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Cases of more than 40,000 may be tainted

A new review identified criminal cases potentially affected by Annie Dookhan, who is accused of mishandling state drug lab evidence.

Father of slain Tsarnaev friend meets with Orlando prosecutor

The two met to discuss the circumstances surrounding the death of Ibragim Todashev, who was killed while being interviewed by the FBI.

Two compounding pharmacies closed after surprise inspection

Compounding pharmacies in Quincy and Norwood have been shut down after a state inspection found several alleged violations.

Susan Wornick with her dog Sammy at home in Needham. She announced in June that she will be retiring in March 2014 after more than 30 years in television news.

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Anchor Susan Wornick is changing channels

Longtime anchor and reporter Susan Wornick will retire from WCVB-TV, but not from the public eye.

With a familiar wall in left, Little Fenway is the site of a night game Aug. 9. The 12th Travis Roy Wiffle Ball Tournament featured 24 teams.

Wiffle Ball event a big hit for Travis Roy Foundation

Nearly 18 years after his accident, Roy is still struggling physically. But he is using his foundation to help others who’ve been paralyzed.

Ryan Dempster

Ryan Dempster suspended, fined

The righthander was suspended for 5 games and fined for hitting the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez with a pitch Sunday.

// Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s injuries detailed in documents

Suspected Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev suffered a gunshot wound to the face, among other injuries, before his capture in Watertown, court documents show.



// High cost of political exclusion

The state’s ethics rules need to be changed to help ensure a political class that is representative of the public.


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Xander Bogaerts is expected to play for the Red Sox on Tuesday.

Xander Bogaerts to start at SS for Red Sox

Manager John Farrell said Bogaerts will start in place of Stephen Drew for the Red Sox in San Francisco on Tuesday.


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“The stores need lots of tender love and care.” says Shaw’s and Star Market president Shane Sampson (left), with employee Byron Toney.

Shaw’s, Star Market face a long road back

Under new owners, the grocery chains are spiffing up tired stores, cutting prices, and adding inventory in a difficult bid to reverse falling sales.