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Voter coming out of booth (AP file)

Patrick Opposes Mass. Bills Requiring Voter IDs

Gov. Deval Patrick is vowing to reject any bills that he said would make it harder for voters to cast ballots in Massachusetts.

09/22/2011

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Thermal Cameras Show Too Much?

A thermal imaging project in the city of Boston has been put on hold because of privacy concerns.

04/11/2011

Underage Drinking, Alcohol Abuse In The Young

Swampscott High Students Caught Using Drugs, Alcohol Banned From Activities

When the spring sports season begins later this month, a new drug and alcohol policy is scheduled to take effect at Swampscott High School.

03/08/2011

An airport backscatter body scanner is demonstrated (credit: AP)

More Concerns Surface About Airport Body Scanners

If you fly out of Logan Airport, chances are you’ll be asked to walk through one of the 17 full body scanners at security checkpoints. Travelers seem to fall into two camps.

11/17/2010

Internet groups sue MA over new obscenity law

A coalition of booksellers and Internet content providers has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new Massachusetts law outlawing the sending of sexually graphic instant messages to minors. The new law closes a loophole that […]

07/13/2010

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