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Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters.
Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation that would require teachers, workers at child care centers and school bus drivers to submit fingerprints for criminal background checks.
Congress is so focused on the fiscal cliff, the farm bill has yet to be renewed.
Police & Fire, Schools
Friends and family can remember Framingham State University student Colleen Kelly, 21, at Gately Funeral Home on Tuesday and at Mass on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency began using a new first-in-the-nation emergency alerting app, as part of its notifications to the public.
Congressman Ed Markey told Framingham Patch a law is needed to ensure compounding pharmacies don't turn into compounding manufacturers.
Government, Public Safety
The single-car crash happened Wednesday at 4 a.m. on Treble Cove Road in Billerica. The name of the driver has not been released.
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