The state Registry of Motor Vehicles would like to close three branches in Western Mass. Under a consolidation plan, offices in Easthampton, Chicopee and North Adams would be shut down. Branches would be maintained in Greenfield, Pittsfield and Springfield. The plan is drawing fire from the business community, and local mayors including Mike Tautznik of Easthampton, who calls it a lousy idea.
Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.
The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.
One man died and at least eight people were injured in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles.
Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.
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