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Massachusetts governor says pro teams can reopen facilities June 6

Massachusetts governor says pro teams can reopen facilities June 6

Sports
May 29 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday that the state's five professional sports teams can reopen their respective practice facilities beginning in early June. The Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins and New England Revolution can resume practicing at their respective facilities starting June 6, Baker said. Advertisement Baker noted the reopening of those training facilities must be done in accordance with the health and safety protocols that each of the leagues is currently implementing. "We've also had very positive conversations with our sports teams, the Celtics, the Bruins, the Patriots, the Red Sox and the Revolution," Baker said. "And this order will also allow professional sports teams to begin practicing at their faciliti...
Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

Health
Massachusetts has sued electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc., accusing the company of deliberately targeting young people through its marketing campaignsBy STEVE LeBLANC Associated PressFebruary 12, 2020, 8:34 PM4 min readBOSTON -- Massachusetts sued electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. on Wednesday, accusing the company of deliberately targeting young people through its marketing campaigns. Attorney General Maura Healey's office said the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker is responsible for “creating a youth vaping epidemic” with deceptive advertising tactics designed to lure in teen users. “Our message today is simple: Juul can't profit off the addiction of young people," Healey said. Healey announced her investigation into Juul in July 2018 and asked the company to turn ove...
Kevin Spacey: Actor charged with sexual assault in Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey: Actor charged with sexual assault in Massachusetts

Entertainment
US actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager at a bar in Massachusetts.He will appear in court on 7 January over the incident, which allegedly occurred in Nantucket in July 2016.On Monday, Mr Spacey posted a video in which he appears to deny any wrongdoing while in character as Frank Underwood from House of Cards."I'm certainly not going to pay the price for the things I didn't do," he says in the clip."You wouldn't believe the worst without evidence, would you?" he asks. "You wouldn't rush to judgements without facts." How the Kevin Spacey story unfolded What has #MeToo actually changed? The alleged victim is the son of former television news presenter Heather Unruh, who spoke publicly about the inc...