AP Top Massachusetts Headlines At 8:35 p.m. EDT

Lawmakers move to restore budget items vetoed by Baker
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawmakers moved Wednesday to restore nearly $100 million in spending vetoed from the state budget by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, including funds for full-day kindergarten programs and for the University of Massachusetts system....

Massachusetts lawmakers back 2-day sales tax 'holiday'
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts was on track Wednesday for another sales tax holiday in August despite concerns from several lawmakers that the two-day suspension of the state's 6.25 percent tax was little more than a gimmick that benefits large retailers while costing the state valuable revenue....

Criminal case into casino land deal focuses on investigators
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday over allegations that private investigators working for Wynn Resorts gained unauthorized access to files in a joint state and federal criminal probe that now figures into Massachusetts's biggest casino project....

Appeals court upholds ex-FBI agent's murder conviction
MIAMI (AP) -- A divided appeals court on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of a former FBI agent in the 1982 slaying of a Florida gambling executive in a case connected to imprisoned New England mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger....

The Latest: Brady and players' union file lawsuit again NFL
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using underinflated footballs (all times local):...

 

 

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