BOSTON (AP) - With the adjournment in this morning's wee hours of the Massachusetts legislature, state Senate President Therese Murray presided over her final formal session. The Plymouth Democrat got a standing ovation from her fellow lawmakers toward the end of last night's session. Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg is in line to succeed her in the post.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester school officials have sent to a subcommittee a proposal to allow ads on city school buses. At a meeting yesterday, the Telegram & Gazette reports safety and commercialization concerns were voiced at a meeting on the issue yesterday. It was floated as a way of raising money for educational programs.
BOSTON (AP) - Police are investigating the apparent stabbing death of a man whose body was found in a South Boston park this morning. A jogger called police after coming across the dead man in Joe Moakley Park, with a trail of blood found in the park.
WATERFORD, Maine (AP) - Maine authorities have found a Winthrop woman who went missing from a campground for several hours overnight. They say a sheriff's deputy found Christine Loring at a rest area about 2 miles from the campground where she'd been staying.
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) - A state scientist this week was able to tag a 12-foot great white shark with a tracking device off Chatham -- the first great white tagged so far this season. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy group tells the Cape Cod Times the device will allow researchers to follow the shark's movements and learn more about its behavior.
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