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Bill Allows Illegal Immigrants to Get MA Driver’s License

State lawmakers are set to debate a bill for a law allowing illegal immigrants to obtain a driver's license.

Supporters say it would make the roads safer because more people would learn driving laws and get insurance

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The Price of Gas Goes Down in Massachusetts

The cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has fallen 3 cents in the past week.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve regular has dropped to an average of $3.37 per gallon, 9 cents higher than the national average

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Sen. Warren Tours State To Discuss Agenda

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is scheduled to participate in events across Massachusetts next week to discuss her agenda for the year and the importance of making investments that help build a strong middle class

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Massachusetts to Recognize Gay Utah Marriages

Massachusetts will recognize same-sex marriages that were performed in Utah before they were put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Attorney General Martha Coakley's office said on Thursday that it believes marriages in Utah were validly performed and should be recognized in Massachusetts, the first state in the nation to legalize gay marriage

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Coakley in D.C. for Abortion Buffer Zone Hearings

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she's proud of her office's defense before the U.S. Supreme Court of the 35-foot protest-free zone outside Massachusetts abortion clinics.

Coakley was in Washington for the arguments Wednesday by two of her assistants

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Mass State House

Beacon Hill Officials Agree on Budget Estimates

Top budget officials in the Patrick administration and the Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a single estimate for how much the state is expected to collect in revenue in the fiscal year beginning July 1

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Gas Prices Drop In Massachusetts

 

The price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Massachusetts had dropped 3 cents in the past week.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that gas has fallen to an average of $3.44 p

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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Gov. Deval Patrick Orders Outside Review of DCF

Gov. Deval Patrick has brought in an independent investigator to conduct a full review of the state Department of Child and Families, under fire for failing to properly monitor a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who's been missing for months and is presumed dead

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Two Duck Hunters Dead After Boat Capsizes in Westport

A boat carrying three duck hunters apparently capsized this morning on the Westport River near River Road section of Westport. As of this hour, all three men believed to be in the boat have been located

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