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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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Zohydro Maker Sues To Block Massachusetts Ban

Associated Press - The maker of Zohydro, a controversial new prescription painkiller, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block Massachusetts' ban on local doctors prescribing and dispensing the drug

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Welding Sparks Blamed For Deadly Boston Blaze

Associated Press - Officials say sparks from a welding operation next to a Boston brownstone caused the blaze that killed two firefighters last week.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says officials are confident the fire was not intentional

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Massachusetts State Police

Heroin, Cash Seized After Taunton Traffic Stop

Massachusetts State Police say two local men have been arrested after a traffic stop in Taunton.

Police pulled the Hyundai over at around 7pm Thursday night on Oak Street for motor vehicle violations

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Falchuk Chooses Running Mate

Evan Falchuk, an independent candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, has selected a running mate.

Angus Jennings has worked as Town Planner in Marshfield and Land Use Management Director in Westford

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Mattapoisett Chowder House Reopening Today

The Mattapoisett Chowder House has reopened.

A sign posted Tuesday on the front of the Route 6 seafood restaurant said the state Department of Revenue had seized the business for non-payment of taxes

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2014 State Of The State
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Gov. Patrick Announces $25M For New Housing Units

Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million to create over 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income families.

Patrick made the announcement Tuesday during a stop at the site of a planned veterans' housing project in Haverhill

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Popular Seafood Restaurant Closed By State

A popular Route Six seafood restaurant has closed at least for a few days, perhaps longer.

An official document posted on the front door of the Mattapoisett Chowder House says the restaurant has been seized for non-payment of taxes

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Gloucester Man Wants Street Name Changed To ‘My Way’

Associated Press - A Gloucester man wants to change the name of his street to My Way, not because he's a Frank Sinatra fan, but because he loves his wife so much.

Bill Coletti has asked the city to approve the name change in honor of his wife of 24 years, Myra, who goes by My

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RUSSIA - OCTOBER 24: Olga Ostroumova examines x-rays of patients at the tuberculosis clinic in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Monday, October 23, 2006. (Photo by Evgeniy Pavlenko/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Massachusetts Tuberculosis Cases Down

Associated Press - Massachusetts health officials say the state is seeing an overall decline in tuberculosis, although they warn of a worrisome rise in multi-drug resistant cases.

The Department of Public Health said Monday that last year Massachusetts saw 201 confirmed cases, compared with 215 cases in 2012

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