Mortgage lenders in Massachusetts reached an agreement in principle Dec. 2 with the state's attorney general in the nation's nastiest batch of lending discrimination cases to date.

Massachusetts, home of the colonial Salem witch hunt, has been a focal point of lending discrimination scrutiny since the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston released its controversial lending discrimination study in 1990.

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