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Massachusetts Getting Back To Normal After Snow
Gov. Deval Patrick says things are getting back to normal after a snow storm that brought nearly two feet of snow to some parts of Massachusetts.
He says roads are in pretty good shape and the MBTA should be back to normal by late afternoon, but people still need to be patient...
Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah Eyes Casino On Martha’s Vineyard
A Martha's Vineyard-based Indian tribe is claiming to have won federal approval to open a gambling facility on the island.
The Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, a federally-recognized tribe, issued a statement on Tuesday saying it planned to move ahead with plans to convert an unfinished community ce…
State Lawmakers Approve Revised Casino Compact
The Massachusetts Senate has approved a revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which is seeking to build a resort casino in Taunton.
 
    The agreement, reached between the tribe and the governor in March, was approved Thursday on a voic…
Senate Joins House In Repealing “Tech Tax”
The Massachusetts Legislature has repealed a new tax on computer and software services that had been in effect less than two months.  
 
    Thursday's 38-0 Senate vote came a day after the House backed the repeal by a 156-1 vote...
Tribal Casino Compact Advances On Beacon Hill
After being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is getting a push forward.
 
    A legislative committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the compact and sent it the full House and Senate for final approval...
UMass System Sees Increased Funding
UMass Dartmouth is putting increased funding to use after Governor Deval Patrick signed the state budget Friday. The finalized budget includes $479 million in funding for the five UMass campuses, a $39 million increase over last year's funding level...
Groundbreaking Marks Start Of Marine Commerce Terminal
A ceremonial groundbreaking on a South End pier Monday, marked the start of construction of a $100-million, Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford.
Gov. Deval Patrick says offshore wind projects in the U-S will create 20,000 jobs, and some of those jobs will be right here in New Bedford...
The One Fund Boston Raises $20 Million for Bombing Victims
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino say donations to the One Fund Boston, benefiting victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, have reached $20 million.
 
    Patrick, Menino and the fund's administrator, Kenneth Feinberg, announced details at a news…

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