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  • Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino listens during a forum entitled, "Leading Cities Through Crisis: Lessons from the Boston Marathon" held at Boston University in Boston, Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Cooperation after marathon bombings is praised

    In the moments after two bombs exploded near the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon, no one dared call it a terrorist attack. But after it became clear that these were not manhole cover explosions, "the word hung heavy in the air," Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday at a symposium on leading cities through crisis.


  • Gov. Patrick returning from weeklong trade mission

    Gov. Deval Patrick is heading back to Beacon Hill after a weeklong trade mission to Panama City and Mexico City.


  • Charlie Baker the frontrunner and favorite in the Republican nomination process for governor greets attendees at the Massachusetts Republican State Convention in Boston, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Mass. GOP backs Baker; Fisher misses ballot

    Delegates to the Republican state convention strongly backed Charlie Baker for their party's gubernatorial nomination on Saturday, and conservative tea party member Mark Fisher just barely missed receiving enough support to force a contested GOP primary.


  • Gov Patrick shares concerns about Pilgrim plant

    Gov. Deval Patrick has written the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.


  • Mass. Gov. leading trade mission to Mexico, Panama

    Gov. Deval Patrick is heading off on another trade mission.


  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet  Napolitano, center, and Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman, right, place their hands on their chests during the playing of the national anthem at a ceremony held to add three new names to Northeastern University's Veterans Memorial, in Boston. Grossman, a first-term state treasurer and onetime head of the Democratic National Committee, is running for governor in 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Democratic stalwart Grossman eyes governor's job

    After decades as a largely behind-the-scenes Democratic power broker, Steven Grossman gained his first personal political victory in 2010 when he was elected Massachusetts treasurer. Four years later, the Newton resident is banking on liberal values, deep party ties and fundraising prowess to propel him into the governor's office.


  • Boston extends subway, bus service on weekends

    Weekend revelers who want to enjoy a nightcap in Boston will no longer have to run for the last train at 1 a.m.


  • Group issues Mass. child welfare recommendations

    Giving smartphones to social workers and taking photos of all children who enter state care are among the recommendations of an independent group examining Massachusetts' child welfare system.


  • Massachusetts governor has nuclear plant concerns

    Gov. Deval Patrick pledged on Monday to write a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.


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