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Child care centers will be checked for sex offenders

The state’s move comes after an audit showed 119 matches between the address of sex offenders and child care centers.

// Court expresses skepticism on marriage act

A majority of Supreme Court justices questioned a provision in the Defense of Marriage Act, which prevents legally married gay couples from receiving married benefits.

FDA approves new Biogen MS drug

The twice-a-day capsules, called Tecfidera, offer a new option for treating multiple sclerosis.

Boston founder Scholz loses defamation suit

The mastermind of the rock band Boston had sued the Boston Herald over stories related to the suicide of lead singer Brad Delp.

Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff

Report details pattern of lapses at Roxbury college

Roxbury Community College released a troubling report today chronicling systemic lapses that caused the school to violate federal campus safety laws.

Adrian Walker

A fresh start for Roxbury Community College

RCC needs a new leader who can help the troubled college become a beacon of hope for a community that much of Boston ignores.

// Steve Wynn reveals first rendering of Everett casino

Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn is seeking to build a $1.2 billion casino hotel on the Mystic River waterfront.

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Globe Talk | April 3

// A conversation with Jim Calhoun

Subscribers can attend an evening with Connecticut’s legendary former men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, moderated by Bob Ryan.