Former Mass. Gov. Paul Cellucci dies at 65 of Lou Gehrig's disease

HUDSON, Mass., June 9 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Argeo Paul Cellucci has died at his home after battling Lou Gehrig's disease for five years, family friends said. He was 65.

Ex-gov. with ALS raises money for disease

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Paul Cellucci, diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, initiated a campaign Thursday to raise $10 million for research into the disorder.
Ex-U.S. ambassador warns Canada of Obama

Ex-U.S. ambassador warns Canada of Obama

OTTAWA, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A former U.S. ambassador to Canada says if Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wins, it will hurt Canada.

Supporters hope Romney would be in Cabinet

BOSTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney's supporters say even though he isn't the Republican vice presidential pick, they hope he will land a Cabinet post if John McCain is elected.

Canada, U.S. at odds over Arctic shipping

TORONTO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The issue of sovereignty over Arctic waters has flared again between Canada and the United States.

Owner cutting racing days at Pimlico

BALTIMORE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Canadian company that owns Maryland's famed Pimlico Race Track plans to run only 18 days of racing there next year.

U.S.-Canada relations begin thawing

OTTAWA, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Canada's prime minister-in-waiting expects to meet with U.S. President George Bush as early as January.

Under the Maple Leaf: Mending fences

Told you so.
MARK BLANCHARD, United Press International

Under the Maple Leaf: No Liberal apology

We're sorry, but we can't -- and won't -- apologize.

Think tanks wrap-up VI

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Under the Maple Leaf: War talk

TORONTO, March 27 (UPI) -- It was stinging criticism of Canada's position on the war in Iraq.

Romney takes reigns in Mass.

BOSTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney, a rising star in Republican national circles, was inaugurated Thursday as governor of Massachusetts with a vow to meet the state's fiscal crisis "head on." New Mexico and Michigan inaugurated new governors on New Year's Day, while 20 other st

Under the Maple Leaf:Sticks and stones...

TORONTO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Canada has harsh words for Bush. A case of cross-border name calling

Canada challenges U.S. on deportation

MONTREAL, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A dispute has flared up between the United States and Canada following the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service's deportation to Syria of a Canadian-Syrian dual citizen. Media reports Thursday said Maher Arar, a 32-year-old Syrian-born engineer, wa

Canada set to boost defense budget,

MONTREAL, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien has sent signals that for the first time since he took office nine years ago, he will address chronic underfunding in Cana

O'Brien to face Romney for Mass. gov

BOSTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- State Treasurer Shannon O'Brien Tuesday won a four-way primary race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Massachusetts and will face Republican Mitt Romney in the general election.

Four Mass. Democrats vie to face Romney

BOSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Four Democrats vied for votes in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary in Massachusetts and a chance to take on Republican Mitt Romney and his reputation for having cleaned up the Winter Olympics. Romney was unopposed in the GOP primary.

UPI's Capital Comment for April 8, 2002

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

Romney to run for gov as Swift drops out

BOSTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Millionaire venture capitalist Mitt Romney announced Tuesday he will run for governor in Massachusetts just hours after Acting Gov. Jane Swift assured him the Republican nomination by dropping out of the primary race. Swift, citing family concerns and pol

Analysis: Romney, from Games to Gov.?

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney may be vacationing in Hawaii but Massachusetts most likely is on his mind.

Feature:Canada tree growers want fast pass

HAILFAX, Nova Scotia, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Nova Scotia's Christmas tree growers who ship 1.7 million of their balsam fir trees to U.S. markets annually want to see their trees fly through the Candian-U.S

Boston airport head resigns

BOSTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The embattled head of the agency that runs Boston's Logan International Airport, under intense pressure since terrorists hijacked two passenger jets after takin

Mass. Gov. Swift to run on her own

GARDNER, Mass., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Acting Gov. Jane Swift, the first woman governor in Massachusetts and the only governor in the nation to give birth while in office, said Thursday she will run

Mass. Gov. Swift to run on her own

BOSTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Acting Gov. Jane Swift, the first woman governor in Massachusetts and the only governor in the nation to give birth while in office, will run for a full four-ye