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A person wearing mask and gloves out of concern for the coronavirus carries a box of donated food away from a Salvation Army food pantry, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Chelsea, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Baker says state making gains on virus; 2nd Walmart closes

May. 5, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is continuing to see coronavirus numbers heading in the right direction, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday. One good sign is that even as the state increases the number of tests it's conducting, the percentage of those testing positive for the virus is decreasing, Baker said. The...

Lawmakers urge feds to include seafood in food aid purchases

May. 3, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts congressional delegation are pushing to include East Coast seafood in purchasing agreements funded by the federal Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Sens. Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren and Reps. William Keating and Seth Moulton said in a...