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Creation of Drug Consumption Sites Supported By Panel of Opioid Addiction Treatment Experts

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Boston, MA– Experts on opioid addiction treatment are urging state lawmakers to approve the creation of safe drug consumption sites in Massachusetts. So far, Governor Charlie…

Jennifer Pacheco

Democratic Presidential Candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren Speaks on Reparations

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Jackson, MS– Massachusetts Democrat Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took the podium Monday night in Jackson, Mississippi. Boston.com reports that while speaking to…

Jennifer Pacheco

Hundreds of Students Skip Class to Protest Climate Change

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Boston, MA– There always seems to be some group of people congregating near the Park Street T station making it harder to get around, but this…

Aiden Dobens

Mass. House Votes to Ban Conversion Therapy for Minors in Blowout Vote

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Boston, MA– The Massachusetts House voted 147-8 in a bill which would ban the practice of conversion therapy for minors. The bill, H.140, prevents health…

Aiden Dobens

Voters Simultaneously Recall and Re-Elect Fall River Mayor

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Fall River, MA– It's no secret that politics in 2019 is at a weird place, with a tweeting President and a seemingly divided country. But no…

Aiden Dobens

Calls for Stricter Gun Laws After Cambridge Man Illegally Purchased Ammo at Gun Show

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Cambridge, MA– After a Cambridge man was charged with illegal possession of ammunition that he purchased last week at a Wilmington, MA gun show, Middlesex District…

Jennifer Pacheco

Quincy May Have Found a New Partner in its Challenge to Boston Over Long Island Bridge

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Quincy, MA– Quincy city officials are meeting on April 1 with representatives from the Muhheconneuk Intertribal Committee to see if they have enough shared interests to…

Adrien Lynch

Rep. Pressley Introduces Amendment to Lower Federal Voting Age to 16

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Washington, DC– Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D), who represents thee-fourths of Boston in the U.S. House of Representatives, proposed an amendment to lower the federal voting…

Aiden Dobens

Boston's Suffolk County Ranked Most Politically Intolerant

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Boston, MA– Every Bostonian I've ever met has a strong opinion about something, and few are shy about telling me exactly what they think. Even with…

Aiden Dobens