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Aerial spraying of 6 communities will be repeated

Massachusetts health officials announced that planes will again take to the skies to spray the communities against EEE-carrying mosquitoes.

// Loughner pleads guilty to Ariz. shooting rampage

Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The plea spares him the death penalty.

Wade M. Page, seen here in this undated photo from, served in the US Army for six years.

In postings, Wis. gunman left trail of hate

Wade M. Page posted frequent comments on Internet forums for skinheads, urging members to “stop hiding behind the computer or making excuses.”

Warren backs off demand that Brown release more tax returns

Senator Scott Brown has already released six years of tax returns while Elizabeth Warren has refused to release more than four years of her filings.

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Opinion | Kirsten Greenidge

Home? Sweet.

Small apartments and microliving spaces are challenging notions of how much space a person really needs.

Exclusive Wednesday Preview | Kevin Cullen

Whitey Bulger wants to do it his way

It was always in the cards that Whitey Bulger was going to take the stand in his own defense.

Aly Raisman showed off her gold medal on the podium.

Aly Raisman adds another gold to haul

The Needham gymnast became the first American woman to win the floor exercise after claiming bronze in the balance beam competition.


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Whether Bulger can raise an immunity defense before jurors remains an open question.

Bulger plans to take stand in his defense

James “Whitey” Bulger will for the first time address the charges against him, hoping to convince a jury that federal officials once granted him immunity for his many crimes.

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