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Banned in Boston: Without vaping, medical marijuana patients must adapt

01 Oct 2019

BOSTON In the first few days of the four-month ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts, Laura Lee Medeiros, a medical marijuana patient, began to worry. 

'Straight-up panic': U.S. vaping crackdown sends some scrambling for their fix

26 Sep 2019

BOSTON When Massachusetts announced a four-month ban on vaping products this week, Chris Soares was ready, having amassed more than 20 bottles of flavored, nicotine-laced vape fluid, enough to supply his daily habit well into next year.

Prison jumpsuit with 'Whitey' Bulger signature gets $25,000 bid

23 Sep 2015

BOSTON A jumpsuit allegedly worn by notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger during his time in a Massachusetts prison has drawn bids as high as $25,000 at auction, even though authorities believe the uniform is a fake.

Harvard spiffs up dorms with original masterpiece prints

23 Sep 2015

BOSTON Dorm life can be anything but classy, but Harvard University students are being offered the chance to rent valuable original prints of masterpieces by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol.

Harvard spiffs up dorms with original masterpiece prints

23 Sep 2015

BOSTON Dorm life can be anything but classy, but Harvard University students are being offered the chance to rent valuable original prints of masterpieces by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol.

Killer of Massachusetts child thought she was demonic: prosecutors

21 Sep 2015

BOSTON A 2-1/2 year-old girl whose body was found in a bag on a Boston Harbor beach in June was killed by her mother's boyfriend because he thought she was possessed by demons, prosecutors said on Monday during a raucous arraignment.

Drug search outside Boston turns up missing World Series ring

16 Sep 2015

BOSTON When a team of Massachusetts police officers entered a suburban Boston home looking for drugs, they found a 2004 Red Sox World Series ring, officials said on Wednesday.

Massachusetts mulls new regulations on ride-share services

15 Sep 2015

BOSTON Massachusetts officials on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to require drivers for ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft to carry at least $1 million in insurance and face what they called the strongest background check requirements in the United States.

Massachusetts police officer to be charged with hoax shooting claim

04 Sep 2015

BOSTON A Massachusetts police officer who sent a Boston suburb into lockdown earlier this week after reporting that an unknown assailant shot at his patrol cruiser will face criminal charges for allegedly making up the whole thing, police said on Friday.

Harvard gives students more latitude to describe their gender

04 Sep 2015

BOSTON Harvard University's largest academic division is allowing students register for the new academic year as male, female or transgender and choose which gendered or genderless pronouns they prefer, school officials said Thursday.

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