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House speaker asks court to sort out tax dispute with Senate

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking the state's highest court to weigh in on a vote the Senate took during its budget debate to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.

Today at 08:43AM
Lawyer: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez, now in prison, low on cash

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.

Today at 08:37AM
Boston Children's Hospital to add more doctors

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Children's Hospital is planning to acquire a network of out-of-state doctors to expand and reach more patients.

May 21
MA Lottery

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Friday:

May 21
Rangers' Rodriguez keeps Red Sox bats quiet in 3-1 win

BOSTON (AP) - Wandy Rodriguez's plan worked very well. He simply kept Boston's struggling hitters confused.

May 21
Massachusetts Senate continuing third day of budget debate

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is continuing a third day of debate on its proposed $38 billion state budget.

May 21
Officials identify couple found dead in Greenfield home

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of a Greenfield couple who were found dead in their home Wednesday, but how they died remains a mystery.

May 21
Cops search Rhode Island home for missing Massachusetts man

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) - Police have searched a Rhode Island home for clues in the disappearance of a 60-year-old Massachusetts man who went missing two weeks ago.

May 21
Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed church

BOSTON (AP) - For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary.

May 21
NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil.