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A federal judge ruled Friday that consumers of any age should be able to buy emergency contraception without a prescription, instead of women first having to prove they are age 17 or older.
Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters.
The Framingham pharmacy linked to the national meningitis outbreak filed for Chapter 11 today, Dec. 21 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Massachusetts.
National Grid was fined nearly $19 million, the highest fine levied against utilities in Massachusetts.
Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency began using a new first-in-the-nation emergency alerting app, as part of its notifications to the public.
The owners of Ameridose, also own New England Compounding Center, a specialty pharmacy in Framingham linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Massachusetts is expected to see 100,000 manufacturing jobs over the next decade, about 10,000 per year said Economist Barry Bluestone at a MetroWest Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.
Sen. Scott Brown told NewsCenter 5 he will give the $5,000 donation to the Meningitis Foundation of America.
The Framingham-based New England Compounding Center produced a steroid linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak, which has killed 12 people and infected 130 others across 10 states.
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Loka Nabil Wahba, 21, has been in a coma since a rollover car crash on Route 9 in Westborough in August.
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