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State health officials endorse Beth Israel-Lahey merger

The approval represents a key hurdle for a deal that aims to create a potent rival for Partners HealthCare, the state’s dominant health network.

The lines were long at Providence Municipal Court with drivers waiting to challenge their $95 fine for alleged speeding.

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‘We should start a revolution.’ 12,000 people nailed by Providence speed cameras are furious

The seeds of Monday’s bizarre scene had been sowed last year, when the City Council approved the implementation of 15 traffic cameras.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_Capuano5_met.jpg Capuano faces a major challenge from Pressley. And Warren, Markey aren’t endorsing him.

The senators and two members of the state’s usually unified delegation aren’t backing Michael Capuano in his primary fight against Ayanna Pressley.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_boston_calling_defendants.jpg Boston Calling prosecutors say they may have to drop case

Prosecutors said a judge’s planned jury instructions may force them to drop extortion charges against two officials accused of strong-arming music festival organizers.

Gary Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, has been the strongest West Wing opponent of Trump’s plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

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Gary Cohn leaving White House after dispute over trade

Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, has been the strongest West Wing opponent of Trump’s plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.