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Hospitals and HMOs Provided $800 Million in Community Benefits for Massachusetts Residents

OAG MA reports - BOSTON — Massachusetts hospitals provided $641 million and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) contributed $160 million in community benefits for residents of Massachusetts in Fiscal Year 2018, according to reports published today by Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office.   “Investments by Massachusetts hospitals and HMOs are integral to addressing community health needs,” said AG Healey said. “I want to thank Massachusetts hospitals, health plans, and community…
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Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

USCIS reports - WASHINGTON, DC: This week, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country by welcoming almost 7,500 new citizens in nearly 110 naturalization ceremonies between July 1 and July 5. Our naturalization ceremonies will be held in venues across the country, and include several notable ceremonies. Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli will administer the…
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SUMMER SAFETY TIPS: KEEP YOUR FOOD SAFE

To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical. City of Boston reports - Boston, MA: These warm-weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. Whether you’re planning a barbeque for a small or large group, please utilize the following summer safety BACTERIA CONTAMINATION Prior to preparing your food for the…
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Rwandan Man Sentenced for Immigration Fraud and Perjury in Connection with 1994 Genocide

USDOJ MA reports - BOSTON – A man who fled Rwanda near the end of the 1994 genocide was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for immigration fraud and perjury in connection with his application for immigration benefits in the United ; Jean Leonard Teganya, 47, was sentenced by District Court Judge F. Denis Saylor IV to 97 months in prison. Upon completion of his sentence, Teganya will face…
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Atlantic Strong news – Coast Guard repatriates 44 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following 2 at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage

US Coast Guard reports – SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 44 Dominican migrants and transferred them to Dominican Naval authorities Friday morning in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages Tuesday and Wednesday in the Mona ; Six other migrants interdicted in both voyages are facing possible federal prosecution in Puerto…
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