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Mayoral rivals have different ideas on green issues

The candidates have a range of proposals on environmental topics, from air pollution to recycling.

US stance on Syria hardens as calls for action grow

Syria said it would allow a team to visit the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack. Meanwhile, the US said it had “very little doubt” that the Assad government was behind the attacks.

Authorities identify victim, suspect in fatal stabbing

Peter Deconink of Revere was arrested at the Beachmont MBTA station and charged in the murder of Ronald Russo of Winthrop.

Jake Peavy celebrated with Mike Napoli after his complete-game win over the Dodgers.

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Red Sox win two of three in Los Angeles

Jake Peavy dominated a hot Dodgers team, allowing one run on three hits in pitching a complete game.


Which is friendlier: Starbucks or indie cafes?

Anthropologists looked at coffee shops in the Boston area to determine which are friendly and why.

Major league soccer | Revolution 5, Union 1

New England Revolution rout Philadelphia Union

The Revolution scored four goals in the second half to run away from the Union in Foxborough.

//[1][1]--90x90.jpg Private detectives see holes in Patriots’ path

While few would have predicted a murder charge against Aaron Hernandez, investigators say the Patriots could have been more proactive to raise red flags about him.


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// Come on up, you boors, and get your Equal Rites awards

These awards honor (or dishonor) people who have worked to take women’s rights and dignity backward.


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Buchholz is erratic in rehab start

Clay Buchholz, who hasn’t pitched for the Red Sox since early June as he recovers from an injury, lasted only two-thirds of an inning for Single A Lowell.