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Applications for new charter schools, most targeted for the neediest urban districts, surged after the passage of legislation last winter that loosened limits on their expansion. (By David Abel, Globe Staff)
The man convicted in the notorious 2005 Bourneside killings is seeking a new trial because the Suffolk district attorney's office withheld information that could cast doubt on his guilt. (By Maria Cramer, Globe Staff)
In the hot race to fill the Senate seat being vacated by New Hampshire Republican Judd Gregg, all four major GOP contenders are invoking the sensibility, style, and sheer name power of Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown. (By Sarah Schweitzer, Globe Staff)
Interviews with Boston-area texters suggest they are trying, with mixed results, to start weaning themselves from texting in the car to comply with a new law that takes effect Oct. 1. (By Linda Matchan, Globe Staff)