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Some runners report getting their medals there as well.
The House proposal cuts out increased funding for early education, one of the centerpieces of Patrick's plan.
The program aims to keep a closer look at who is using welfare, how it is being used and to restore public trust in the office.
The program also allows users to develop their own plan and see its effects on their tax bill.
While specific deductions would end, personal exemptions would double under the Patrick budget.
The plan focuses on investments in transportation and education while calling for an income tax increase coupled with a lower sales tax.
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Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would tighten gun control laws in Massachusetts while increasing funding for mental health services and enhance background checks. Is this sensible, or reactionary?
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In January, the cabinet will have new secretaries of finance, education, health and public safety.
With trees, extra lights and candle in many homes this month, it's important to be aware of the fire hazards they present.
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