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A new app allows people to pay their restaurant bill via smartphone.

New App Lets You Pay Restaurant Bill By Phone

It already seems you can use your smart phone for just about anything these days, but now there is something else.

08/30/2011

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NH’s “Caylee Anthony” Bill Would Require Parents To Report Missing Kids

New Hampshire lawmakers are planning on filing legislation named after toddler Caylee Anthony that would make it a crime to fail to report a child’s disappearance.

07/13/2011

In this Tuesday, May 3, 2011 photo former Rhode Island House Minority Leader Robert Watson, R-East Greenwich, left, speaks with R.I. House Speaker Gordon Fox, D-Providence, right, on the floor of the House Chamber, at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I. Fox, the first openly gay lawmaker to lead a state House of Representatives, stunned many gay marriage supporters in Rhode Island when he announced said he'd back civil unions instead of gay marriage legislation. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

RI House Passes Same-Sex Civil Union Bill

Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed legislation allowing gay couples to enter into civil unions after a last-ditch effort to turn the initiative into a bill that would allow gay couples to marry failed.

05/19/2011

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Governor Okays $200 Million For Community Pothole Repairs

Governor Patrick has signed a bill to give out $200 million to towns and cities across the state for road and sidewalk repairs.

04/13/2011

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Local Retailers Push For Online Sales Tax

On Thursday, Massachusetts retailers were expected to be on Beacon Hill pushing a bill that adds the state’s sales tax onto online purchases.

04/06/2011

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Sen. Kerry Backs Bill Banning High-Capacity Clips

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry is backing legislation that would ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition clips and require background checks at gun shows.

01/25/2011

Taylor Pyatt, Tuukka Rask

Curious About All Those Fees On Bills

Taxes and fees bug all of us, but do you ever look closely at some of your bills? Bob from Billerica does, and he doesn’t like what he sees. He…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

What will the final casino bill look like?

Senate minority leader Richard Tisei talks with WBZ’S Doug Cope about Massachusetts’ push for casinos

07/02/2010

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