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Beck, Pixies To Play Boston Calling Music Festival Kicks

The Boston Calling Music Festival kicks off Friday night in Boston.

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Mass., Other States Move To Reduce Time Spent On Common Core-Based Exam

Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.

21 hours ago

An artist rendering of the proposed Wynn Casino in Everett. (WBZ-TV)

Walsh: City Expanding Lawsuit Against Mass. Gaming Commission

Mayor Marty Walsh says the city of Boston is expanding its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

22 hours ago

Weymouth police and school staff gather in front of the high school on Thursday. (WBZ-TV)

House Speaker Stuck In Weymouth School During Lockdown

A suburban Boston high school was placed on lockdown with Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and another state lawmaker stuck aside.

24 hours ago

A black bear swats at a bird feeder in Sturbridge on Wednesday. (Image courtesy of Sturbridge police)

Sturbridge Homeowner Startles Black Bear Off Porch

A Sturbridge homeowner got an unexpected visitor on Wednesday when he found a black bear on his back porch.

05/21/2015

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Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.7 Percent

Massachusetts gained jobs for an eighth consecutive month in April while the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.7 percent, the state office of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday.

05/21/2015

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Mass. Rep. Calls For Change Following I-Team Report On Driver’s Mistaken Identity

A Massachusetts Congressman is asking for changes to a national database after an I-Team report revealed the nightmare experienced by innocent drivers trying to clear up cases of mistaken identity.

05/19/2015

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VA Boston – Helping Our Homeless Veterans

May 23, 2015 For many veterans who are returning home from war and they have to face the harsh reality of being homeless, is completely devastating. They need to find a home for themselves and […]

WBZ-TV–05/18/2015

An SUV crashed into a New Bedford home on Saturday. (Photo by Heather Haggerty)

Police: 3 Injured After SUV Crashes Into New Bedford Home

Three people were hurt after an SUV crashed into a New Bedford home Saturday night.

05/16/2015

Three people were injured after being shot early Saturday morning in Lynn. (WBZ-TV)

3 Hurt In Lynn Shooting

Three people were injured in a Lynn shooting early Saturday morning, police say.

05/16/2015

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