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  • Mass. congressional contender skips GOP convention

    Republican congressional candidate Richard Tisei (tih-SAY') says he will skip this weekend's state GOP convention because of the socially conservative platform the party's state committee adopted.


  • Businesses, insurers disagree on marathon payouts

    Some businesses that reported financial losses as a result of the Boston Marathon explosions are still wrangling with their insurance companies over compensation or have had claims denied outright as the anniversary of the bombings approaches.


  • 7 papers win Grand Slam honors in APSE contest

    Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week.


  • Losing bidder for Mass. rail contract sues

    The losing bidder for the contract to run the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's commuter rail service asked a judge Thursday to block the winning bidder from taking over as scheduled this summer.


  • Patrick disciplines officials over patient's death

    State Department of Correction officials and three prison guards have been disciplined over the 2009 death of a mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital.


  • Panel: Boston has 'monumental task' in Olympic bid

    A commission looking at the viability of trying to bring the Summer Olympics to Boston in 2024 says finding space for an 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium and a 100-acre athletes' village would be major hurdles.


  • Ex-Mass. Speaker pays fine after 2011 conviction

    Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has paid the $65,000 fine he was assessed after he was convicted of federal corruption charges in 2011.


  • A baby cries while receiving a vaccination injection against measles at a clinic in Beijing, China, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. China wants to vaccinate nearly 100 million children in a 10-day nationwide campaign starting Saturday to bring it a step closer to eradicating measles. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

    Measles cases confirmed in Boston-area suburb

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed two cases of measles in a suburb just west of Boston and issued a warning for other Framingham residents: You may be exposed to the highly contagious disease.


  • Deadlock continues over MBTA pension fund

    The MBTA's retirement fund board has been asked to appear at a hearing of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Service after a vote to keep the fund's performance secret.


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