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Congressman Ed Markey speaks with teen environmentalist during Earth Day event. (WBZ-TV)

Teens, Pols Talk Environmental Policy At Earth Day Event

Since 1970, Earth Day has been a celebration of the environment and education about the need to protect it.

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Sen. Markey Calls For Upgrades To Natural Gas Pipelines

Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is warning that the deadly gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in New York and killed eight people shows the need to fix the aging infrastructure that delivers fuel in cities across the country.

03/15/2014

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Heroin Overdoses In Mass. Spark National Reaction

Prescription drug and heroin fatalities in the U.S. surpass homicides and traffic deaths.

02/24/2014

Senate hopeful Ed Markey at a press conference about tightening gun laws.(CBS)

Markey Calls For ‘Personalized’ Gun Law

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has unveiled a gun control bill he says will help reduce firearm violence by requiring all new guns be “personalized” so they can only be fired by their owners or other authorized users.

02/19/2014

Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh, Cardinal Sean O'Malley and Sen. Ed Markey serve meals at Pine Street Inn. (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Pine Street Inn Serves Christmas Eve Luncheon To The Homeless

Pine Street Inn marked Christmas Tuesday with a special Christmas Eve luncheon.

12/24/2013

Katherine Clark. (WBZ-TV)

Democrat Katherine Clark Wins Mass. Congressional Race

Democratic Katherine Clark has defeated three opponents to win a special election to fill a vacant Massachusetts congressional seat.

12/10/2013

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Voters To Decide Between Clark, Addivinola For Open U.S. House Seat

The candidates seeking to fill Edward Markey’s old seat in the U.S. House are making their final appeals to voters in the Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District.

12/10/2013

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Hopefuls For Sen. Markey’s Congressional Seat Making Final Pitches

Voters in the 5th Congressional District are heading to the polls this week to decide the latest in a string of special elections in Massachusetts.

12/07/2013

South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela waves to supporters on his arrival in Phoenix, south of Durban 06 April 2004. (Photo credit RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Officials Mourn Death Of Nelson Mandela

Massachusetts’ top political figures are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela.

12/05/2013

An amazon drone makes a delivery. (Image courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News-Amazon.com)

Markey: Protections Needed Before Commercial Drones Allowed

Online retailer Amazon.com’s idea for super-fast delivery of packages by unmanned aerial drone has brought a “not so fast” response from one U.S. senator

12/02/2013

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