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Police at LA airport: Boston man had knives, body bags

Yongda Huang Harris, 28, is facing charges after authorities discovered a host of hazardous and suspicious items inside his luggage, officials said. (Globe, 5:47 p.m.)

Source: Body in Charles was chained

A preliminary investigation indicates that the person found today was weighted down by a cinderblock, a law enforcement official said. (Boston Globe, 1:21 p.m.)
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Obama, Romney showing new urgency

The Big Story: One month to election day

With swinging polls making the race as unpredictable as ever, President Obama and Mitt Romney were crossing Ohio today to make their case. (AP, 4:01 p.m.)

Kevin Faulk retires from the Patriots

During a ceremony today, Kevin Faulk retired after 13 seasons in the Patriots, saying he never thought he'd retire from football or win three Super Bowls. Photo, left, courtesy of the Patriots. (Globe, 12:18 p.m.)

Meningitis deaths tied to Mass. firm at 11

Health officials today said 11 people have died and the number of people sickened by the deadly meningitis outbreak has reached 119 in 10 states. (Globe, 3:27 p.m.)

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Hope rises for treatment to slow Alzheimer’s

Scientists meeting in Boston say an experimental treatment could slow mental decline.
Opinion | Kevin Cullen

Don’t ignore RCC students

If the troubles at Roxbury Community College teach us anything, it’s time to think outside the box, to bring in ideas from those who have had the most to lose.

An agent on the prowl for inflation

Dan Dugan collects data for the Consumer Price Index, which affects households as well as executives.
Opinion | Dan Shaughnessy

Reaction from Chiefs fans uncivilized

Chiefs fans cheered after Matt Cassel was knocked out of Sunday’s game because they were frustrated, angry, and knew they would remain anonymous.
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Through the eyes of a city cyclist

City streets are filled with dangerous drivers and potholes. But for the Globe’s Ty Burr, bicycling to work is an act of freedom — and connection.
Opinion | Joanna Weiss

Mud and blood on the trail

Political campaigns in modern times are marked by spite and bile, but that’s nothing compared with the tenor during the 1800s.

Workers sue Progressive Gourmet

A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court in Boston claims the company illegally laid off about one-third of its workforce.

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7 ways to save at the movies

7 ways to save at the movies

The average movie ticket price in 2011 rose to $7.93 from $7.89 the year before, according to the National Association of Theatre Owners. If there's a film you don't want to miss at the theater, here are some ways to cut costs.

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Raw meat diet for your pet

Raw meat diet for your pet

Raw diets include the whole animal, including organs and ground bone. They can be served in carcass form or ground up and formed into patties.
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Anti-gay group opposes JLo's new TV show

Anti-gay group opposes JLo's new TV show

One Million Moms is protesting Jennifer Lopez's upcoming show, "The Fosters," which will focus on a lesbian couple's multi-ethnic family.

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20 most interesting cars for 2013

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