AP-MA--Massachusetts News Digest 1:30 pm, MA
Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Massachusetts.
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Colleges are being pressured to cut ties with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid public outcries over the separation of migrant families along the nation’s southern border. Campus petitions and protests have demanded that school leaders terminate financial contracts with the agency at Northeastern University, Johns Hopkins University and Vermont’s system of public colleges, which have agreements totaling about $4 million this year for research and training services. By Collin Binkley. SENT: 820 words with photos.
Like students procrastinating on their term papers, Massachusetts lawmakers have left a pile of unfinished business for the final days of the legislative session. By Bob Salsberg. SENT: 133 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.
— OFFICER-VEHICULAR HOMICIDE: Prosecutors have charged a Massachusetts police officer they say caused a fatal accident while on duty with motor vehicle homicide. SENT: 135 words.
—SENATE 2018- MASSACHUSETTS: A supporter of Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been charged with assaulting one of her challengers during a campaign event in Massachusetts. SENT: 155 words.
— E-CIGARETTE CRACKDOWN: Massachusetts’ attorney general is launching an investigation into a popular e-cigarette maker. SENT: 140 words.
— ENDANGERED RESERVATION: A key federal agency is supporting legislation protecting the Mashpee Wampanoag’s reservation lands in Massachusetts. SENT: 135 words.
— BODY FOUND-NEW HAMPSHIRE: Prosecutors in Massachusetts say an arrest has been made in the slaying of a man found near a New Hampshire road earlier this month. SENT: 121 words.
— CAPE COD STABBING: A 19-year-old Cape Cod man charged with fatally stabbing another man at a party has been scheduled for trial this fall.
— PRISON OPIOID SMUGGLING: Police have arrested two Massachusetts men they say were caught trying to smuggle drugs to inmates at the state women’s prison. SENT: 140 words.
— TEEN DIES-ASSAULT: A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl who hit her head when she was pushed to the ground has died. SENT: 90 words.
— KILLED BY TREE: Police say a large tree has fallen on a home in Massachusetts, killing a person inside. SENT: 90 words.
— LOBSTER BAIT: New England’s lobster fishing industry is again facing the possibility of a bait shortage, and ocean managers are looking to make some tweaks to the herring fishery. 120 words.
Drew Pomeranz comes off the disabled list for his first start since May 31, pitching for the first-place Boston Red Sox against the last-place Baltimore Orioles, now 0-4 since trading Manny Machado. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
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