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Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. The Rio Grande Valley area has become the busiest sector for illegal immigration on the entire U.S.-Mexico border with more than a 50 percent increase in the last year. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sheriffs Join Texas-Mexico Border Tour

Two sheriffs from Massachusetts will travel to the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday to meet with immigration officials and border patrol agents to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.

07/15/2014

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Mass. Budget Provision Gives Go Ahead For Direct Wine Shipments For 2015

A provision in the new state budget lifts a long-standing prohibition on direct deliveries from wineries to consumers.

07/12/2014

Charlie Baker addresses delegates at the Mass. GOP convention. (WBZ-TV)

GOP’s Baker Calls For $300,000 To Mass. DPH For Contraception Coverage

Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker is proposing a $300,000 increase for the Department of Public Health to offer contraceptive services to women potentially affected by a recent Supreme Court decision.

07/11/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Patrick Signs $36 Billion State Budget; Announces Limited Vetoes

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law the final state budget of his administration.

07/11/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Group Warns Mass. Lawmakers Any New Buffer Zone Legislation Could Face Legal Challenge

An anti-abortion group is calling on lawmakers to proceed cautiously as they consider ways to strengthen security around abortion clinics.

07/08/2014

Charlie Baker addresses delegates at the Mass. GOP convention. (WBZ-TV)

Baker Leads Mass. Governor Candidates In Fundraising

Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker has taken a fundraising lead.

07/05/2014

Cars were caught in flash flooding in New Bedford when 7.5 inches of rain fell Friday between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (WBZ-TV)

Arthur Causes Some Outages, Flooding In Mass. Before Moving Out

After brushing Massachusetts on Friday, Arthur was downgraded to a tropical storm early Saturday and its winds weakened to 70 mph (110 kph) as continued moving north.

07/05/2014

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Boston Children’s Hospital Creative Arts Program

July 5, 2014 At Boston Children’s Hospital, the arts are recognized as a powerful tool to aid patients and families through challenging circumstances! A growing body of evidence confirms the benefits of using arts in […]

WBZ-TV–07/03/2014

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Seekonk PD: Locker Room Camera May Not Be Isolated Incident

Seekonk police are seeking a criminal complaint against a 55-year-old Rhode Island man, alleging he placed a secret camera inside a Planet Fitness women’s locker room in Seekonk.

07/01/2014

Don Berwick (WBZ-TV)

Keller At Large: Gubernatorial Candidate Don Berwick On Casinos, Healthcare

One of the candidates for governor is talking about why we shouldn’t take a gamble on casinos and how we can make up for all the money casinos are promising to bring here. Jon Keller talks to Don Berwick on this week’s Keller at Large.

06/29/2014

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