AP Top Massachusetts Headlines At 8 p.m. EDT

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado that ripped roofs off homes in suburban Boston, uprooted trees and forced businesses to close....

Super PAC ad heats up Massachusetts governor race
BOSTON (AP) -- The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is criticizing rival Steve Grossman after a super PAC launched an ad attacking Coakley for her opposition to Gov. Deval Patrick's proposal to limit individuals to one gun purchase per month....

Gov. Patrick: I'm hearing support for shelter plan
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick says comments to his office are running as high as three-to-one in favor of his offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border....

Gants sworn in as new chief justice of SJC
BOSTON (AP) -- Ralph Gants was installed Monday as the new chief justice of the highest court in Massachusetts....

Gas prices down 4 cents in Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) -- Gas prices in Massachusetts have dropped another 4 cents in the past week....

 

 

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