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Senate President Harriette Chandler said lawmakers are moving to protect abortion rights in Massachusetts.

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State lawmakers aim to ensure abortion remains legal in Mass.

“The threat is there,” said Senate President Harriette Chandler, who led the successful charge to pass the NASTY Women Act in her chamber.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/05/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/warren.jpg On Mideast trip, Elizabeth Warren polishes her credentials

For the senator, the trip is bound to raise further talk about her 2020 plans, as the Massachusetts Democrat continues trying to bolster her foreign policy credentials.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/945287876.jpg We know ICE asks local police to make arrests. But we don’t know a lot more, because data is hidden

The Trump administration has clamped down on releasing information about the administrative requests from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner062818METRO30yearbooks70.jpg Your high school yearbook is going online

The Boston Public Library is involved in an ambitious project to digitize every high school yearbook in the state.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/MilanVasicek-AdobeStock_22barriers_01_met.jpg MBTA wants to put barriers, doors on subway platforms

The technology is common at airports, on Asian subway systems, and increasingly in Europe. But it has not been deployed on a major US transit system.