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Mass. May Limit Time That Owners May Tie Up Dogs Outside

Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a bill that would forbid pet owners from leaving their dogs tied up outside for more than eight hours at a time.

03/03/2012

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Mass. Senate Okays Work Leave For Domestic Violence Victims

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would allow victims of domestic violence to take up to 15 days of leave from their jobs without facing penalties from their employers.

01/12/2012

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Proposed ‘3 Strikes’ Law For Violent Convicts Takes Big Step Forward

For years, a local family has been trying to get the state to toughen up the laws and keep repeat violent offenders in prison.

11/10/2011

Federal Government Working With Northeastern To Help Local Entrepreneurs

Law professors and students from Northeastern University will soon be offering free legal services to Boston-area entrepreneurs.

09/26/2011

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Haverhill Teen Charged With Killing Man While Driving & Texting

Authorities have charged a Haverhill teen with motor vehicle homicide after the say he was texting and driving when he caused a fatal crash.

03/26/2011

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Salisbury School Uses Bullying Law, Boy Charged With Assault & Battery

A 11-year-old Salisbury boy has been summonsed on a charge of assault and battery after police say he was bullying children on a school bus.

03/19/2011

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Rhode Island Considering Tougher Seat Belt Law

Forget to wear a seat belt in Rhode Island and you might be pulled over and fined $75 under a bill pending in the General Assembly.

03/05/2011

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Death Row

I’m curious as to why it takes so long for people on death row to get what they have coming to them?

WBZ-TV–01/11/2011

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Looking at the Law

WBZ’s Neil Chayet is all poetry and prose in this case.

08/02/2010

Medical gift law faces quick repeal

Two years after passing a law that required medical companies to disclose their gifts to doctors, Massachusetts legislators may now strike it down.

07/12/2010

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