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Connecticut’s Democratic governor and Massachusetts’s Republican governor have collaborated on legislation they say would reduce the cost of prescription drugs for their residents.

The grave of Ralph Waldo Emerson in Concord, Mass.
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Four of America’s greatest authors lived in the same small town in the mid-1800s. Now they're all buried there together, just a few steps away from each other.

Minor Earthquake Hit Massachusetts On Sunday

Nov 9, 2020
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A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Massachusetts just after 9 a.m. on Sunday morning. 

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Here is an update on the coronavirus in the region:

Starting Wednesday, New York will require travelers from all non-neighboring states to get a coronavirus test before, and potentially after, they arrive in the state in order to avoid a 14-day quarantine.

New York’s positive test rate is 1.5% — down to 1.36% if so-called “hot zones” are excluded. This is the third lowest positive test rate in the country. Connecticut’s positive test rate has dropped to 2.5% after spiking last week.

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Connecticut paid thousands of dollars to upgrade the old train cars it leased from Massachusetts to revive the Hartford Rail Line. Now Massachusetts wants them back.