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At least one dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school

Connecticut State Police led children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., following a reported shooting on Friday.

Shannon Hicks/Newtown Bee/AP

A suspected shooter was killed and some students were reportedly injured in a school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

SJC adds protection for young defendants

The decision reflects a growing consensus that defendants’ youth makes them less culpable of for their crimes.

// After Rice withdraws, talk turns to Kerry

A contentious confirmation process for the next secretary of state, which UN ambassador Susan Rice said she sought to avoid, would be unlikely for John Kerry.

Pizza formaggio from Ecco Pizzeria.

Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff

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Best of the New: Food

Barbecue pork pie, a Somerville speak-easy, Mission-style burritos, and the latest from Michael Schlow.

Tom Brady spent time congratulating Logan Mankins in the final minutes of Monday’s win.

Dan Shaughnessy

Tom Brady is now underrated

Brady is having another MVP-caliber season, and even if he isn’t the favorite to win that award he is poised to win the Super Bowl that eluded him last year.

Stan Jonathan’s bruising style made him a fan favorite, and he epitomized the hard-hat style of the “Lunch Pail’’ Bruins of the ’70s.

Hunting incident has ex-Bruin Stan Jonathan facing jail

Once a member of the 1970s “lunch pail” Bruins, Jonathan now faces a prison stint in Ontario after allegedly shooting a fellow hunter to death.

Brian McGrory

Coakley, Cahill need to save face

Attorney General Martha Coakley and the former state treasurer Tim Cahill need to make this semi-absurd public corruption case go away.


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49ers at Patriots | Sunday, 8:20

With five more receptions, Patriot Wes Welker will have a leg up on history; he will become the first player in NFL history with five 100-catch seasons.

Wes Welker still proving invaluable to Patriots

Welker, in the final year of his contract, could become the first player in NFL history with five 100-catch seasons on Sunday.


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Riders await the arrival of the train to Cape Cod at the Bridgewater depot. June 29, 1984

Cape Cod train set to roll by summer

Starting next May, visitors will be able to avoid short tempers and long lines of brake lights by taking a new weekend-only train between South Station and Hyannis.