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Man Charged Under New RI Law For Leaving Dog In Hot Car

A man has been charged under a new Rhode Island law with leaving a dog in a hot car.

07/10/2014

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NH Expected To Pass Ban On Hand-Held Cell Phones While Driving

Gov. Maggie Hassan is expected to sign a bill that makes hand-held cellphone use punishable by a $100 fine for the first offense.

06/15/2014

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State Fire Marshal Warns About Bringing Fireworks Into Mass.

As the Fourth of July draws closer, Massachusetts’ fire marshal is warning motorists that it’s illegal to bring fireworks into the Bay State.

06/24/2013

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Advocates To Meet Over Controversial Immigration Status-Check Program

State officials are hosting its only Boston-area community meeting with immigrant advocates over a controversial federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.

04/28/2011

Salem Teachers Recorded Unknowingly In Classroom

Some elementary school students in Salem are in the hot seat after they reportedly taped their teachers in the classroom without the teachers’ knowledge, which is a violation of state law.

04/11/2011

Multiple "casino cafes" are operating across Massachusetts.

I-Team Update: AG Crackdown On Mini Casinos

The Attorney General is cracking down on those mini-casinos that have been popping up all over the state.

03/31/2011

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RI Considers Law Requiring Employer Immigration Check

Rhode Island businesses would stand on the front lines of efforts to crack down on illegal immigration under a legislative proposal to require employers to check the immigration status of every job applicant.

03/21/2011

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