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News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press

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REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A tornado that touched down in Revere damaged buildings and downed trees and power lines. Officials say there were no immediate reports of serious injuries from this morning's storm but many buildings sustained damage, including City Hall.

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) - A box containing human remains has been found in Duxbury. Officials are still trying to determine who the person was and how they died. The remains were found after a report of a suspicious box yesterday morning.

BOSTON (AP) - Ralph Gants has been installed as the new chief justice of the highest court in Massachusetts. Gants was sworn in today by Gov. Deval Patrick as the 37th chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court. Gants has been an associate justice on the SJC since 2009. Before that, he served as a Superior Court judge.

BOSTON (AP) - The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is criticizing rival Steve Grossman for not signing a so-called "people's pledge" that would limit ads by independent expenditure groups. Coakley was the target of an ad released by a SuperPAC supporting Grossman. The ad criticizes Coakley for not supporting a Gov. Deval Patrick's proposal to limit individuals to one gun purchase per month.

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