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News United States » Massachusetts: Weld sues to overturn Massachusetts' winner-take-all presidential election system

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2018/02/21/weld-sues-to-overturn-massachusetts-winner-take.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld is suing to overturn the state's winner-take-all system for presidential elections, as part of a nationwide campaign to change how the United States chooses its chief executive. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Massachusetts must shed shameful label as ‘worst state for Latinos’

News channel or source: http://baystatebanner.com/news/2018/feb/15/massachusetts-must-shed-shameful-label-worst-state/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

By a number of socioeconomic measures — poverty, income, educational attainment, unemployment, and incarceration — Massachusetts has the worst inequality between white and Hispanic residents — in the entire United States. While the typical Bay State ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants

News channel or source: http://dailyfreepress.com/2018/02/14/massachusetts-arts-music-programs-given-over-1-million-in-grants/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Music and arts organizations in Massachusetts received $1,097,500 in grants from ... that it was “energizing” to further the impact of arts programs around the United States. “At the National Endowment for the Arts, we believe that all people should ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Comparing gun laws in Florida to Massachusetts

News channel or source: http://www.westernmassnews.com/story/37518140/comparing-gun-laws-in-florida-to-massachusetts
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Under current Massachusetts state law, the 19-year-old would not have ... In five of the deadliest mass shootings in the last six years in the United States, the gunman used an AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle. Lamon said he has family living in the ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Secretary of State warns Massachusetts residents about tax schemes

News channel or source: http://wwlp.com/2018/02/22/secretary-of-state-warns-massachusetts-residents-about-tax-schemes/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BOSTON (WWLP)—Since the start of the tax filing season in January, Secretary of State William Galvin’s office has seen an increase in tax schemes. Galvin urges you to hang up on callers who ask for personal information. If you get a call from someone ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Massachusetts Residents Killed in Crash on Way to Funeral

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/massachusetts/articles/2018-02-23/massachusetts-residents-killed-in-crash-on-way-to-funeral
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Relatives say three Massachusetts residents who were killed in a rollover crash in New York were on their way to a funeral. New York State Police responded to the crash on the New York State Thruway in Verona around 10:30 ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Two more high-ranking officials at Massachusetts State Police retire

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/02/23/two-more-high-ranking-officials-massachusetts-state-police-retire/yx9u6GMvfLca3EL8oc0buI/story.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Two more high-ranking officials at the Massachusetts State Police retired suddenly Friday, in the latest fallout from the controversy over how the police handled the October arrest of a judge’s daughter. Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Risteen, the third in ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Plainville girl on quest to visit all 351 Massachusetts police departments

News channel or source: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20180223/plainville-girl-on-quest-to-visit-all-351-massachusetts-police-departments
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Dakota has been a familiar sight for police officers across Massachusetts the past few months. The Plainville third-grader is on a mission to visit all 351 Massachusetts police departments before her 13th birthday to meet and thank the officers who protect ...

News United States » Massachusetts: From record-breaking warmth to snow in Massachusetts

News channel or source: https://whdh.com/news/from-record-breaking-warmth-to-snow-in-massachusetts/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BOSTON (WHDH) - Tuesday and Wednesday brought record-breaking warmth to several areas in Massachusetts. This is all followed by an impending snow storm. A wintry-mix will move into the Bay State late Thursday morning. Boston will begin to see flakes in the ...

News United States » Massachusetts: Philly Won Weird Super Bowl Bet With Brockton, Massachusetts

News channel or source: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/sports/csn/eagles/Philly_won_weird_Super_Bowl_bet_with_Brockton__Massachusetts-475009323.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Now, the Mayor of Philadelphia won a bet with the city of Brockton, Massachusetts, and he has to SEND THEM STUFF. Makes no sense. Anyway, I guess the city of Brockton now has to dress their Rocky Marciano statue up in Eagles gear. Lulz. So Mr. Kenney is ...