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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.
First Vaping-Related Death Reported in Massachusetts
The state Department of Health said Monday it reported the death of a woman in her 60s from Hampshire County to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Warren, Markey Join Senators Urging Feds to Address Youth Vaping
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are joining a group of senators to urge more action by the federal government to prevent young people from vaping.
Advocates for Licenses for Illegal Aliens Arrested at Statehouse
Troopers responded to the House Speaker’s office after the building closed at 6:00 p.m., where about 25 people had sat in doorways and blocked paths.
Three Vape Shops File Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Ban
The shops say Gov. Charlie Baker doesn't have authority to override federal rules on the sale of vaping products, and the ban does irreparable harm to the shops.
One Man Dead, Another Missing in Boating Mishap Off Fall River
Police say the accident happened Saturday night in the waters off Fall River.