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Stolen car rate plummets in Massachusetts

Auto thefts in the state have plunged 88 percent in the past four decades, a technology-aided decline that shows little sign of abating.

Paul Pierce had 28 points in the Celtics’ loss in New Orleans.

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In the final second, Celtics lose

After being behind most of the game, the Hornets scored the game-winner with 0.3 seconds left to defeat the Celtics in New Orleans.

Senate OK’s bill to fund government through Sept.

The bill would avert a potential government shutdown later this month, but leave in place $85 billion in broad federal spending cuts.

// US will ‘do what is necessary’ on Iran, Obama says

In a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Obama said the US is committed to preventing Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

John R. Connolly's campaign kickoff event was at the Boston Omni Parker House.

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Connolly launches bid for mayor at downtown rally

City Councilor John R. Connolly packed a hotel ballroom Wednesday night for the kickoff of his bid for Boston mayor.

Boston Common magazine presented Fashion Forward, a runway show of Fall 2012 collections by the world's leading designers.

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StyleWeek NorthEast arrives in Boston

Boston Fashion Week’s hold on the city’s style scene finally faces competition. On Thursday night, StyleWeek NorthEast will debut at the W Hotel.

Adding to underlying friction is the sense that, when adult children parent differently than their own moms, it’s an implicit rebuke.

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Attack of the (well-meaning) grandparents

Dealing with parents gets more complicated, and crucial, when kids arrive.

As awareness rises, so does rate of autism diagnosis

The chance of a child being diagnosed with autism has risen sharply in recent years, as has awareness of autism spectrum disorders, researchers said.


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From “The Game’s Afoot,” at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Anthony Montuori’s “Into the Void With Yves Klein” (above) invites the player (as Klein, the artist) to jump across rooftops.

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

With the PAX East gaming convention coming, “The Game’s Afoot: Video Game Art” at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery features art games for viewers to play.

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Editorial Event | March 21

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/20/ The story behind ‘Whitey Bulger’

Hear Globe reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy discuss their new bestseller and win a free copy of the book at a VIP signing.