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December 18, 2017 - 2:34 pm
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans has joined a brief that was filed in Federal Court. It supports a federal lawsuit filed by trustees of Princeton University, Microsoft, and an immigrant Princeton student that is suing the US government, the Trump administration, and Homeland Security. The...
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December 18, 2017 - 9:00 am
Wave goodbye to the freshman class at Easthampton High School in Western Massachusetts. The school is changing the name to first-year students according to WHDH-TV. Students from the Gender and Sexuality Alliance group made the recommendation, calling first-year students more gender neutral...
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December 18, 2017 - 8:49 am
Boston is joining a growing number of cities and towns that are banning single use plastic bags from stores. Mayor Marty Walsh signed the city's ban on Friday after it was passed unanimously by the City Council. Boston’s ban takes effect next fall, giving stores and shoppers time to prepare for the...
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December 18, 2017 - 7:39 am
The power outage at the nation's busiest airport in Atlanta is being blamed for disruptions at Logan International Airport in Boston. Flights to and from Atlanta were canceled yesterday, causing flyers to be stranded. Atlanta is back up and running, however it will take some time for flights to get...
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December 15, 2017 - 7:10 am
A fatal fire in Oxford overnight. The fire destroyed a home on Sacarrappa Road, sending one firefighter to the hospital with minor injuries. As firefighters battled the blaze in bitterly cold temperatures, a woman who lived in the house arrived and reported that another person was likely inside...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:52 am
Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to sue the federal government over the rollback of net neutrality protections. Healey says the Federal Communications Commission vote means people will pay more for the Internet and will have fewer options. The @FCC 's repeal of #NetNeutrality was illegal...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:46 am
The FBI is joining the investigation into the husband of former Massachusetts state Senate President Stan Rosenberg. The FBI investigation reportedly is focused on claims that Bryon Hefner spoke about the influence he had on Beacon Hill. Rosenberg stepped down temporarily as president after...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:38 am
Former Governor Deval Patrick’s brother-in-law remains behind bars. Bernard Sigh was called a potential threat to public safety by a Quincy District Court judge ordered Sigh held for 120 days claiming he was a potential threat to public safety according to the Patriot Ledger . Sigh was arrested...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:10 am
Massachusetts is suing U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for failing to provide debt relief to thousands of defrauded students. The lawsuit filed by Attorney General Maura Healey says DeVos has refused to help students victimized by Corinthian Colleges. Betsy DeVos has unlawfully ignored or...
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December 14, 2017 - 8:25 am
Sleigh bells ring, but do you know the history? A Boston University professor tracing the history of the popular Christmas carol “Jingle Bells” found some surprising information. The song, which many believed was penned in Medford, Massachusetts, has some interesting roots according to professor...
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