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Education Funding Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature
The $1.5 billion funding bill was passed this week by the Legislature.
NTSB: Plane That Crashed in Cemetery a Cessna 150
The National Transportation Safety Board has identified the make and model of the plane that crashed into New Bedford's Rural Cemetery Monday afternoon.
Mass. Bill Would Ban Elephants in Traveling Circuses
The bill would not apply to permanent facilities like zoos.
ADL Holds Forum to Combat Anti-Semitism
The forum comes on the anniversary of the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 worshippers dead.
State Judge Allows Ban on Vaping Products to Remain in Effect
A state judge has allowed the four-month ban on the sale of vaping products to remain in effect, but said Gov. Baker failed to obey requirements in enacting it.
No Decision in Federal Court on Massachusetts Vaping Ban
An attorney representing vaping companies who oppose Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's ban failed to file the proper paperwork in the correct fashion on Tuesday.
Cape Officials to Release Report on Rise in Great White Sharks
Cape Cod officials are expected to release a long-awaited report on ways the tourist destination can deal with a growing population of great white sharks.
Hearing Set in Lawsuit Challenging State Ban on Vaping Products
The hearing Tuesday in Boston federal court is expected to focus on the vaping industry's request to temporarily lift the ban while the broader case is decided.
Tsarnaev Attorneys: Impartial Jury ‘Impossible’ to Get for Trial
Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say in a new court filing that the 2013 explosions so traumatized the region that it was impossible to get an impartial jury.
Eversource Worker Shocked by Nearly 7,500 Volts in Sandwich
A utility worker has been hospitalized after receiving an electric shock of nearly 7,500 volts while working at a substation in Sandwich.