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Mitt Romney urges conservatives to stay the course

Mitt Romney


In his first public speech since losing the presidential election, Romney suggested the Republican Party can bounce back to “larger victories.”

Mark Rossetti appear in Suffolk Superior Court  Friday.

Mobster Mark Rossetti gets 12 years in jail

Rossetti, who had a secret relationship with the FBI, had pleaded guilty to usury and extortion.

// ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial gets new judge

Denise J. Casper was the first black woman to serve on a federal court in Mass.

At Cold Spring Park in Newton, people enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather. Emily Anthony took her lunch break on a lawn chair with a book.

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After three seasons in New England, Danny Woodhead will join the San Diego Chargers.

Danny Woodhead leaves Patriots for Chargers

The popular running back agreed to a two-year deal with the Chargers.

// No guilt closing the Boston Phoenix, publisher says

Stephen Mindich compared his decision to shutter the alt-weekly to dealing with a loved one on a respirator.

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The untapped power of presidential pardons

President Obama is ignoring one of his most effective tools, some experts say.


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Kevin Garnett and the Celtics bounced back from a two-game losing streak with a big win on Wednesday.

Celtics have passed a big test

After their first losing streak in the post-Rajon Rondo era, the Celtics bounced back with a win that has restored some confidence.


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The film centers on Vegas magicians played by (above, from left) Steve Buscemi, Steve Carell, and Olivia Wilde and their competition, a “street magician” played by Jim Carrey (below).

Only thing incredible about ‘Wonderstone’ is the hair

“Burt Wonderstone” is a lazy, underwritten imitation Will Ferrell movie — an “Anchorman” rip about a fatuous boob who gets humbled in time for the end credits.

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// St. Patrick’s Day parades

What began as an observation of the anniversary of Evacuation Day in 1901 morphed along the way into a celebration of Boston’s Irish traditions.