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Wilfork out; Seymour in ?

Wilfork out; Seymour in?

With reports that defensive tackle Vince Wilfork suffered a torn Achilles' tendon last night, Chad Finn wonders if it's time for ex-Patriot Richard Seymour and coach Bill Belichick to mend fences.

US Senate rejects spending bill conditions

The Democratic-led Senate voted 54-46 to strip a one-year delay in the president's health care law from the House bill that would keep the government operating. (3:09 p.m.)

Lawyer: Hernandez’s girlfriend victim of prosecutorial abuse

The attorney for Shayanna Jenkins accused prosecutors of using “abusive’’ legal tactics in an effort to pressure Jenkins into providing information against Aaron Hernandez. (2:43 p.m.)
Four-alarm fire hits historic Quincy building

A four-alarm fire struck the Quincy Masonic Building on Hancock Street. It may have started in the basement and spread up through the ducts, authorities said. (4:25 p.m.)

Sports

'Breaking Bad' gets record 10.3 million viewers

'Breaking Bad' gets record 10.3 million viewers

The series finale of AMC's "Breaking Bad" nabbed a record 10.3 million viewers, three times the audience of the midseason finale last year.
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Do you overpour wine?

Do you overpour wine?

A new study found that many people overpour wine based on certain biases, like the shape of the glass. This may lead them to under count how many drinks they’ve had.

GOP files ethics complaint against
Sen. Warren's chief of staff

The Mass. GOP is pointing to an email from Mindy Myers, Warren's chief of staff, that had a campaign fundraising appeal despite campaign activity being banned during official Senate duty. (2:29 p.m.)

Local religious leaders organize
against Suffolk Downs casino plan

Clergy members from multiple faiths have formed a group opposing a casino at Suffolk Downs, and will pray, preach, and canvass to defeat the project. (2:14 p.m.)

Police: 100-mph speeder made a video

Norwood police said the man was shooting video of his speedometer while driving more than 100 miles per hour on Route 1. (11:14 a.m.)

Marijuana Web services, concerns grow

Internet companies are offering to match patients in Mass. with doctors to certify their need for medical marijuana, dismaying regulators regarding safety.

Woman uses cooking pot to fend off alleged rapist at Tewksbury hotel

Frank Harrison, 46, of Lawrence is facing charges after the attack, which happened early Sunday morning, Tewksbury police said in a statement. (1:39 p.m.)

Police: Man killed in Maine home invasion

Police in Rome, Maine said Christopher Dennison, 44, died after being shot by a homeowner while attempting a home invasion Saturday night. (11:42 a.m.)
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Colleges try to meet needs of first-generation students

Colleges try to meet needs of first-generation students

MIT’s First Generation Project is just one sign of a growing movement to carve out a recognizable identity for a largely invisible population.
In GOP, no voices that can bring unity

In GOP, no voices
that can bring unity

Top leaders are fighting amongst themselves over the pending double-barreled threats of a government shutdown and debt default.
NYC mayoral favorite Bill de Blasio has Mass. roots

NYC mayoral favorite Bill
de Blasio has Mass. roots

Decades before his surprising political success, he was making his mark on a smaller stage, as a student activist in Cambridge.
Patient starts conversation on Alzheimer’s disease

Patient starts conversation on Alzheimer’s disease

Charlie Collier will speak Sept. 30 at the Boston Public Library about his journey through academia into Alzheimer’s.

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Health & Wellness

Attorneys general urge FDA to regulate e-cigarettes

Attorneys general urge FDA to regulate e-cigarettes

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has joined the growing list of consumer and health advocates who are urging federal regulators to ban sales of electronic cigarettes.

News

No survivors expected in fiery Calif. jet crash

No survivors expected in fiery Calif. jet crash

Officials on Sunday were working amid the smoldering wreckage of a private jet and the hangar it hit after landing at a Southern California airport.

Business & Money

New 7-inch Kindle vs. Apple's iPad Mini vs. Google's Nexus 7

New 7-inch Kindle vs. Apple's
iPad Mini vs. Google's Nexus 7

Amazon is the latest company to unveil new tablets, including a new 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX and an updated HD model. Here’s how they compare with similarly-sized tablets.

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Lifestyle

10 feel-good household tasks for fall

10 feel-good household tasks for fall

Here are 10 home features you'll feel good about cleaning and/or organizing early in the season, in anticipation of those longer nights and home parties.

Travel

15 ways to use your apples

15 ways to use your apples

Here are 15 creative recipes and craft ideas for the apples you may have picked over the weekend.
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Your Campus

Boston College introduces live eagle mascot

Boston College introduces live eagle mascot

A live bald eagle will serve as a mascot for Boston College at home football games this season, much to the dismay of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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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.

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That first best friend

Do you remember your first best friend? The one that made you feel comfortable in that new school with those new kids and new teachers when you thought your insides were going to explode you were so nervous.
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TD Garden beer offerings

TD Garden beer offerings

The new Paulaner Bar at TD Garden, which opened last week, has some 30 bars around the world. This is their first official outpost in the US.

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Former life-saving station now a home

Former life-saving station now a home

This sun-splashed Scituate beach house was once home to surfmen and rescue boats from the US Life-Saving Service.

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The 5 fastest sporty cars of the year

The 5 fastest sporty cars of the year

Fast Lane Car reviews the fastest cars tested from 0 to 60 miles per hour. Check out the top five contenders.
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Your co-workers' etiquette offenses

Your co-workers' etiquette offenses

Does someone you work with routinely annoy you? We want to hear how your co-workers drive you crazy.
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