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House, Senate pass $541M spending bill

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

House and Senate leaders broke a weeks-long impasse over a more than $1 billion surplus spending bill on Wednesday night, cutting a deal that dropped a controversial corporate...
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House, Senate pass $541 million spending bill

House, Senate pass $541 million spending bill

2 days ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

House and Senate leaders broke a weeks-long impasse over a more than $1 billion surplus spending bill on Wednesday night, cutting a deal that dropped a controverial corporate...
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Transportation Climate Initiative dispute heats up

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Tension is mounting over the Transportation Climate Initiative, the multistate compact that would raise gas prices in Massachusetts in an attempt to reduce carbon emissions, in...
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T needs better management before money

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

One would be hard-pressed to think of a successful business model that emphasizes cutting costs on personnel and operations while boosting capital investments, and then seeking...
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MBTA Green Line service suspended downtown after ‘sparks and smoke'

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Green Line service is suspended between Haymarket and Park Street stations Tuesday after riders witnessed sparks shooting out of overhead wires. “Sparks and smoke emanated from...
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Commuters react to scathing MBTA safety report

Commuters react to scathing MBTA safety report

4 days ago   |   WCVB

Commuters are reacting after a report found that safety was not the priority at the MBTA.
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Report just more bad news for the T

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

It's been a bad year for state transportation agencies. And a worse one for commuters and taxpayers. On the heels of a scathing audit of the Registry of Motor Vehicles, which...
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Safety not priority for MBTA, according to independent report

Safety not priority for MBTA, according to independent report

4 days ago   |   WCVB

An independent safety review panel gave the transit authority 34 recommendations and is urging the 'T' to take action now.
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Transportation watchers call for change following T safety report

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Fed-up transportation watchers are demanding change at the MBTA after a scathing report on safety on the beleaguered transit system. “The Baker administration's own report puts...
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Frank DePaola, ‘exceptional' former MBTA general manager dies

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

State officials are mourning the loss of a “good man, a great engineer and an exceptional transportation leader” after former MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola died this...
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LSU's Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in record landslide

LSU's Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in record landslide

One day, LSU football was in mourning. The next day, it officially added a transfer. Nobody knew at the time the two men would one day have so much in common. On May 20, 2018... Read more ...

At Army-Navy game, President Trump touts new pro sports option

At Army-Navy game, President Trump touts new pro sports option

President Donald Trump said he's giving military academy athletes with pro potential the chance "to make a fortune." Read more ...

Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of...

Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of bills on social media

Authorities say a bank employee allegedly stole $88,000 from the bank's vault and later posted photos to social media of him holding large stacks of cash. Read more ...

Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew Considers Switching Parties Over Impeachment

Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew Considers Switching Parties Over Impeachment

It's his first term in Congress. Read more ...

Obituary: Richard Hatcher / One of first black mayors of a large U.S. city

Obituary: Richard Hatcher / One of first black mayors of a large U.S. city

Former Gary, Ind., Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city, has died. He was 86. Read more ...

UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

Chilean officials presiding over U.N. climate talks said they plan to propose a compromise to bridge yawning differences among countries. Read more ...

McCormack's 28 points help No. 2 KU rout Kansas City 98-57

McCormack's 28 points help No. 2 KU rout Kansas City 98-57

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - David McCormack scored a career-high 28 points, Devon Dotson added 18 and second-ranked Kansas overwhelmed Kansas City 98-57 on Saturday night in its annual... Read more ...

Florida State RB Akers to enter draft, won't play in bowl

Florida State RB Akers to enter draft, won't play in bowl

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Junior running back Cam Akers of Florida State will enter the 2020 NFL draft and won't play in the Seminoles' Sun Bowl game on Dec. 31 against Arizona State. Read more ...

The New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment

The New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment

Over the past several weeks, editorial boards at well-regarded news organizations have begun calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment . On Saturday, the editorial board... Read more ...

Ducks beat Rangers in shootout after Lindholm ties it late

Ducks beat Rangers in shootout after Lindholm ties it late

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jakob Silfverberg and Ondrej Kase scored in the shootout after Hampus Lindholm tied the game on the power play with 1:46 remaining in the third period and the... Read more ...