Local • 3A, 8A

Franklin hosts career day

Franklin Middle School held a College and Career Readiness Day designed to expose students to life’s possibilities and to show them how the work they do in school connects to the real world. Tuesday’s presenters came from 60 careers.

GIFTS announces new service

GIFTS Men’s Shelter officials are adding a layer of support they hope will increase the odds that men who have stayed at the shelter will transition back into productive, independent lives through a transitional living program starting in a recently shuttered youth group home and treatment facility GIFTS acquired.

State • 2A

Myriad bills get votes

Abortions for public workers would not be covered by insurance in most cases under a bill the state Senate approved Tuesday without debate. As senators worked into the night, they also approved bills loosening regulations for building on wetlands, allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs, and providing more aid to schools in rural areas and ones that have been cash-strapped.

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