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Crash Victims To Be Remembered
BOSTON — Activists have scheduled a variety of events to remember victims of traffic crashes in Massachusetts.
On Sunday, the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition is organizing a series of actions to recall those who have died recently on area roads, including an elderly man killed while walking in Bo…
Tech Firms Spend Millions
BOSTON (AP) — The high-tech whiz kids are starting to flex their political muscles on Beacon Hill, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into lobbying aimed at appealing to Massachusetts lawmakers and helping craft public policy.
Last year, 77 high-tech companies spent about $5...
Flag To Be Removed Friday
(Associated Press) - South Carolina's governor has signed a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, more than 50 years after it was raised in protest of the civil rights movement.
Gov. Nikki Haley signed the bill Thursday on the second floor of the Statehouse, where thro…
Fox To Plead Guilty
Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is expected to plead guilty to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.
Transition Begins
Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick and the man who will succeed him, Republican Charlie Baker, have met for first time since Baker's narrow election victory over Martha Coakley.
The two huddled privately for about 45 minutes in Patrick's office on Wednesday to discuss the transition of power on …

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