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Massachusetts House Ways and Means Chairman Aaron Michlewitz, at left, briefs reporters on his committee's proposed fiscal 2020 budget. With him is House Speaker Robert DeLeo.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

The Massachusetts House released its version of the state budget. It calls for no major tax increases. 

From left seated in the same row in Hampden Superior Court: Springfield police officers Igor Basovskiy, Anthony Cicero, Daniel Billingsley, Christian Cicero and Jameson Williams.
Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Thirteen current and former Springfield, Massachusetts, police officers have been arraigned on charges of either participating in or helping cover up an attack on four men outside a city bar in 2015. 

Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Daily Hampshire Gazette / gazettenet.com

The campus police chief for both Smith and Mount Holyoke colleges has been put on administrative leave following protests about his perceived political views.

Catherine Velez, who is a Stop & Shop Peapod employee, joined her coworkers in East Hartford, Connecticut, as they went on strike against the company on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Nicole Leonard / Connecticut Public Radio

Updated 10:30 p.m.

Workers clustered together at the two entrances to the Stop & Shop store in East Hartford, Connecticut, holding signs in the air and chanting, "Better contract, better lives. Better contract, better lives!"

New England Public Radio and WGBY Television Join Together
Joyce Skowrya / NEPR

New England Public Radio and WGBY Public Television today announced they are joining to create a robust new multi-media organization, New England Public Media (NEPM), with one of the largest newsrooms in western Massachusetts. With a goal of expanding public media offerings for the people of western New England, NEPM will build on the strength of each organization to deliver the trusted educational content, cultural and news programs, and community engagement that characterizes public media.

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