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Bill would generate millions in funding for S New England

Nov. 15, 2019 2:49 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A coalition of U.S. representatives from New England has introduced legislation to establish Rhode Island and surrounding counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut as a federal regional commission. Rhode Island Democrat David Cicilline says such a designation will allow...

ADL holds summit of ways to battle anti-Semitism

Oct. 26, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — The Anti-Defamation League is holding a forum in Massachusetts dedicated to combatting anti-Semitism. The event Sunday at the Newton Marriott will include presentations by leading experts on anti-Semitism and skill building workshops for adults, students and families. The goal is to...

Business exec ends US Senate challenge to Markey

Oct. 14, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A business executive who touted is experiences as a foster child when he announced a primary challenge to Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in July has ended his campaign. Steve Pemberton in his emailed announcement Monday said he couldn't overcome a system that favors...