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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Baker Names Thomas Quinn Permanent D-A

Gov. Charlie Baker has appointed Thomas Quinn as Bristol County district attorney, putting to rest questions that had been raised in recent days about Quinn's future.

The Republican governor announced Thursday that Quinn will serve until the next election in November 2016

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(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Ohio Man Charged With Plotting Attack On U.S. Capitol

Federal prosecutors say an Ohio man has been arrested in a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside the building.

A criminal complaint charges 20-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township, with attempting to kill officers and employees of the United States

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Gov. Moves To Clarify Status Of DA

Gov. Charlie Baker is clarifying the status of acting Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn, whose office is prosecuting the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Members Of Congress Getting Wealthier

Americans might be struggling to recover from the Great Recession, but Congress is getting wealthier every year.

Research released Monday by the Center for Responsive Politics shows the median net worth of lawmakers was more than one-million dollars in 2013

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New Law Makes It Easier To Postpone Town Meetings

Town meeting moderators have been given broader powers to postpone the gatherings because of severe weather or other public safety emergencies.

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Montigny Supports Gov. Baker’s Plans To Reduce Deficit

Governor Charlie Baker has only served one full day in office, but is already working to cut the state's budget deficit that could amount to over $500 million.

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Photo by John Blanding/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Blanding/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

US Rep. Seth Moulton Named To House Armed Services Committee

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton has won a seat on the House Armed Services Committee.

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Retired General David Pertraeus / Getty Images
Retired General David Pertraeus / Getty Images

Federal Prosecutors Recommend Charging General Petraeus

Federal prosecutors are recommending bringing charges against retired General David Petraeus for leaking classified information.

"The New York Times" reports the proposal comes after a Justice Department investigation into an affair Petraeus had with an Army Reserve Officer while he was director of the CIA

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Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Boston Selected To Submit Bid For 2024 Summer Olympics

The Athens of America will get a chance to bid for the Olympics.

The USOC picked Boston on Thursday as its bid city for the 2024 Summer Games. The city will be presented to the International Olympic Committee for a vote in 2017

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Mass. Governor Charlie Baker / Getty Images
Mass. Governor Charlie Baker / Getty Images

Charlie Baker Sworn-In As 72nd Governor Of Massachusetts

Charles Duane ``Charlie'' Baker has taken his oath of office as governor, becoming Massachusetts' 72nd chief executive while warning that some of the state's toughest challenges have been put aside or ignored

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