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Experts Say Global Conditions, Uncertainty Slowing Economic Growth

By Michael Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 27, 2012–The Massachusetts economy has downshifted to a “lower gear,” held back by deteriorating global conditions, with slower growth expected to continue in the coming months, according to the latest from Massachusetts economic analysts. According to a summary released Thursday morning of a MassBenchmarks

IMMIGRANT ACTIVISTS DITCH HUNGER STRIKE, PLAN TO THANK PATRICK INSTEAD

By Michael Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 26, 2012. Encouraged by Gov. Deval Patrick’s statements Monday after they questioned his commitment to defeating “anti-immigrant” budget proposals, activists have called off a planned hunger strike and State House sit-in and instead will send thank-you delegations to Patrick’s office and hold a press

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