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Mass to receive $900K in Johnson & Johnson settlement

Massachusetts will get $900,000 in a settlement resulting from an investigation into New Jersey home health product giant Johnson & Johnson's alleged misrepresentation of the quality of certain...

House votes to keep inmate labor exclusively in-state

State House News Service |

The House on Wednesday voted to prevent the use of inmate labor beyond the borders of Massachusetts over the objections of Republicans who argued that existing law addresses the issue and questioned...

Trumpcare would lower deficit, leave 14 million uninsured

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The health care reform bill recently approved by the U.S. House would reduce the federal deficit over a 10-year period by $119 billion, but would cause 14 million more people to be uninsured by 2018...

Apex Center to create 1,600 jobs

Laura Finaldi |

A major commercial mixed-use development coming to Marlborough this fall will create 1,600 jobs when it's fully operational.

WICN names jazz artist as executive director

Amanda Carr is now in charge of the first radio station to ever interviewed her as a jazz musician.

Tenet hospitals restore Humana coverage

The three Central Massachusetts hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare will begin accepting Humana insurance June 1, seven months after the hospitals went out of the network.

House expected to respond to Trump proposals

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The Massachusetts House is expected to take it first legislative action in response to the Trump administration Wednesday, the first fruit of Speaker Robert DeLeo's Trump working group.

Stakeholders discuss energy law timeframe, questions

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As public officials take steps towards wind and hydropower procurements called for under a new renewable energy law, industry officials on Tuesday said the state should require utilities to purchase...

Worcester researchers outline dual-tax rate elimination

Laura Finaldi |

As a follow up to its 2016 analysis highlighting the negative impacts of Worcester's dual-tax rate, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau on Tuesday outlined ways for the city council to transition...

WPI has 8th best online electrical engineering program

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's fully-online electrical engineering program was ranked the eighth on a list highlighting 30 schools that put education before their bottom line.

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