners

WHEN HER LABOR STARTED in the middle of the night, Benidalys Rivera's contractions were painful and regularly three minutes apart.


Related Topix: Chicopee, MA, Prison, US Governors

Governor Patrick criticizes radio station shutdown

Governor Deval Patrick today sharply criticized federal agents for shutting down an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall and said he tried to dissuade them from raiding the station that bills itself as the fabric of the black community.


Related Topix: US Governors, African-American

Governor Patrick Critical of Feds for Terminating Boston Radio Station

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Governor Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Sentinel & Enterprise

Peter Lucas: Walsh could play king or queen maker

Watch for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the new kid on the block, to carve out a major role for himself at the upcoming Democrat Party nominating convention in June.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Governors, Opinion

Will common sense prevail with drugs in Boston?

An ad for medical marijuana is airing on TV in states where it is legal and not everyone is happy about it.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.


Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, US Governors, Peter Shumlin