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Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019
Mass. Towns, Cities Behind on Collecting Taxpayer Money From State Fund

Mass. Towns, Cities Behind on Collecting Taxpayer Money From State Fund

You've probably seen the advertisements: Go to findmassmoney.com, type in your name and see if you're owed cash. Much of the money is owed to individuals. But public entities also have thousands' worth of taxpayer dollars... Read More

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Monday, Sep 23, 2019
E-Scooter Riders Shoulder Some Risks, Experts Say

E-Scooter Riders Shoulder Some Risks, Experts Say

Electric scooters are sweeping the nation and starting to pop up in greater Boston. But when you grab the handlebars and hit the road, what happens if something goes wrong? What if you get hurt, or hurt someone else? The... Read More

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Monday, Sep 23, 2019
Words of Warning: What Boston Can Learn From E-Scooter Experiments Nationwide

Words of Warning: What Boston Can Learn From E-Scooter Experiments Nationwide

Electric scooters are flooding cities across the country, and a few suburbs right here in Massachusetts. But as their numbers grow, so does the controversy around how to safely regulate a new mode of transportation. Read More

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Monday, Sep 16, 2019
Tracking Potential Evidence in Double-Dipping Investigation

Tracking Potential Evidence in Double-Dipping Investigation

Surveillance video the NBC10 Boston Investigators obtained shows the town engineer in Hingham removing boxes from his public office building hours before town leaders placed him on paid administrative leave. Town security cameras... Read More

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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
Roads Half-Paved After Utility Work Rile Residents

Roads Half-Paved After Utility Work Rile Residents

By law, National Grid has to repair the road to "as good a condition" as it was in before they dug it up. But, and it's a big but, they only have to fix the part of the road they worked on — no matter what the other half looks... Read More

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Thursday, Sep 5, 2019
Refunds Coming After Movers Allegedly Held Furniture Hostage

Refunds Coming After Movers Allegedly Held Furniture Hostage

Customers complained a moving company based in Billerica, Massachusetts, held their furniture hostage, while demanding more cash for their services. Now, some of them will be getting their money back, thanks to a legal judgment... Read More

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Friday, Aug 30, 2019
Study: 1 in 8 NFL Players Develop Serious Cognitive Problems

Study: 1 in 8 NFL Players Develop Serious Cognitive Problems

As the National Football League season is set to kick off, new research from Harvard University is showing more evidence of the long-term dangers of the game. Certain positions on the field, and the length of a player's career... Read More

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Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Don't Smoke on the Water: Coast Guard Warns Boaters to Leave Weed at Home

Don't Smoke on the Water: Coast Guard Warns Boaters to Leave Weed at Home

Though Massachusetts legalized recreational marijuana, the drug is still considered a controlled substance by the federal government and is illegal under federal law. "If you're on the water, then you enter our jurisdiction," said... Read More

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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Mass. State Police Union Donated $178K to Lawmakers

Mass. State Police Union Donated $178K to Lawmakers

Fallout from a federal investigation into the former head of the Massachusetts State Police union is continuing on Beacon Hill. The former president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts, Dana Pullman, was arrested... Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Double Pole Dilemma: Who Pays When Something Goes Wrong?

Double Pole Dilemma: Who Pays When Something Goes Wrong?

There are more than 16,000 of these dangerous-looking eyesores dotting the landscape across Massachusetts, some likely in your neighborhood. Double power poles are the result of new construction, storm damage and car accidents... Read More

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    Thousands of pounds of deadly hydrofluoric acid escaped into the atmosphere following the massive June 21 blast at the now-shuttered gas refinery in South Philadelphia, according to a new federal report.

  • California Regulator Orders PG&E to Fix Power Shutoff Plan

    The head of California's Public Utilities Commission on Monday ordered PG&E to revamp its power shutdown program to avoid the kind of chaos and breakdowns that were evident in last week’s planned blackouts. The power shutdown...

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    Every year more than 9,000 cases of elder abuse are reported in San Diego County and data shows the crime is often underreported and difficult to fight in court, leaving a majority of cases "open" investigations. Experts...

  • ICE Agents Violate Rules That Protect Immigrant Vets

    Even though the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has policies in place that can protect immigrant U.S. veterans from deportation, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that ICE officials have not regularly...

  • Delta Employee Arrested in $250,000 Heist at JFK Airport

    A Delta Airlines employee has been arrested in connection with the case of $250,000 in cash that apparently vanished from John F. Kennedy Airport as it was being transferred onto one of the airline's flights en route to Florida, a...

  • Brain Exams Aim to Predict Violent Behavior, Stop Killers

    Cutting-edge research is revealing new ways to potentially prevent violent acts, including mass shootings, years before the thought of violence ever crosses the minds of murderers. A study of roughly 1,000 prisoners revealed...

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