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Mass. governor: I expect to OK tax-free weekend

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects to sign off on another summer tax-free weekend. Full story

Sales tax holiday

Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects to sign off on another summer tax-free weekend. Full story

Mass. governor announces development grants

Thirty-eight cities and towns across Massachusetts are set to receive $31 million in federal Community Development Block Grants. Full story

Mass. lawmakers override transportation veto

Taxes on gasoline and cigarettes are set to increase after Massachusetts lawmakers voted to override Gov. Deval Patrick's veto of a transportation financing bill. Full story

Mass. base gets new name to reflect

A military base on Cape Cod has a new name. Gov. Deval Patrick has issued an executive order renaming the Massachusetts Military Reservation as " Joint Base Cape Cod." Full story

Mass. gov vetoes transportation financing bill

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday kept his promise to veto a massive transportation financing bill, saying the measure was "not good enough" after lawmakers rejected his demand to include a plan for offsetting a potential loss of turnpike tolls. Full story

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Mass. House rejects change to transportation bill

Mass. gov. seeks change in transportation bill

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  1: Deval Patrick, national security experts give latest update on Boston bombing

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, NBC correspondent Pete Williams, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and a roundtable of national security experts visit Meet the Press to discuss the latest developments in the Boston marathon bombing investigation.

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Kenneth Feinberg, an attorney who managed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, speaks at a news conference in Boston, Tuesday April 23, 2013, as Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick listens at right. Feinberg will design and be administrator of a new fund to help people affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. Pa

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speaks to the media at a shopping mall on the perimeter of a locked down area as a search for the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings takes place April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA

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Boston Mayor Tom Menino speaks from his wheelchair during a news conference, as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and public safety officials watch, in Watertown, Massachusetts April 19, 2013. Patrick said a stay-in-place order for Boston has been lifted and mass transit reopened on Friday aftern

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speaks at a press conference with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino