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  • Pesky questions about those AWOL Afghans

    So the five Afghan soldiers who went missing from two separate U.S. military bases are now all accounted for and apparently headed back to their home country. Feel safer now? Don't.

  • Northeast loses 40% of House seats as people flee high-tax states

    As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.

  • Refunds coming for some Mass. customers of John Hancock Life Insurance

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Some senior citizens in Massachusetts will be refunded more than $550,000 in a settlement reached on Friday by state Attorney General Martha Coakley with John Hancock Life Insurance Company after allegations that a company representative sold unsuitable...

  • Partners Healthcare agrees to price cap in Massachusetts

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Thursday that as part of its acquisition of Hallmark Health Centers, Partners Healthcare agreed to additional concessions, including a price cap for six-and-a-half years and an agreement to...

  • Deval Patrick: I will not be the next attorney general

    "That's an enormously important job, but it's not one for me right now," Patrick said at a campaign event in Hudson, Mass.

  • Mass. AG says funeral home mishandled human bodies

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a lawsuit on Friday against a former South Hadley funeral home and its funeral director alleging the mishandling of human bodies and misappropriation of consumer deposits for future funeral...

  • Three Afghan officers go missing in Cape Cod

    Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar were last seen in an off-base mall on Cape Cod on Saturday, Massachusetts National Guard Col. James Sahady told the Boston Herald.

  • Poll shows Massachusetts race for governor is tied

    The survey, released Sunday, found state Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Charlie Baker each with 42 percent of support among likely voters in the Bay State.

  • Supermarket feud tied to monthly job figures

    BOSTON (AP) — The worker revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain appears to have caused a ripple effect in the Massachusetts economy, with the state reporting Thursday that several thousand jobs were lost in August, largely because of "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail...

  • Man pleads not guilty in tainted steroid case

    BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist who worked for a Massachusetts company blamed for a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people pleaded not guilty to a mail fraud charge Thursday as his lawyer said he is concerned he could be made a scapegoat. Glenn Adam Chin, 46, of Canton, entered his...

  • Democratic representative loses primary

    Rep. John Tierney lost a Democratic primary in Massachusetts to Marine veteran Seth Moulton Tuesday, a reminder that both parties face risks from primary challengers.

  • Top Democrat: 'Run, Mitt, run'

    Eager for a chance to defeat Mitt Romney again, a top Democrat with a wide social media network is building a campaign to woo the former Massachusetts governor into the 2016 race -- exactly as many Republicans want.

  • Deval Patrick subtly hints at 2016 run

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick argued that Hillary Clinton should face some competition in the Democratic presidential primary, fueling speculation that he may run.

  • Iraq vet gives Tierney tough challenge in Massachusetts

    Primary season may be waning, but there's still a nail-biter of a contest in the Northeast.

  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report Tuesday offered a mixed diagnosis on health care costs in Massachusetts, finding that while total spending continued to grow faster than inflation, the increase stayed well within parameters set by the state. The Center for Health Information and Analysis, created by...



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