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Historic change to Massachusetts income tax may be headed to 2022 ballot

14 days ago   |   By WCVB

If adopted by voters, the change would mark an historic departure from the state's flat income tax rate structure.
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Pedestrian bridge collapses onto highway in northeast Washington

Pedestrian bridge collapses onto highway in northeast Washington

A pedestrian bridge collapsed Wednesday onto DC-295 in Northeast Washington. Read more ...

At least 6 hurt in pedestrian bridge collapse in Washington, DC

At least 6 hurt in pedestrian bridge collapse in Washington, DC

At least six people were hurt when a pedestrian bridge crashed down onto a freeway in northwest Washington, DC, around noon on Wednesday, according to reports. Read more ...

Blackhawks announcer Pat Foley says 2021-2022 season will be his last

Blackhawks announcer Pat Foley says 2021-2022 season will be his last

CHICAGO - Blackhawks fans will only have one more season to hear one of the legendary voices in Chicago sports history call their hockey games over the air. On Wednesday, Pat... Read more ...

SCOTUS says school violated cheerleader's rights with Snapchat F-bomb suspension

SCOTUS says school violated cheerleader's rights with Snapchat F-bomb suspension

The US Supreme Court has found that a school violated a cheerleader's right to free speech when it punished her for a profanity-filled Snapchat post she made off campus. Read more ...

Former Ivory Coast PM sentenced to life in prison in absentia over plotting...

Former Ivory Coast PM sentenced to life in prison in absentia over plotting alleged coup

An Ivory Coast court has handed a life sentence to former Prime Minister Guillaume Soro in absentia over charges of conspiracy and an attempted attack on state authority over... Read more ...

Britney Spears to participate remotely in hearing, make rare remarks to...

Britney Spears to participate remotely in hearing, make rare remarks to conservatorship judge

In recent court filings, Spears has sought a greater say over who runs the conservatorship. Read more ...

Video shows woman screaming from back of truck during possible Denver kidnapping

Video shows woman screaming from back of truck during possible Denver kidnapping

DENVER - Surveillance video of a woman screaming appears to show a possible kidnapping in Denver . The video was discovered on a doorbell camera yards away from where witnesses... Read more ...

Nearly half of Russians now back mandatory Covid-19 vaccination & 61% of...

Nearly half of Russians now back mandatory Covid-19 vaccination & 61% of those yet to get jab now planning to do so, polls say

New rules requiring vaccination of workers across several Russian regions have stoked controversy in recent days as the country deals with a rise in new Covid-19 infections... Read more ...

Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper

Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper

The silencing of a prominent pro-democracy voice is the latest sign of China's determination to exert greater control over the city long known for its freedoms after huge... Read more ...

R. Kelly leaves Chicago jail for New York as he awaits sex-trafficking trial

R. Kelly leaves Chicago jail for New York as he awaits sex-trafficking trial

NEW YORK - R&B singer R. Kelly has been jailed in New York City in anticipation of his sex-trafficking trial later this summer. A federal prison website on Wednesday listed... Read more ...