More than 8,500 people, including cancer patients, survivors, and family members, are scheduled to participate in this weekend’s walk along the route of the Boston Marathon.
Gov. Deval Patrick, who has declared opioid abuse a public health emergency, said Friday that the grant will help improve the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, which tracks the prescribing and dispensing of certain scheduled prescriptions drugs by Massachusetts pharmacies.
Charlie Baker, the Republican nominee for governor, wants you to know something about him. Actually, he needs you to know. Women like him.
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State education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, and that while achievement gaps persist statewide, they are narrowing.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey broke with the president and opposed the request, which was approved by the Senate late Thursday on a 78-22 vote.
Dozens of people, including many students, were arrested and four police officers suffered minor injuries when alcohol-fueled pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebrations got out of control.
Filmmaker, Rory Kennedy – the youngest of late Senator Robert Kennedy’s children – joined Morning Edition to speak about her lifelong interest in the Vietnam War. She tells us why she pursued this story on the chaos of the final twenty-four hours of the U.S. withdrawal from Saigon and snap decisions about who stayed and who got out.