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Springfield residents joined city and state officials Tuesday to address a recent study on segregation.
In Orlando, Fla., early Wednesday "an FBI agent was involved in a deadly shooting connected to the Boston Marathon bombing case," NBC News is reporting. A man who was being questioned by the agent is dead. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston and Carrie Johnson have also confirmed the news. Just how firm the man's alleged connection to the marathon case is, though, remains unclear.
Researchers at UMass Amherst and the University of Oklahoma have worked together for several years to develop more accurate tracking and warning systems for tornadoes. But those systems can only do so much.
A series of amendments proposed by a Massachusetts lawmaker would increase funding to state colleges and universities that could freeze student fees for the next academic year.