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3 hrs ago | Boston.com

Environmental Advisers to Patrick Administration Quit Over Climate Change Dispute

Three members of Governor Deval Patrick's environmental advisory committee have resigned over policies they claim hurt Massachusetts' goal of cutting greenhouse gases.

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7 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press

The operator of a whale watch boat that was stranded overnight off the coast of Massachusetts with 157 passengers says the vessel was in a restricted area when it became entangled in a mooring cable.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHDH

Patrick signs $1B convention center upgrade bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

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Baker, Fisher head debate doubleheader in Lowell on August 21

Republican gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher have agreed to meet in the Mill City for their first scheduled public debate on Thursday, Aug. 21. The Baker-Fisher forum is part of a debate doubleheader co-sponsored by The Sun and Middlesex Community College on Aug. 21. It will begin at 3 p.m. at MCC's Federal Building on East ... (more)

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Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers: Statehouse needs up to $40M in upgrades

On Tuesday, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said he's seeking up to $20 million to overhaul the 160-seat House chamber.

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Free Republic

Cape Cod rep on Deval Patrick remarks following Bourne meeting:...

Massachusetts Republicans have amped up their criticism of Gov. Deval Patrick's approach to potentially sheltering immigrant children in federal custody within Massachusetts, while the administration is seeking to quell the concerns of local officials.

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WWLP

House pushes legislation aimed at the Southfield redevelopment

With formal sessions this year set to end on Thursday, the House on Monday quietly advanced legislation aimed at facilitating the redevelopment of SouthField, a sprawling development at the old South Weymouth Naval Air Station.

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Related Topix: Weymouth, MA, South-Weymouth, MA, Abington, MA, Rockland, MA, US Governors

ABC15.com

Chicago willing to house 1K child migrants

With some communities across the nation fighting attempts to house some of the unaccompanied Central American kids detained at the border, President Obama got a dose of welcome news from one of his closest political allies.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Immigration Reform, Luis Gutierrez, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WHDH

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

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ABC News

Immigration Debate Roils Politics in ... Maine?

In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage

WWLP

Emotions on Beacon Hill running high over immigration debate

Emotions continue to run high over Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to temporarily house children who illegally crossed the border into the U.S., but Massachusetts is no closer to getting an answer from the Obama administration on whether the federal government plans to take the state up on its offer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, US Governors, Massachusetts, Family, Kids

Lowell Sun

Gants sees 'new generation of leadership' in courts

Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Ralph Gants, left, embraces Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, right, seconds after being sworn in by Patrick as chief justice during ceremonies at the John Adams Courthouse, Monday in Boston.

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Lowell Sun

Billerica rep, former top Patrick aide debate immigration

In a live televised discussion Sunday morning, former interim U.S. Sen. Mo Cowan and Rep. Marc Lombardo expressed starkly different takes on Gov. Deval Patrick's proposal to potentially use one of the state's military bases to house immigrant children.

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ABC 27

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, ripping roofs off homes, uprooting dozens of large trees and forcing businesses to close.

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Denver Post

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, ripping roofs off homes, uprooting dozens of large trees and forcing businesses to close.

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Coakley blasts Grossman over SuperPAC ad

The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is lashing out at rival Steve Grossman after an attack ad released by a SuperPAC supporting Grossman.

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Lowell Sun

Coakley blasts Grossman over SuperPAC ad

The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is lashing out at rival Steve Grossman after an attack ad released by a SuperPAC supporting Grossman.

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Fox News

Students catch school boss delivering graduation remarks borrowed from governor

A Boston area school superintendent is being docked a week's pay after he was caught giving a high school graduation speech that borrowed passages from remarks Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick gave to college students a few weeks earlier without attribution.

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Boston Herald

A decade of deadliness

Between 2004 and 2013, Boston had two police commissioners and a slew of policy strategies, initiatives and rollouts of new technology - many spurred by shocking slayings that seized the public's attention.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston Herald

Robichaud: Deval Patrick continues to be tone-deaf to the taxpayers

Gov. Deval Patrick should have been able to hear all the way out in the Berkshires the protest of 8,000 to 10,000 of his constituents.

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