Headlines for Thursday, March 10, 2016

National headlines

Elizabeth Warren hits GOP on Supreme Court slot

Petitioners deliver 800,000 signatures to Mitch McConnell in support of Elizabeth Warren’s Social Security bill

After Trump endorsement, NASCAR faces the fallout – The Boston Globe

Florida ad war to stop Donald Trump is a battle of the billionaires – The Boston Globe

State headlines

Why is stealing an iPhone a felony? – The Boston Globe

State rejects plan to fix troubled nursing home – The Boston Globe

Massachusetts House passes bill that would regulate Uber, Lyft – The Boston Globe

Early voting set to debut with November election but officials say there’s no funding – News – southcoasttoday.com – New Bedford, MA

T pension undercount

Curtatone: Somerville’s being bullied

House passes ride-hail bill

Mass. leads big data charge; draws $2.4B in investments

Local GOP Looks On The Bright Side Of Trump’s Mass. Popularity

Local headlines

Regional opioid prevention summit being held today

Brockton Rep. Gerard Cassidy sworn in at State House

Stakeholders, strategists celebrate completion of Brockton Downtown Action Strategy

There are 40,000 small businesses in Boston. Here’s how the city plans to help them. – Boston Business Journal

Mayor Walsh Talks Opioids, Marijuana Legalization, Housing And Boston Latin

Weymouth mayor won’t rule out litigation in effort to stop gas compressor station

Downtown Framingham official wants MBTA, Keolis to clean up trash

Worcester, other towns taking stance against lifting charter school cap

ExxonMobil says Charlton wanted $25M on top of water line cost

Boston’s small businesses facing critical gaps, inequality, City Hall report finds – The Boston Globe

Student walkout promoted by union-affiliated organizations – The Boston Globe

Federal investigators cite lack of training and inadequate staffing in deaths of Boston firefighters – The Boston Globe

UMass Amherst named a top campus for food by Princeton Review

Vermont Yankee to scale back emergency plan, affecting 7 Massachusetts towns

East Longmeadow panel suspends police chief search after questions arise over selection process

Opioid scandal rocks North Reading public works – The Boston Globe

Former city councilor Stephen Murphy may run for Register of Deeds – The Boston Globe