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Coakley Releases Report On “Human Trafficking” In Mass.

A report says Massachusetts needs to provide more safe houses and other services for victims of human trafficking as part of a comprehensive plan to address the sex trade.
 
    A 19-member human trafficking task force created under a 2011 law that increased penalties for human trafficking released its findings on Monday

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Mitchell Supports Changes To State’s Wiretap Law

 

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this week, testifying in support of changes to the state's wiretap laws. 

Speaking on his weekly program on WBSM, the Mayor said the current laws on the books were written in the 1960's to combat organized crime, and there's some question whether wiretaps can be used today on the cell phones of suspected drug dealers. 

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Boston Man Charged With Making False Claim To Bombing Fund

A Boston man has been arrested after allegedly making a fake claim of nearly $2.2 million to the main compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims.

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Mitchell, Coakley Urge Federal Court To Approve AVX Settlement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is joining the Attorney General and AVX Corporation in asking a Federal Court to approve a $366 million settlement with AVX to remove pcb's from New Bedford Harbor. 

The funding, if approved, would enable the cleanup to be finished within five to seven years, compared to 40 years without it

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Coakley Sues NOAA Over Fishing Regulations

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley is filing suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric  Administration, saying the agency has shown "callous disregard for the well being of New England Fishermen

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Coakley, Murray, Raise Questions About Disposal Of Nuclear Fuel

 

Attorney General Martha Coakley and state Senate President Therese Murray are calling on Congress to address a longstanding problem of what to do with the spent fuel at commercial nuclear power plants.

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A-G Sues For-Profit Medical Training School

 Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing a for-profit school for ``grossly misrepresenting the quality and scope of education'' and distorting job placement numbers while leaving students with deep debt and poor job prospects

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AG Coakley: Another State Chemist Charged With Tampering With Drug Evidence

Attorney General Martha Coakley says a chemist at the Massachusetts State Crime Laboratory in Amherst has been arrested and accused of tampering with drug evidence and possessing drugs.
 
    Coakley said Sunday that Sonja Farak of Northampton was arrested Saturday night

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Foreclosed Homeowners Can Still Cash In

 Former Massachusetts homeowners who lost their property to foreclosure between 2008 and 2011 only have a few days to file for their share of a settlement with some of the nation's largest lenders

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Mass. Chemist Arraigned In Drug Lab Scandal

The former chemist at the center of a drug testing scandal at a now-closed Massachusetts lab has pleaded not guilty to charges including perjury and tampering with evidence.
 
    Annie Dookhan was arraigned Thursday in Suffolk Superior Court

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