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Thousands Ruled Ineligible For Mass. Medicaid

Tens of thousands of people have been removed from the state’s Medicaid program during the first phase of an eligibility review.

07/21/2015

Snow plows make their way down Kneeland St. in Boston, February 15, 2015. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

MassDOT Spent $154 Million On Snow Removal

The Department of Transportation wound up spending $154 million on winter maintenance, well above its $107 million annual budget.

05/04/2015

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Those Hidden Costs Of College

When you begin to plan for the college experience there are some costs most parents of freshmen are surprised by.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/23/2014

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New Estimate Puts Rising Big Dig Costs At $24.3 Billion

The cost of the Big Dig, including interest on borrowing, has mushroomed to nearly $24.3 billion, strangling the state’s ability to fund other critical transportation projects, a legislative oversight hearing was told on Tuesday.

07/10/2012

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Patrick Okays $15 Million For Tornado Costs

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a $54 million spending bill that includes $15 million to pay for costs incurred during the response to the recent tornadoes that tore through in central and western Massachusetts.

06/21/2011

Study Finds Wide Range Of Prices That Hospitals Charge For Similar Services

A new study is documenting dramatic differences in the price that Massachusetts hospitals charge for similar procedures.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2011

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The Cost of (2) Wars

With all the talk about the national debt, deficit spending and proposed cuts/taxes, I am curious about how much the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are costing us – total amount so far, and this year alone. Seems nobody is reporting this anymore. – Eagles, Ashland

WBZ-TV–12/06/2010

Buyers lining up for Filene's

It’s not the running of the brides, but they are lining up for a chance to buy the remnants of the Filene’s building in downtown Boston.

10/17/2010