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

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REVERE, Mass. (AP) - There are reports of partial building and roof collapses after a possible tornado struck this morning in Revere. A fire official says there are no immediate reports of serious injuries. The National Weather Service is investigating to determine whether it was a twister that struck the Boston suburb.

BOSTON (AP) - Campaign officials with Martha Coakley are critical of democratic rival Steve Grossman over an ad released by a SuperPAC backing Grossman and critical of Coakley in the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. A Coakley web video criticizes Grossman for not signing a so-called "people's pledge" limiting such outside ads.

BOSTON (AP) - Five years after Massachusetts de-regulated car insurance rates, premiums for state drivers are headed up again. The Boston Globe reports state figures show average premiums as of 2012 ran about the same as they were before deregulation, averaging $974.

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - The leadership fight with the Market Basket grocery chain is impacting area farmers who normally supply produce. The Eagle Tribune says one grower in Methuen estimates he's losing $2,000 a day because the ongoing revolt by store workers along with customers boycotting the chain's stores.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Power outages caused by strong thunderstorms have for the most part been fixed by utility crews but forecasters warn the region could be in for more storms today. Area media report locally heavy rains insome roads, and the Berkshire Eagle reports the town of Dalton declared a state of emergency because of downed trees.

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