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Employer group wants end to hiked MassHealth fees

Associated Industries of Massachusetts, which represents 4,000 employers, plans to submit a bill to the Legislature this month that would end the fees right away — one year early.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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A House (and Senate) divided: Trump facing split Congress for first time

America will get its first taste of divided government under President Trump this week when a Democratic House tries to wrest control of the political agenda from the president.


// Training students to patch up classmates’ gunshot wounds sends message: Kids, you’re on your own

In a nation unwilling to take even modest steps to prevent the next Columbine or Parkland massacre, schools have begun training students how to patch up victims of mass casualty events.

// For head of state’s biotech trade group, drug progress is personal

An experimental cystic fibrosis drug by Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals can’t come soon enough for Robert Coughlin, president of MassBio. His son has the disease.

A pending lawsuit accuses Dartmouth College of failing to protect its female students.

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After sexual harassment case, what’s next for Dartmouth College?

A lawsuit alleging widespread sexual misconduct and assault by three former psychology professors shook Dartmouth last month. Now, the campus is grappling with its next steps.