November 28, 1985 |
Gov. Michael S. Dukakis has signed a law imposing criminal penalties for the hazing of students at Massachusetts schools. "This is the kind of conduct we're not going to tolerate in this state," Dukakis said Tuesday at a signing ceremony. He was accompanied by Mary Lenaghan, whose son was killed in a hazing incident at American International College in Springfield last year.
September 24, 1986 |
A survey published today in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that nearly one out of 10 physicians and one out of six medical students regularly abuse drugs and that the number is likely to increase. The research team, led by William McAuliffe of Harvard University's department of behavioral sciences, said the levels reflect trends in drug abuse in the United States.
October 16, 2012 |
Mitt Romney, in an extended response to a question about assault weapons during his debate with President Obama, said, “We were able to drive our schools to be No. 1 in the nation.” As in the past, the former Massachusetts governor took credit for education achievement in the state. Student achievement is arguably tops in the nation in Massachusetts based on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a test given to a sample of students nationwide. Massachusetts also has been praised for its rigorous academic standards.
June 9, 1999
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March 10, 1997 |
Microsoft Corp. has posted a single patch, or program repair kit, to fix all three security bugs found over the last week in its Internet Explorer Web browser. Without the patch, an unscrupulous Web site operator could take advantage of the flaws to wreak havoc in someone else's computer, send instructions to run programs secretly, send electronic mail under the other operator's name, or damage software stored on a hard drive.
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June 29, 1999 |
A former Cal Poly Pomona student who sent threatening e-mail messages to Latinos at universities, corporations and government agencies around the country was sentenced Monday to two years at a federal "boot camp" for young offenders. Kingman Quon, 22, apologized in court "for letting my immaturity get the best of me" when he sent the hate messages with threatening ethnic slurs and denunciations of affirmative action.