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Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman (L) touring new construction at St. Lukes Hospital. Jim Phillips / TSM
Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman (L) touring new construction at St. Lukes Hospital. Jim Phillips / TSM

Grossman Says SJC Decision “Right Thing To Do”

State Treasurer and Democratic candidate for Governor Steve Grossman made several stops on the Southcoast Wednesday, highlighting advanced manufacturing and health care in the region.

During a stop at St

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor Mitchell Against Possibility Of Gaming Law Repeal

Mayor Jon Mitchell says it would be irresponsible if Massachusetts voters decided to repeal the state's 2011 casino gaming law.

The Supreme Judicial Court this week ruled Bay State voters could have their say with a ballot question on November 4

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Reaction Rolling In To SJC Decision

Reaction is pouring in after the state's highest court ruled that a question seeking to repeal the Massachusetts casino gambling law could appear on the November state ballot.

Repeal advocates gathered in front of the State House Tuesday afternoon

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SJC Rejects Challenge To Pledge Of Allegiance

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools does not discriminate against atheists.

The Supreme Judicial Court on Friday said the words ``under God'' in the pledge reflect a patriotic practice, not a religious one

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Anti-Casino Activists Take Fight To SJC

Anti-casinol activists hoping to repeal the state's 2011 casino law say they were pleased with questions asked by the state's highest court in their bid to place a voter referendum on the November ballot

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez
Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Gag Order In Hernandez Case Upheld By SJC Justice

A state Supreme Judicial Court justice has upheld the gag order on both sides in the murder case of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Prosecutors asked Justice Fernande Duffly to review the order by Bristol Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh

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David Ryan / Getty Images

Mass. Utilities Argue Against DPU Fines

The state's highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011.

The state Department of Public Utilities fined National Grid $18

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Aaron Hernandez Pre-Trial Hearing At Bristol County Superior Court
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Appeal Filed In Judge’s Gag Order In Hernandez Case

A Massachusetts trial judge has refused prosecutors' request to change or delay a gag order she imposed in the murder case of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.
 
    Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old Boston man dating the sister of the ex-player's fiancee

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Update: Massachusetts To Ban Upskirt Photos

 

Massachusetts lawmakers are wasting no time in reacting to a court ruling that upskirt photos are legal. 

A measure banning secret pictures of women's and children's "sexual or intimate parts" sailed through the House and Senate Thursday.  P

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Bloomberg via Getty Images

SJC Rules Taking Photos Up Women’s Skirts Not Illegal

The highest court in Massachusetts has determined that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were not ``nude or partially nude

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