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    04/17/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    It is now law in Massachusetts that when operating a motor-vehicle, if the windshield wipers are on, the headlights must be on as well. 
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    Hand-held phones
    04/10/2015 07:37 AM EDT - Concord Democrat Cory Atkins is pushing for a ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. Though we would lean toward support of any reduction in distracted driving, the question is whether holding the phone is the only problem. Full Story

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    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Without dispatchers, public safety departments -- Police and Fire/EMS -- wouldn't function. Full Story
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    HARVARD -- Finally spring is here, and Bargains is ready. Come in and find some women's and men's clothes -- shirts, suits, jackets, slacks, skirts, scarves, shoes -- to outfit you for spring. Full Story
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    Shirley Fire gets new imaging tool

    SHIRLEY -- One of the most important life safety and fire detection tools used by Shirley firefighters has been upgraded. Full Story
     
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    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

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