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Opinion | Phil Paleologos: Do You Favor the 28th Amendment?
There are currently 27 ratified amendments to our U.S. Constitution, of which the first ten are known as the Bill of Rights. About 8 years ago there was a bit of internet based politicking about proposing a constitutional amendment that would seek to require that laws apply equally to U...
Clinton ‘Rules’ and the City of New Bedford is Played
Yesterday was voting day for the primaries in Massachusetts. So Democrats Bill Clinton and staunch Clinton supporter Mayor Jon Mitchell felt it was a perfect time for the former President of the United States to stand in front of a New Bedford polling station with limited parking and access.
She’s Not Above The Law
A defiant Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, refused a judge's offer not to interfere with issuing marriage licenses to all couples, choosing instead to go to jail for contempt. Does she really believe she's above our nation's civil laws...
New MA Laws Take Effect In The New Year
Massachusetts' minimum wage got a bump from $8 to $9 per hour — the first increase since 2008 — starting New Year's Day. It's part of an effort designed to ensure all workers are paid at least $11 an hour by 2017.

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