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Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally in Massachusetts
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) _ Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is planning a campaign stop in Massachusetts.
The Vermont senator will hold a rally on Monday at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Sanders campaign officials say he plans to discuss a range of issues, including eliminating …
Amherst Must Stand But “Redskins” An Outrage?
When a sports team chooses a name for the franchise, they usually pick something or someone that demands respect. For New England, the Patriots are a logical choice. The New York Yankees choice had purpose and so does too, the name of the Washington Redskins...
State Senate To Consider New Rules For Transparency
The state Senate is considering a proposed set of rules for the 2015-2016 session that includes efforts to improve transparency.
The new rules, set for a vote on Wednesday, would require the Senate to make a list of bills available to the public two days before any meeting scheduled to consider those…
UMass Panel Votes To Freeze Tuition And Fees
A University of Massachusetts panel has approved a freeze on tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduate students for the 2014-15 academic year.
The unanimous vote Wednesday by the UMass Board of Trustees' finance committee likely paves the way for a second consecutive year without tui…
Sexual Assault Probe Targets Massachusetts Schools
Six Massachusetts schools are on a list released by the federal Education Department of 55 colleges from across the nation facing investigations over their handling of sexual abuse complaints
The list released Thursday includes Amherst College, Boston University, Emerson College, Harvard College, Har…

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