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Mass. Adds 1,200 Jobs In October; Unemployment Rate Stays At 6 Percent

November 20, 2014

The Massachusetts jobless rate is above the national level, which is currently 5.8 percent.

N.E. Fishermen Gain Small Change In New Cod Fishing Rules

November 20, 2014

The New England Fishery Management Council has rejected a motion that would have effectively closed all waters from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine. Instead, it has opted for smaller, targeted closures.

Doctor Charged With Sexual Assault On Patients

November 20, 2014

A Massachusetts spine doctor has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting two women patients.

4 Things To Know Ahead Of The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 20, 2014
Protestors march along Florissant Road in downtown Ferguson, Mo. Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The group marched along the closed street, rallying in front of the town's police headquarters to protest the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officers on Saturday night. (Sid Hastings/AP)

Various groups are preparing for a grand jury decision — which may come as early as Friday — on whether officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Celtics Beat 76ers, 101-90

November 20, 2014

The Celtics snapped their three game losing streak, while extending the 76ers’ win-less season.

Marathon Medal, David Ortiz Bobblehead In New Boston Time Capsule

November 19, 2014
A Bostonian Society staffer holds up the Boston Marathon medal placed into the new Old State House time capsule. (Courtesy of the Bostonian Society)

The items are among 28 objects placed into a time capsule in a lion statue that’s bound, again, for its perch atop the Old State House.

Commuter Rail Operator Hit With $804K In Penalties

November 19, 2014

Keolis was fined $434,000 for on-time performance issues and $370,000 for other issues, such as station and train cleanliness.

Spending Cuts Sought To Close Mass. Budget Shortfall

November 19, 2014

Gov. Patrick’s administration is ordering nearly $200 million in immediate spending cuts while asking lawmakers to approve reductions in local aid.

MBTA Commuter Rail Operator Fined $434,000 Over Delays

November 19, 2014

In the four months since Keolis took over, it has failed to meet the goal of being on time 95 percent of the time.

Mass. Officers Honored For ‘Extraordinary Bravery, Incredible Service’

November 19, 2014

The MIT police officer who authorities say was killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was among several law enforcement officers recognized for their bravery in a State House ceremony Wednesday morning.

FBI Director Avoids Commenting On Marathon Bombing During Boston Visit

November 19, 2014

The new FBI director is close to meeting his goal of visiting all field offices in his first year in office. Director James Comey made visit number 53 on Tuesday.

Dozens Remember Rabbi With Boston Roots Killed In Jerusalem

November 19, 2014

Dozens of people gathered at the Maimonides School in Brookline to remember Rabbi Mosheh Twersky.

Audit: Mass. Lags In Elevator Inspections

November 19, 2014

A state auditor’s report says more than one-third of the state’s roughly 39,000 registered elevators were operating with expired inspection certificates as of Oct. 2012.

Study Looks At Massachusetts School Punishment

November 19, 2014

A new report has found that a disproportionate number of minorities and students with disabilities are being punished by Massachusetts public schools, and in many cases the punishments are for minor infractions.

Forecast: Sunny With Highs In Lower 30s

November 19, 2014

A very cold start to the morning will be followed by the coldest day so far this fall.

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