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Gov. Deval Patrick on 'Face The Nation' April 20, 2014. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Patrick: Boston Marathon Will Be ‘Very Safe’

Gov. Deval Patrick said the Boston Marathon will be ‘very safe’ Monday as the city and several towns prepare for the first annual race since last year’s terrorist attacks.

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File of searches in Watertown from 4/19/13. (Photo by Mark Katic/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

One Year Later: Mass. Governor Has No Regrets About Lock Down Of Greater Boston

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a “tough call” but one he’s glad that was made.

04/19/2014

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30 Lbs. Of Marijuana Discovered In Food Shipment From California

Thirty pounds of marijuana turned up at a food distribution center in Freetown on Friday, according to police.

04/19/2014

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Grossman Targets Coakley In Debate With Head Of Mass. Gun Lobby

Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman faced off against the state’s gun lobby director in an informal debate Thursday meant to highlight what the Democratic candidate for governor says is the failure of a party primary opponent — Attorney General Martha Coakley — to embrace tougher gun control.

04/17/2014

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Patrick Nominates Gants As Massachusetts’ Chief Justice

Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants to serve as the chief justice of the state’s highest court.

04/17/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH MARISOL NOBREGA

Latinos Making History – Marisol Nobrega

A special segment called “Latinos Making History” in which we highlight the many contributions Latinos are making in their community. On this edition, we tell you about a Latina who made history in the city of Lowell, Massachusetts. Marisol Nobrega recently became the first Latino female Sergeant in the history of the Lowell Police Department.

WBZ-TV–04/16/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Extends State Tax Filing Deadline

Tax procrastinators will have a few more days to file their state returns in Massachusetts.

04/15/2014

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Beacon Hill Approves ‘Boston Strong’ License Plate

A bill creating a “Boston Strong” license plate has been given final approval by lawmakers.

04/14/2014

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Massachusetts Candidates Stockpiling Campaign Cash

The two Democratic candidates In the race to succeed Attorney General Martha Coakley are maintaining significant fundraising leads over the Republican hopeful.

04/12/2014

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Massachusetts To Install Permanent Travel Time Signs Across State

Real-time traffic data that tells drivers how long it will take to reach their destinations will soon be available on key state highways.

04/11/2014

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