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Mass. home prices up again, as inventory shrinks

Grant Welker |

Home prices rose last month but the number of sales fell sharply, according to new data released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

Warren says single-payer 'at top of list' of any new system

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested Monday that the United States should consider single-payer health care if Congress were to upend the health care system and start from scratch.

New nonprofit plans to raise $50M to fight opioid addiction

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A new non-profit in Massachusetts plans to raise $50 million over the next three years to support innovative efforts to fight opioid addiction and substance abuse.

Warren vows health care fight isn't settled

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren took direct aim at President Donald Trump from the first sentence of an address to New England business leaders Monday, and did not retrain her sights throughout the...

Mass. retail group may call for tax cut

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There may be a major tax cut competing with the significant tax increase that's already being prepared for the 2018 ballot in Massachusetts.

New state health plan would affect more businesses, but more evenly

State House News Service |

A new potential health care plan would apply more evenly across employers than the first proposal, but would generate less revenue that the $300 million the administration was counting on.

Mass. adds 10,000 jobs in February

Massachusetts added 10,100 jobs last month but its unemployment rate ticked slightly upward to 3.4 percent, the state announced Thursday.

Rosenberg 'can't even describe' impact health bill would have on Mass.

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Senate President Stan Rosenberg said Thursday the American Health Care Act would deprive the state of federal dollars, leading to untold budgetary troubles on Beacon Hill.

Marlborough president gets six years in prison over $3B scheme

Grant Welker |

The former president of TelexFree was sentenced to six years in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday on charges that he ran an international $3 billion pyramid scheme.

Framingham pharmacist guilty in fatal tainted-drug case

Grant Welker |

Barry Cadden, a co-owner and head pharmacist of a Framingham company connected to a fungal meningitis outbreak, was convicted Wednesday of fraud and racketeering.

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