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Cardinals win World Series

The Cardinals celebrated on their home field after defeating the Rangers in Busch Stadium.

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The St. Louis Cardinals won an amazing World Series that few expected them to reach, as they beat the Texas Rangers, 6-2, in Game 7 tonight.

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How long will America last?

Cliodynamics, a new field of study that uses a quantitative approach to understand history, can tell us about the future of America.

In a new biography, author Walter Isaacson describes Steve Jobs as selfish and arrogant as well as the creative genius behind Apple’s successful products.

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The man behind the iPod

Walter Isaacson’s new biography on Steve Jobs details the Apple creator’s two sides and unravels the life of a complicated media genius.

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No page-turning required

The single selections from graphic novels are riveting, but the exhibit “LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel” at the Fitchburg Art Museum suffers without full stories.

Developer in plea deal over campaign donations

Arthur Winn, developer of the failed Columbus Center project, is facing a $200,000 fine after being charged with illegal campaign donations.

Court ruling deals a blow to Cape Wind

A federal appeals court ruled there were major flaws in a government study about the planned wind farm, further delaying the controversial project.

Chase drops debit card fee, Bank of America to adjust plans

Chase is joining the list of banks that won’t charge for debit card use, as the backlash over Bank of America’s planned $5 monthly fee continues.

NBA cancels games through November

After labor negotiations broke down today for the second time in a week, NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled all games through Nov. 30.

Snow on pumpkins at Harper Farms in Lancaster today following the season’s first snowfall yesterday. A much larger snow storm is expected tomorrow.

Up to a foot of snow could fall tomorrow

A rare October snowstorm could dump up to a foot of snow tomorrow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts, the National Weather Service warned today.


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Terror suspect’s Sudbury home searched in 2006

A state trooper testified today in Tarek Mehanna’s federal trial that documents and videos promoting jihad were found during a secret search of his home, well before his arrest.


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Man freed from debris 4 days after Turkey earthquake

Television footage showed a rescue team cheering and clapping as the man, wearing a red sweater and strapped to a stretcher, was carried out of the debris.