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Sullivan sends mixed messages on gay marriage

Republican Senate candidate Michael J. Sullivan appeared to soften his stance on gay marriage after coming under attack from Democrats.

Salt may be risk factor for MS, study suggests

A high salt diet may increase risk of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and psoriasis, according to researchers.

Storm may bring major coastal flooding

Up to 10 inches of wet snow and strong winds are expected from the approaching storm, with the threat of flooding highest in coastal towns south of Boston.

Facebook considers office space in Kendall Square, report says

Facebook, which originated in Cambridge, is looking for a home base for about three dozen local engineers, according to a report.

A photograph of the president with Lyndon Johnson and Adlai Stevenson, taken in November 1963 shortly before Kennedy’s death, was auctioned off for $700.

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JFK fascination continues at Amesbury auction

An auction sold hundreds of items of John F. Kennedy memorabilia owned by his close friend and White House confidant, Dave Powers.

// Fantasy and furniture in new Back Bay store

In its opulent new Back Bay setting, Restoration Hardware, now simply branded as RH, would like to sell dreams along with doorknobs.

// US cardinals to end daily briefings over concern of leaks

The Vatican denied it had exerted any pressure on the American cardinals to keep quiet after some details of the pre-conclave proceedings were leaked.


// Expect Wes Welker to stay with Patriots

There have been many conflicting reports about the soon-to be-free-agent Welker, but the belief is he and the Patriots will work out a deal.

Food & dining

A store-bought rotisserie chicken can be a jumping off point for several recipes.

To do: Make dinner every night

A 5-day menu plan begins with a store-bought rotisserie chicken, uses bits of chicken another night, and offers more recipes to make your evenings a little less frantic.

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Beginning in the 1930s, New England ski trails quickly expanded, and today skiing isn’t the quaint small business it once was.