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The race for mayor in Boston

Prelim turnout appears light at midday

Some spots report low early turnout for Boston mayoral race

Turnout appeared to be relatively light around midday today as voters headed to the polls in chilly, bright weather to cast ballots in Boston’s preliminary mayoral election. (1:50 p.m.)

Obama, Pelosi to head Weston fund-raiser

President Obama and Nancy Pelosi will appear at next month's high-dollar Democratic fund-raiser. (10:34 a.m.)

Coakley urges feds to regulate e-cigarettes

Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging federal regulators to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and to clamp down on youth-oriented advertising of the increasingly popular product. (1:04 p.m.)

Pictures: Emmy after parties

Pictures: Emmy after parties (Alexandra Wyman/ Associated Press)
"Mad Men" actresses (from left) January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Jessica Pare, and Christina Hendricks attended an Emmy after party. See more party pictures from the Sunday night event.

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Dead shark in Hingham

Dead shark in Hingham

An approximately 6-foot shark was discovered last night at Bathing Beach, police said. (10:48 a.m.)
Report: @Horse_ebooks is a top-secret art project

Report: @Horse_ebooks is a top-secret art project

@Horse_ebooks, long thought to be a whimsical spambot, is actually the work of a current BuzzFeed employee, the New Yorker reports.
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99 Bottles: An IPA for folks with gluten allergies

99 Bottles: An IPA for folks with gluten allergies

Omission Beer, the gluten-removed brand from Widmer Brothers Brewing, has three offerings that are safe for persons with gluten allergies.
Boston Real Estate Now
Condo prices back at bubble levels

Condo prices back at bubble levels

The median condo price in Massachusetts for the first eight months of 2013 comes in at just under $300,000 - or $295,000 to be exact.
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PETA's newest target: Boston College mascot

PETA's newest target: Boston College mascot

The animal rights group's focus on Chestnut Hill has nothing to do with the indignity of watching a costumed eagle cavort around the sidelines.
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Woman hit, killed by car in Cambridge

A 19-year-old pedestrian from Pennsylvania was struck and killed by a car last night.

Holliston woman killed at Ohio bike ride

Police said Emily Gagnon, 21, died after her bike was struck by an SUV during a charity ride. (6:59 a.m.)
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Who will the Sox face?

Who will the Sox face?

Nick Cafardo looks at how the Red Sox stack up against potential opponents for the first round of the playoffs.
Pregnant Harvard grad killed in Kenyan attack

Pregnant Harvard grad killed in Kenyan attack

Elif Yavuz, 33, was killed along with her partner in the attacks.
Online exams may replace MCAS tests

Online exams may
replace MCAS tests

The gold standard of measuring school success in Massachusetts is moving closer to extinction.
Seaport concert venue in search of a name

Seaport concert venue in search of a name

Bank of America will soon drop its sponsorship of the performance pavilion on the Boston waterfront.

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Health & Wellness

Most medical marijuana applicants pass first round

Most medical marijuana applicants pass first round

Themajority of the 181 applications competing to open a dispensary in Massachusetts will continue on to the final round, when the number will be whittled to just 35 licenses.

News

Kenyan president: Mall terrorists have been defeated

Kenyan president: Mall terrorists have been defeated

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says security forces have defeated a small group of terrorists after four days in fighting at a Nairobi mall.

Business & Money

Disney changing line-jumping program for disabled

Disney changing line-jumping program for disabled

People with disabilities will no longer go straight to the front of lines at Disneyland and Walt Disney World after growing abuse of the system, park officials said.

Arts & Entertainment

Memorable Emmy moments, wins
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Memorable Emmy moments, wins

In just one of the strange moments from the 2013 Emmys on Sunday night, Will Ferrell presented the evening's final two awards, accompanied by his three sons. Check out more scenes from the show.
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Lifestyle

Tasting notes: This season's pumpkin beers

Tasting notes: This season's pumpkin beers

Still searching for the great pumpkin? Check out the full results of a blind tasting of 16 pumpkin beers by our resident beer experts.

Travel

The best foliage drives in New England

The best foliage drives
in New England

Jump in the car and take a driving foliage tour to see New England at its brightest.
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Your Campus

Emerson College student’s leg doodles go viral

Emerson College student’s leg doodles go viral

Emerson College senior Jody Steel has received national media attention and job offers for a series of elaborate doodles she drew on her leg during class.

THE HIVE | LOCAL INNOVATION NEWS

Start-up accelerators in Boston

Start-up accelerators in Boston

Accelerators, which act as mentorship programs for developed start-ups, can give you the resources you need to quickly grow your company. Here are a few based around Boston.

Community

Life is good Festival from a kid's perspective

Life is good Festival from a kid's perspective

Look at all these kids watching Yo Gabba Gabba! at the Life is good Festival. From the Good Kids Stage to the Chillville tent, find out what else made kids smile.
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Interview with Vermont local Joshua Panda

Interview with Vermont local Joshua Panda

It's impossible to nail down Josh Panda's genre. He's part country, part soul, and all awesome. Plus, he has the singing voice of a million angels. Watch inside.

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Cars

States least likely to buy American cars

States least likely to buy American cars

We all know the slogan "buy American." But sales of American-brand cars ranked lower among these states.
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The top 25 universities to work for

The top 25 universities to work for

Glassdoor recently ranked the top universities to work for. Find which Mass.-based college made the top 10.
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