Headlines for Thursday, February 25, 2016

National headlines

Warren bill would help limit opioids

Mitt Romney: Donald Trump’s taxes will blow up in his face

Supreme Court’s credibility could be diminished in nominee fight, Obama warns – The Boston Globe

State headlines

State looks at reducing incentives for insurance companies to serve low-income communities – The Boston Globe

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans defends use of covert cell trackers – The Boston Globe

Mass. GOP establishment braces for Trump win – The Boston Globe

New hearings for sex offenders begin this week, could take 2 years to complete – The Boston Globe

Federal prosecutors looking into Sen. Brian Joyce’s role in Stonehill College solar project – The Boston Globe

Charlie Baker moves to resolve Wynn Resorts casino crisis

Is Donald Trump appearing at Faneuil Hall this weekend or not? – Boston Business Journal

Mass. Attorney Who Represented Guantanamo Inmates Discusses Obama’s Plans To Close Prison

State: Snake colony 
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Chabot: Transparency watchdog takes aim at AG

Baker faces backlash amid bid to reshape GOP state committee

Gov. Baker Appears To Be Growing Frustrated With Lack Of Movement On Opioid Bill

DeLeo Will Consider Fingerprinting For Ride-hail Drivers, But Uber Says It Could Leave Boston

Time is not right for large T fare hike – CommonWealth Magazine

Fish calls casino ‘game-changer’ for MA – CommonWealth Magazine

Curtatone invites Steve Wynn to call him – CommonWealth Magazine

Pilgrim owner faces penalty for violating state law

Lawmakers consider pitch for high-speed Boston-Springfield rail line | masslive.com

Local headlines

Detectives, union gave $25G ahead of vote | Boston Herald

Municipal road rage brewing between Dracut, Methuen

Police union denounces bid to link Trump, organization with KKK

Marty Walsh watches ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ – The Boston Globe

Trump supporters in Brockton trumpet their candidate ahead of primary

Hingham to get state’s newest drug court

Holliston lawyer announces run for Middlesex sheriff

Shrewsbury frets about tear-downs replaced by larger houses

Worcester City Councilor Michael Gaffney sues InCity Times

Few Hispanics on Southbridge schools turnaround panel

Walsh: No need for federal case

Walsh files municipal lobbying legislation – The Boston Globe

Emotions run deep as Children’s Hospital defends expansion – The Boston Globe

Boston City Council approves 29 percent pay hike for detectives – The Boston Globe