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A Gallon Of Gas In Mass. Up 4 Cents

Massachusetts gas prices continue to rise, up another 4 cents in the past week.


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NH Weighs Possible $0.04 Gas Tax Increase

New Hampshire’s Senate Ways and Means Committee is going to be taking up on Tuesday the thorny issue of whether to raise New Hampshire’s tax on gas and diesel.


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UMass Trustees Approve Tuition, Fee Increases

University of Massachusetts trustees approved a nearly 5 percent tuition and fee increase for undergraduates Wednesday.


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Health Insurance Increase Okayed In Mass. For 2012

State regulators have approved premium hikes averaging 2.3% for what’s called the Small Group Market. That includes thousands of small businesses and self-employed residents. They go into effect in April.

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Good News, Bad News About Social Security Raise

The news about a raise in Social Security is wonderful news, but I am curious when they will announce the raise in the cost of Medicare. That happened the last time we received a raise in S.S. – Lois, Graniteville


Banner cranberry crop expected this year

The federal government predicts 2010 will be the 2nd best cranberry crop ever.  That’s good news for Massachusetts, the number two state in cranberry production.   WBZ New England Business Editor Anthony Silva reports.