BOSTON (AP) - Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey clashed on everything from their records in Congress and the private sector to term limits in their final debate of the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts. Last night's hour-long debate was held at WGBH-TV. The election is next Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak's president says long-distance trains and some short-haul routes would be jeopardized and service in the busy Northeast corridor might have to be slowed if proposed federal subsidy cuts become reality. Iowa Republican Congressman Tom Latham is proposing a fiscal 2014 transportation budget that includes $950 million in operating and capital subsidies for Amtrak.
BOSTON (AP) - The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund. The proposed $2.6 billion, 130-turbine project claims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm. In a statement, PensionDanmark says it has already invested in two offshore wind farm projects in Denmark, and is "delighted" to participate in Cape Wind.
BOSTON (AP) - Congressman Michael Capuano is co-sponsoring a bill he says will give car owners more control over so-called "black box" recorders. The legislation would require manufacturers to let consumers known if a recorder is installed in their car and what kind of information the recorder is collecting. The bill would also requires car makers to provide information about how the data may be used.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa is giving his medal to the City of Boston as a tribute to the victims and families affected by the twin bombing near the race's finish line. The Ethiopian will present the medal to Mayor Thomas Menino on Sunday on Boston Common.
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