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Jul 22
Towns struggle with debate over immigrant services

LYNN, Mass. (AP) AAA" The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that's thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border.

Jul 22
Regulators OK Emera investment in First Wind

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Using new guidance from the state supreme court, Maine utility regulators on Tuesday approved for a second time a deal that gave Canadian utility Emera a stake in First Wind, the state's largest wind developer.

Jul 22
Massachusetts Senate delays debate on PAC bill

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has postponed debating a bill requiring political action committees reveal donors in a timely manner.

Jul 22
Judge approves 1st settlement in 38 Studios case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A judge on Tuesday approved the first settlement in the lawsuit brought by the state's economic development agency over the collapsed video game company founded by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

Jul 22
Gun safety activists rally at Statehouse

BOSTON (AP) - Police chiefs and gun safety activists are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to give the chiefs discretion over issuing firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns.

Jul 22
State argues abortion clinic buffer zone is legal

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones of up to 25 feet is different from a Massachusetts law that was struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court and will survive a court challenge, New Hampshire's attorney general said in legal filings.

Jul 22
Hernandez lawyer: Pats records dispute resolved

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A dispute over team records that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, the defense said Tuesday, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.

Jul 22
Suffolk district attorney protests judge's ruling

BOSTON (AP) - The Suffolk district attorney is asking the state's highest court to step in after a district court judge cleared a woman of assault without hearing any evidence and without a prosecutor in the courtroom.