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Enough of this nonsense
Some people have questioned Felix Hernandez' Cy Young Award on the basis that he pitched in the AL West and not the vaunted AL East....
Obama pardons two turkeys in annual White House tradition
By Mark Arsenault, Globe Staff WASHINGTON — President Obama this morning offered the traditional presidential pardon to two Thanksgiving turkeys, wisecracking that it “feels pretty...
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In Burlington, the former police chief cleared $200,000 in 2009,...
More than a third of eighth-graders attending urban school districts across Massachusetts at the end of the last academic year were at risk of dropping out of high school, according to newly compiled data from the state. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)
A cache of a quarter-million confidential US diplomatic cables, most of them from the past three years, provides an unprecedented look at backroom bargaining by embassies around the world, candid views of foreign leaders, and frank assessments of nuclear and terrorist threats. (By Scott Shane and Andrew W. Lehren, New York Times)
Laurence H. Tribe, a renowned constitutional scholar and outspoken champion of liberal causes, is unexpectedly returning to Harvard Law School after a nine-month stint in the administration of his former research assistant. (By Farah Stockman, Globe Staff)
Middlesex Sheriff James DiPaola is being mourned following his suicide in a Maine hotel, where he left only a laptop and four to five pages of notes. DiPaola had burst into the news a week ago with his abrupt decision to retire and an impending ethics probe of his office. (By Milton J. Valencia and John M. Guilfoil, Globe Staff)
Mattapan and Milton — their shared border defined by the Neponset River, Boston’s city limit, and a strip of state-owned woods — have long had an uneasy relationship. Now, they are at odds over a bridge that could provide easy passage between them. (By Meghan E. Irons, Globe Staff)
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