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A tax on millionaires might soon pay for universal free community college in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts state Senate passed a fiscal budget that includes plans for universal free commun…

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We live in New York City but my kids go to summer camp in California. They connect with their cousins and my husband and I get time together.

Sending our kids across the country for summer camp costs a lot of money, but it's exactly what my …

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Massachusetts woman beats incredible odds to win $1 million lottery prize twice in 10 weeks

Winning more than once is remarkable, but Christine Wilson's back-to-back wins aren't a first in lo…

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Massachusetts' millionaire tax is earning more than expected and could help make up for the last few years of high earners fleeing the state

The millionaires tax in Massachusetts beat estimates by bringing in $1.8 billion so far, helping th…

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FedEx accidentally delivered $20,000 of lottery scratch cards to a random woman in Massachusetts

FedEx mistakenly delivered $20,000 of lottery scratch cards to a woman in Massachusetts. After some…

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A Massachusetts city is giving families at risk of losing their homes $750 a month, no strings attached

Somerville, Massachusetts will give 200 low-income families $750 a month starting this summer.

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A Gen X couple moved from California to Massachusetts to escape high housing costs: 'We still pinch ourselves over how lucky we are.'

Steve Dalton and Sydney Sauber left the Bay Area of California for a lower cost of living and great…

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US Army Black Hawk helicopter hit by snowmobile, rider sues government for $9.5 million, says report

Jeff Smith lost the use of his left arm and has been unable able to return to full-time work since …

Rebecca Rommen   


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A book about electricity was returned to a Massachusetts library 119 years after it was first checked out

The book was returned in "extremely good condition," the library director said, adding that it "pro…

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Why the captain of a US Navy aircraft carrier fighting in the Red Sea is always posting about things like Taco Tuesday and cookies

Capt. Chris Hill, the commanding officer of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, regularly posts on social…

Jake Epstein   


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A Massachusetts high school wants to call in the National Guard to help quell a 'disturbing increase' in violent fights, drug abuse, and truancy

In a letter to officials, the Brockton school committee said it recently experienced "an alarming 3…

Matthew Loh   


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I'm a working mom, and I'm also taking care of my dad. I live with guilt.

As an NYC native, she often travels to Massachusetts to care for her father. She often feels guilty…

Michele Gorman   


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Vermont is debating a 'millionaires tax.' Massachusetts added $1 billion to its budget and paid for school lunches with a similar tax.

Vermont lawmakers are debating a 3% tax on residents earning more than $500,000 yearly. It would be…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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25 experts calculated the scenarios they think could play out in the US-China relationship. All the results are bleak.

The experts, including former Trump and Obama officials and retired researchers in the PLA, posited…

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A Massachusetts family won 3 separate $100,000 lottery prizes using the same numbers 3 times

"I thought someone was messing with me," Tricia Johnson, whose family won a total of $300,000 from …

Elana Klein   


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How Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday

A bill honoring Martin Luther King Jr. was first introduced in 1968, but it took 32 years for all 5…

Sonam Sheth   


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Nearly half of Russia's imported battlefield tech has been coming from US and EU companies: joint report

Moscow imported almost $9 billion in "high priority" tech in the first 10 months of 2023, using thi…

Matthew Loh   


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Orcas were spotted swimming unusually close to Massachusetts

New England Aquarium scientists photographed four killer whales near Nantucket as they were conduct…

Rebecca Harrington   


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Hamas released a 4-year-old American hostage orphaned after her parents were killed in the October 7 attack

Abigail Edan, a 4-year-old American, was among the hostages released by Hamas on Sunday. Her parent…

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After wasting thousands of taxpayer dollars, one Massachusetts school finally turns off its lights left on for over a year

Minnechaug Regional High School is finally able to dim its 7,000 lights that have remained on since…

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