BOSTON (AP) - Congressman Stephen Lynch is renewing a call to release more documents from a congressional probe into the 9/11 terror attacks. The Massachusetts Democrat and a colleague from North Carolina are calling on the Obama administration to declassify 28 pages of a report on the attacks.
BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers today take up a flood insurance statute designed to cushion the impact of new federal flood insurance rules for homeowners. The measure ties how much insurance property owners must buy to what they owe on their mortgages, rather than to their home's full replacement value.
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Two people are dead after a car crash in Middleborough yesterday afternoon. Police say Dennis Canning of Middleborough and Kimberly Bebare of Iowa both apparently died on impact. A dog in Bebare's car survived.
LUDLOW, Mass. (AP) - A Ludlow police officer has been suspended without pay as he faces charges he stole drugs out of the department's evidence locker. Lieutenant Thomas Foye was initially suspended without pay after his August arrest but the new move comes after he was indicted last week.
BOSTON (AP) - After studies showing Massachusetts lags other states when it comes to women in leadership posts, the state is funding a program providing at least a dozen yearlong graduate fellowships to put women into state managerial jobs. Governor Deval Patrick tells The Boston Globe it's critical that the state prepare everyone to contribute in a competitive global economy.
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