Baker seeks to end film credit, boost working families

Governor Charlie Baker calls for phasing out the state’s film tax credit.

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Governor Baker’s proposed budget would kill a controversial tax credit and expand one for low-income workers.

// State officials wary about early retirements

A top legislative leader and a top union official expressed apprehension about Governor Charlie Baker’s plan.

Two more winter storms headed toward Mass.

The storms will bring snow, rain, and sleet, and possibly make this winter season the snowiest on record in Boston.

// As secretary of state, Clinton exclusively used personal e-mail

Hillary Clinton may have violated federal requirements that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record.

Bill O’Reilly (left) and Chet Curtis on WCVB, Channel 5, in 1986.


Bill O’Reilly’s Falklands stories led to Boston TV job

O’Reilly’s reporting from Buenos Aires, which has been challenged by critics, landed him a job at Channel 7 in 1982.

Live video: Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Testimony has resumed in the case against the former Patriots star.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) meets his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) for a new round of nuclear negotiations in Montreux March 2, 2015. Kerry and Zarif held the first of what could amount to three days of meetings in Montreux about restraining the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. Also pictured are U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (L) and Iran's Atomic Energy Organization head Ali Akbar Salehi. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY)

John Kerry’s Iran diplomacy in cross hairs of partisan battle

The secretary of state will have much on the line when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress.

Third generation owner David Masse cut a key for a customer.

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Cambridge hardware store ran out of family to run it

There’s no sign to remind us, but Masse Hardware’s motto — “If we don’t have it, you don’t need it” — lives on.


Closing in on the truth in tangled Tsarnaev case

Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have died in a hail of fire, but he will be a proxy defendant alongside his little brother.

// Meehan seen as contender in hunt for UMass chief

A committee searching for the next university system leader appears to want someone with all the skills of Martin Meehan.

// Broadway in Boston announces 2015-16 season

The season is full of Tony Award-winning shows, and opens with the return of the musical comedy “The Book of Mormon”

The Revis situation is reminiscent of Randy Moss.

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Don’t be surprised if Patriots lose Revis, McCourty

Someone is going to have to blink, and in Foxborough it’s usually the guys wearing the helmets who cave.

// Keolis asks MBTA to waive fines for late trains

The commuter rail operator is trying to avoid more than $430,000 in fines, citing a “severe weather” clause.

// Spirits rising in a new Dorchester distillery

With artisanal products booming, entrepreneur Rhonda Kallman is moving from beer to whiskey.

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// Walmart hike offers hope for lower-paid

We’ll look back and say that Congress didn’t raise the federal minimum wage above $7.25 per hour. Walmart effectively did.

The Big Picture

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Documenting one family’s home birth experience

For Ashley Bennett, having her second child at home in Medford was an opportunity to be encouraged and supported.