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GOP hopefuls face off in first debate

The three men vying for the GOP nomination in the special Senate election touched on a range of topics in the event in Easton.

Newton approves tax increase

Newton voters approved an $11.4 million tax increase package Tuesday to pay for new schools, a fire station, road repairs, additional teachers and a handful of more police officers.

Electing a new pope

// No pope after conclave’s first vote

Black smoke rose from the Sistine Chapel, signifying that no pope has been elected after the first round of voting in the conclave.

Jennifer Slater said her 2009 GMC Envoy has sensors that have “cried wolf.”

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Boston drivers to their cars: Shut up and drive

Modern vehicles have become their own backseat drivers, with their beeps, warnings, and instructions. And the real drivers are saying they’ve had enough.

Founder James Tran held a Pacific whiteleg shrimp at Sky8 Shrimp Farm in Stoughton.

Stoughton shrimp farm has big ambitions

Sky 8 Shrimp Farm, an indoor shrimp operation, aims to satisfy the demand for the nation’s most consumed seafood.

Anton Khudobin looked back after giving up a third-period goal.

Penguins 3, Bruins 2

Bruins fall apart late in Pittsburgh

The Bruins gave up three goals in the third period after taking a two-goal lead in the first period.

Kevin Garnett scored five pointsin 21 minutes.

bobcats 100, celtics 74

Celtics are crushed in Charlotte

On a night when Paul Pierce didn’t play, the Celtics allowed the Bobcats to break a 10-game losing streak.