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Mass. Gas Prices Climb 12-Cents Per Gallon

The rising price of crude oil as well as the increased costs of refining summer blends has sent Massachusetts gasoline prices soaring.

AAA Northeast announced Monday that its weekly survey found that the average price of self-serve, regular in the Bay State is up 12 cents per gallon in the past week to $2

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KG Urban Proposes June 23rd As Date For Casino Referendum

New Bedford is one step closer to a referendum on the Host City Agreement that would establish a waterfront casino in the city.

Developer KG Urban Enterprises is recommending a date of June 23rd for that city-wide vote

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Photo by Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Baker Faces Weather and Budget Challenges During First 100 Days

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he accomplished many of the goals he set for his first 100 days in office despite having to deal with a winter of record-setting snow.

The Republican pointed to the bipartisan team he named to lead his administration, steps taken to balance the state's budget and a strengthening of the state's relationship with cities and towns

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Protesters Urge $15 Per Hour For Nation’s Lowest Paid Workers

(Associated Press) - Backers of a drive to hike wages for the nation's lowest paid workers to at least $15 per hour are holding a series of events in Boston.

Several hundred people, including college students, fast-food restaurant employees and other workers gathered for a rally on Tuesday afternoon at Forsyth Park near Northeastern University

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Gisele Bundchen in Paris, 2014 / Getty Images

Gisele Bundchen Retiring From Runway

Gisele Bundchen is officially retiring from the runway.  The model and wife of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is saying goodbye to the catwalk and will instead focus on editorial work.

"Yahoo News" is reporting she said her body "asked to stop

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Gas Prices Inch Up In Massachusetts

A gallon of gas in Massachusetts has inched up a penny in the past week, but remains a nickel below the national average.

AAA Northeast reports Monday that the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular is up to $2

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Dan McCready/TSM

Report Finds Gender Gap Contributes To Number Of Women In Poverty

Studies show that about half the households in New Bedford and Fall River are lead by single mothers and half of those single mothers are living in poverty.

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Pink Tax [VIDEO]

Business Insider reported on this video about gender discriminatory pricing. Have you ever noticed how a "woman's product" costs more than a "man's product," even though they're basically the same exact thing?

It's called gender-based pricing, but we know it as t

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Update: UMass Trustees Okay Wage Increases For Union Employees

Negotiated raises will be paid to members of four employee unions at UMass Dartmouth, ending a stalemate that had lasted for months.

The UMass Board of Trustees authorized the payments Wednesday at a meeting in Worcester

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Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM
Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM

Informational Picketing Planned At UMass Dartmouth

Members of four labor unions at UMass Dartmouth will stage an informational picket Saturday at the University. That's on a day when parents and prospective students are scheduled to visit the campus

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