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Massachusetts voters want lawmakers to legalize marijuana

Massachusetts voters want lawmakers to legalize marijuana

Massachusetts could soon legalize widely controversial recreational drug marijuana as voters overwhelmingly approved the proposal in the recently held election.

Results of non-binding Public Policy Questions (PPQ) placed on ballot on Tuesday showed that a notable majority of voters are ready for legalization of marijuana in all 14 districts.

Wynn Resorts, MGM awarded casino licenses

Wynn Resorts, MGM awarded casino licenses

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has officially awarded licenses to Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International, allowing the gambling giants to open the state's first two legal casino resorts.

The licenses were issued in principle months ago, but the authorities delayed them until after the November 4 election, when voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question to revoke the controversial casino law that allows resort casinos to operate legally in the state.

Republican Charlie Baker Wins Massachusetts gubernatorial Race

Republican Charlie Baker Wins Massachusetts gubernatorial Race

Finally, the results are out and Republican Charlie Baker has defeated Democrat Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race. It is not considered to be a surprise, as CBS News has already projected Baker will emerge as the winner of the governor elections of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts witnesses low voter turnout

Massachusetts witnesses low voter turnout

Many polling stations in Massachusetts witnessed low voting on Tuesday as a nearly half of voters across the state didn't cast their ballots.

As per available figures, merely 34.30 per cent of registered voters in Boston, the capital and largest city of the state, cast their ballots as of 6 p. m. In other words, nearly 250,000 people didn't make it to the polls.

The capital of Massachusetts is home to more than 380,000 of the state's total 4.3 million registered voters.

Massachusetts identifies six hospitals to treat Ebola patients

Massachusetts identifies six hospitals to treat Ebola patients

Six Massachusetts hospitals have informed that their medical teams are well prepared to treat Ebola patients in case of an outbreak of the deadly disease in the state, Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett announced on Friday.

The six hospitals are: Baystate Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Stepping up their efforts to fight back a potential Ebola outbreak, the hospitals are now ready to screen, identify and isolate Ebola patients, if necessary.

Jeanne Shaheen’s new advertisement blames Brown for outsourcing of jobs

Jeanne Shaheen’s new advertisement blames Brown for outsourcing of jobs

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Wednesday released a new paid web ad, in which she apparently blames her Republican opponent Scott Brown for the growing problem of outsourcing.

The ad features New Hampshire residents who lost their jobs as companies outsourced their work to overseas. A couple, Ed and Ginger Cunningham, says they were working for Lucent Technologies until the company in North Andover, Massachusetts, closed its doors and outsourced all jobs.

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