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Patrick plans to eliminate toll collectors

The state is seeking to build a $100 million toll system that would be entirely electronic, Governor Patrick said today.

Judge replaces juror in Mattapan murder case

The judge discharged a juror after learning the juror had done ballistics research online and shared it.

Joy Griffin, 78, a retired teacher, lives at Linden Ponds in Hingham. “They went through so much more than I did,” Griffith says of older lesbians. “I was right on the edge where progress was made.”

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G Cover

Learning how to care for LGBT seniors

A growing population of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered seniors face challenges different from their straight peers.

Christopher L. Gasper

Texans must prove themselves vs. Patriots

While the Patriots are looking for affirmation of their defensive improvement, the Texans are playing for the validation of their franchise.

Patriots defensive backs Kyle Arrington, left, and Aqib Talib could be under fire against a high-powered Texans offense.

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Texans at Patriots, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Patriots’ keys to a win vs. Texans

The Patriots host the team with the NFL’s best record in Houston (11-1), and Jim McBride has the keys to the gameplan in his scouting report.

A wind turbine in Fall River.

Opinion | The Podium

Getting serious about the clean energy revolution

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative can help lower emissions, but only if we have the political will, writes Berl Hartman of the N.E. chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs.

Justice in the Shadows | Part 2

// Detainees struggle to be heard

With rights lacking, even for those with no record of crime, immigrants languish as pawns in a law enforcement system that is defined by secrecy.


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Tom Brady is a ‘MNF’ superstar

Brady, with a 12-4 career record, is one of the all-time best in Monday Night Football contests. Take a look at his history on Mondays.


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