- Mass. jobless rate dips, but moves higher than US Updated: Dec-19-13 3:41 pm
- Mass. gov keeps rage in check on missing-boy case Updated: Dec-18-13 8:10 pm
BOSTON - The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dipped slightly in November but not enough for the state to avoid posting a higher jobless rate than the U.S. as a whole for the first month in more than six years, officials said Thursday.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he's trying to "keep my own rage in check" as he presses the commissioner of his child protection agency about the case of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for months and is feared dead.