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Boston’s losing battle

Mayor Thomas Menino challenged Bostonians to lose a collective 1 million pounds by April 23. There’s only 904,303 to go.

Mavericks 104, Celtics 94

Celtics can’t avoid their own ineptitude

Despite the Celtics’ resurgence after the injury to Rajon Rondo, bad habits, lethargy and poor execution are contagious.

Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown reacted after a making a basket during the second half.

March Madness

Florida Gulf Coast has upset over Georgetown

No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast had an incredible NCAA tournament debut with a 78-68 win over second-seeded Georgetown.

Frederick Creager, of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, dressed as a tin man, gave high-fives to people along East Broadway during the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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Globe photos of the week, March 22, 2013

The last straw for weary snow shovelers and a well-earned sunny day at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Ideas

The ideals behind UMass Amherst’s stained concrete

It looks nothing like the college of your dreams — and that’s exactly why we should learn to love the state’s flagship campus.

From left: Erik Lochtefeld, Michael Manuel, and Paul Giamatti in Yale Repertory Theatre’s “Hamlet.’’

Stage Review

At Yale Rep, Paul Giamatti plays Hamlet as antic Everyschlub

Giamatti’s portrayal of Hamlet reaches a white-hot intensity at times, but the production as a whole just doesn’t hold together.

// Crowds pack PAX East in Boston

Thousands of video game fans, many dressed in costumes, flocked to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center today for a look at the newest industry developments.


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Aisling McCarthy Brady, a nanny charged with assault and battery of a one-year-old girl in Cambridge, who subsequently died.

Prosecutors expect to upgrade charges against nanny

An autopsy on the 1-year-old victim is not complete, but prosecutors say they expect to file more charges against a nanny accused of assaulting a child in her care.

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// Video tips with Dina Rudick

Attend a session on photography and videography with the host of’s “Back Story” series.