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Cape Cod Shark Flier Sparks Concerns

A new brochure being distributed on Cape Cod warning people about the possibility of sharks has some people wondering if it goes too far and might hurt tourism.

The brochures were distributed by consortium of harbormasters and other officials

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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, Harvard University Law School, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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Massachusetts Senate To Revisit Minimum Wage Hike

The state Senate is set to again take up a proposed increase in the minimum wage in an effort to break a procedural logjam with the House over the issue.

Senators are expected Thursday to debate a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $8 to $11 per hour over three years, while tying future increases to the rate of inflation

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When Will Bay State Wake Up To Revenge Porn?

Not that long ago, I posted a blog about revenge porn that's described as non-consensual online publication of sexual photos of a person specifically to humiliate or blackmail them. I questioned why Massachusetts didn't have a law criminalizing this activity!

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Gas Prices Climb in Mass.

The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has shot up by 7 cents in the past week, but still remains well below the national average.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular has risen to $3

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Body Found In Western Mass Identified As Jerimiah Oliver

The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. says the body found Friday off Interstate 190 in Sterling has been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver

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Another Arrest In Aaron Hernandez Case

24/7 News Source - Authorities in Florida are holding another suspect in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Oscar Hernandez, Junior will appear in an Orlando courtroom today on obstruction charges before he's extradited to Massachusetts

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Autopsy On Dead Baby Scheduled, Police Searching For Mother

The investigation continues into the death and disposal of a newborn baby outside of a County Street home.

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Bristol County D

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Remains Of Dead Infant Found On New Bedford Street

New Bedford Police say the remains of a deceased baby have been found on a city street.

Police confirm the body of the child was found around 6:30pm Friday in the area of County and Adams Street.

Massachusetts State Police and officials with the Bristol County District Attorney's office are on the scene assisting in the investigation

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Wage Gap For Women in Massachusetts

Women working full-time in Massachusetts make nearly $13,000 a year less than men regardless of education or occupation.

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