Probation officials face suspension

More than a dozen senior managers will be disciplined for their role in a sham hiring process that funneled jobs and promotions to politically connected candidates.

Treasurer requests lottery-game review

The inspector general will review the lottery’s Cash WinFall game to determine how a single betting group was able to hijack the multimillion dollar drawing.

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Out-of-state donations filling Warren’s campaign coffers

Nearly 70 percent of the $3.14 million the Harvard Law professor raised in the last quarter came from out of state, according to figures provided by her campaign.

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Colleges strike common chord

Students from Emerson College and Berklee College of Music pair up in an unusual hybrid course where they work on pieces of a musical screenplay. GOP split on immigration issue

The fiercest exchange from the GOP debate had nothing to do with the economy, but instead spewed forth from a surprisingly potent concern: illegal immigration. Harvard student embraced, enjoyed life

Throughout her life, Emily Crockett presided over a constellation of friends, colleagues, care-givers, musicians, doctors, and family members who had charted, and cheered, her remarkable journey. Boy met firefighter who saved him

A 6-year-old boy was reunited yesterday with the veteran firefighter who is credited with saving his life by catching him, while a suspect in the fire pleaded not guilty.


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Joseph P. Lally Jr. left the courthouse after being sentenced for his role in the scandal involving the former House speaker.

DiMasi cohort gets 18 months in jail

Joseph P. Lally Jr. was sentenced to 18 months in jail for his role in a political corruption scheme that led to the downfall of former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi.


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An activist covered his face while walking past a burnt caravan yesterday as police moved to begin evicting Irish Travelers from a camp in Basildon, England, where they’d lived for more than a decade. Police said officers were attacked with rocks and other missiles. Residents and supporters, however, said police used excessive force.

UK riot police clear illegal camp

British police used sledgehammers, crowbars, and a cherry picker to clear the way for the eviction of Irish Travelers from a site where they have lived illegally for a decade.


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Cool looks to fit weather

Now that fall seems to have settled in after on-and-off summer-like warmth, it’s a good time to scoop up deals on cooler-weather clothing.