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Bourne Residents Critical Of Proposal To House Immigrant Children

July 23, 2014

At a public meeting in Bourne Tuesday night, there was widespread criticism of Gov. Patrick’s proposal.

Mass. House Approves Abortion Clinic Safety Bill

July 23, 2014
Protesters hand out literature outside a Boston Planned Parenthood a day after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 35-foot buffer zone around Massachusetts abortion clinics violates free speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The bill would let police disperse groups substantially impeding access to abortion clinics.

Forecast: Hot And Humid With Lots Of Sunshine

July 23, 2014

Another warm and humid day is moving in today, with a southwest flow of tropical air and abundant sunshine set to heat things up for at least most of the day.

Teacher Slaying Suspect In Court On Assault Charge

July 23, 2014

A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher is scheduled to appear in court on unrelated charges that he assaulted a worker at a youth detention facility.

The Mystery Of Market Basket’s Missing Website, And The Lone Shopper Who Filled The Void

July 23, 2014
A screentshot of MyDemoulas.com.

Michael Devaney started an online resource for Market Basket customers after he couldn’t find the hours for his local store. The website now gets 1.2 million unique visitors a month. And when the current dispute blew up last weekend, so did Devaney’s inbox.

Shelves Empty As Market Basket Employees Bring Dispute To Stores

July 23, 2014
Eight workers were fired over the weekend because the company said “their actions continued to harm the company, negatively impacted customers, and inhibited associates’ ability to perform their jobs.” (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

In their first statement since the weekend, the two new Market Basket CEOs urged employees to return their focus to the “customers, their needs and expectations.”

Peavy Loses Again, Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 7-3

July 23, 2014
Boston Red Sox's Jake Peavy, left, delivers a pitch to Houston Astros' Jose Altuve in the first inning. (AP/Pat Sullivan)

No Boston pitcher would benefit more from a barrage of offensive support than Jake Peavy.

Cambridge Man Arrested On Gun, Drug Charges

July 22, 2014

The weapon 21-year-old Stephen Silva is accused of possessing is the same type of weapon authorities have said was used to kill MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.

Mass. Towns Struggle With Debate Over Immigrant Services

July 22, 2014
Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two locations in Brownsville and Nogales, Ariz., that have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (Eric Gay, Pool/AP)

The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that’s thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mass. Senate Delays Debate On PAC Bill

July 22, 2014

The Massachusetts Senate has postponed debating a bill requiring political action committees reveal donors in a timely manner.

At Somerville Market Basket, Some Shelves Empty As Workers Protest

July 22, 2014
As of Monday, 37 state lawmakers and mayors had agreed to encourage constituents to stop shopping at Market Basket until Arthur T. is reinstated. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

At the Union Square Market Basket, produce shelves were empty as employees picketed on the sidewalk, urging shoppers to go elsewhere until ousted-CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is reinstated.

Gun Safety Activists Rally At State House

July 22, 2014

Police chiefs and gun safety activists are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to give the chiefs discretion over issuing firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns.

Hernandez Lawyer: Pats Records Dispute Resolved

July 22, 2014

A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it’s unclear whether the documents were turned over.

Mass. Does Well In New Kids Count Report

July 22, 2014

The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.

Forecast: Great Week Of Weather Continues

July 22, 2014

Highs today will be in the upper 80s.

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