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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 06:01 PM EDT

Local and Federal Lawmakers Debate Health Care

Local and Federal Lawmakers Debate Health Care

While health care dominates the action on Capitol Hill, it has also been a major topic on Beacon Hill, with lawmakers concerned about proposed reforms Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is trying to make to...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:31 PM EDT

Breastfeeding Babies With Down Syndrome

Breastfeeding Babies With Down Syndrome

A photo from a beach in Marshfield, Massachusetts, showing 10 mothers breastfeeding their children, is going viral and sharing a positive message.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:22 PM EDT

Town Deals With Dirty Water by Building Enormous Plant

Town Deals With Dirty Water by Building Enormous Plant

Residents of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, are dealing with dirty, brown water, but work has begun on a new filtration water plant, slated to be the second largest of its kind in North America.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 04:20 PM EDT

Police Seek Woman Suspected of Making Bomb Threats

Police Seek Woman Suspected of Making Bomb Threats

Police in New Bedford, Massachusetts, are seeking the public's help in locating a local woman suspected of making bomb threats.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:01 PM EDT

Man Denies Raping 11-Year-Old, Says She May Have Raped Him

Man Denies Raping 11-Year-Old, Says She May Have Raped Him

Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him as he...