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Gov. Charlie Baker Expected to Sign “Red Flag” Bill into Law

It’s been nearly five months since a gunman murdered 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. It’s been nearly five months […]

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A Black Homeless Man Is Suing Burger King for Racial Discrimination

A homeless black man in Boston who was wrongfully accused of and arrested for using fake cash at a downtown Burger King is suing the […]

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Good News in Massachusetts for Fans of Stun Guns

The pro-stun gun community was awarded a big victory this week, as Massachusetts’ highest court ruled against a law banning the weapons and cleared the way […]

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Recreational Marijuana Applications Open in Massachusetts

Legal pot is getting a step closer to reality in Massachusetts on Monday. At noon, the state’s portal for recreational marijuana licenses will go live, […]

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Michelle Carter Texting Case Appeal Will Go to Supreme Judicial Court

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will consider the case of Michelle Carter, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter after urging her boyfriend to kill […]

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Providence Issued More Than 12,000 Speeding Tickets in 33 Days

Don’t try to rush your way through Providence—it won’t end well. The Rhode Island capital issued more than 12,000 speeding tickets in just 33 days spanning […]

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Massachusetts Cannabis Commission Agrees to Delay Some Aspects of Recreational Pot Launch

The Cannabis Control Commission has voted to reduce the July roll-out of recreational marijuana and move back the timeline for home delivery services and so-called […]

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Massachusetts Joins Northeastern States in Gun Safety Coalition

If someone is banned from buying a gun in Massachusetts, officials in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island will all know about it. […]

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Maine Dairy Company Settles Lawsuit over Oxford Comma

It turns out the Oxford comma is a very expensive punctuation mark. Oakhurst Dairy settled a lawsuit with its grammarian delivery drivers for $5 million, […]

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Marty Walsh to Explore Lawsuit against Pharmaceutical Companies

Hospitals, police stations, and T stops have all been part of Boston’s efforts in the ongoing battle against the opioid crisis. But now, Mayor Marty Walsh […]

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Gay Couple Sues Lexington-Based Vistaprint over “Discriminatory” Pamphlet

When Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg opened the package of wedding programs they ordered from a Lexington-based printing company, they expected to find tasteful cards […]

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Mayor Marty Walsh Signs Boston’s Plastic Bag Ban Into Law

Start hoarding plastic bags now, Boston, because it’s twilight for the ubiquitous vessels. Despite expressing concerns about who will foot the bill, Mayor Marty Walsh […]

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Project Veritas Is Suing the Boston District Attorney

Like a game of whack-a-mole, Project Veritas suddenly seems to be popping up everywhere. The right-wing group, which grabbed headlines this week after a failed […]

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A Transgender Woman is Suing the Massachusetts Department of Correction

A transgender woman is suing the Massachusetts Department of Correction after being assigned to an all-male prison and allegedly enduring harassment by her fellow inmates. […]

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Court Rules Yahoo Can Provide Account Information to Relatives of the Deceased

More than a decade after their brother’s death, one family just got a step closer to peering inside his virtual life. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial […]