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Bill Proposes Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers
A push is on to require that tipped workers in Massachusetts be paid at least the minimum wage.
Meetings Planned for Feedback on Scallop Fishery
Federal fishing managers are holding a series of meetings to gather feedback about potential changes to the Atlantic ocean scallop fishery.
D.A. Quinn to Request Michelle Carter Begin Serving Prison Time
A prosecutors' office says it will ask the trial court to impose the jail sentence for a woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself.
Mass. State Police to Test Wearing Body Cameras
The head of Massachusetts State Police says about 100 troopers will test body cameras over the next six months.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Seek More Funding to Curb Smoking
Advocates urge more spending on education and prevention.
Four Women Receive $675,000 Settlement
They alleged sexual misconduct by a manager at Atlantic Capes Fisheries In Fall River.
Gov. Baker Will Visit Boston Mosque On Friday
The visit will be the first for a Republican Governor in Mass.
Gov’t Shutdown Still Impacting Fishing Industry
The administrator of a federal fisheries office says the government is behind schedule on actions related to oceans management because of the long shutdown.
Baker’s Plan Would Tax Makers Of Opioid Medications
If approved, the tax could generate up to $14 million for treatment programs.
Settlements Reached in Two Clergy Sex Abuse Cases on Cape Cod
Two men who alleged they were sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest have each received $200,000 settlements.