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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | FishBowl

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)

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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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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16 hrs ago | 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.

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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 .

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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.

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Sunherald.com

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.

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

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: Chicopee, MA, Prison, US Governors

Boston.com

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.

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Boston.com

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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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

Boston.com

MBTA unveils ad campaign for - upskirting' ban

"We want to alert passengers that this is a crime and if they see it, they should report it," Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan said.

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Patch.com

Grossman, GOAL's Wallace Debate Guns

The head of the state's largest gun ownership rights organization and a Democratic candidate for governor faced off outside the Statehouse in Boston on April 17, to debate gun policy.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Boston Herald

Patrick names Gants state's chief justice

Gov. Deval Patrick is elevating Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants to serve as chief justice of the state's highest court.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Avellone: I have record to create jobs

From creating jobs to lowering health-care costs, Democratic governor candidate Joe Avellone emphasized on Wednesday he's the only candidate with the complete package to address the critical issues in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, US Governors, Wellesley, MA, Waltham, MA, Billerica, MA

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA gives vets a place of their own the Veterans Resource Center

A new space at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts aims to give more support to a fast-growing student population -- veterans.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Marketing, US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: Patrick shot down

And make no mistake, that's exactly what Gov. Deval Patrick was trying to do with his ridiculous ban on the painkiller Zohydro.

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