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Edward M. Kennedy Jr. will not run for Senate

The son of the longtime Massachusetts senator lives in Connecticut and officials there have urged him to run for office in that state at some point.

Callahan Tunnel panels removed after failed tests

Workers removed 117 wall panels in the tunnel because of concerns over corrosion.

Jack Klugman, seen in this May 20, 1973, photo, held his Emmy for his role in

Actor Jack Klugman dies in Los Angeles

Jack Klugman, who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV’s ‘‘The Odd Couple’’ and the crime-fighting coroner in ‘‘Quincy, M.E.,’’ died Monday, a son said. He was 90.

// Menino visits Dorchester children on Christmas Eve

A day after leaving the hospital, Mayor Thomas M. Menino stayed in his automobile while greeting children on his annual holiday visit to the neighborhood.

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Our annual holiday card to readers, in verse

It’s time, in rhyme, for our holiday card to readers that looks back on 2012.

Movie Review

Epic ‘Les Misérables’ runs out of steam

After 2 1/2 hours, the movie becomes a bowl of trail mix — you’re picking out the nuts you don’t like.

Tuesday Preview | Movie Review

// Tarantino blows up the spaghetti western in ‘Django Unchained’

Quentin Tarantino’s clear-eyed and completely out of its mind exploitation western refuses to cheapen the atrocity of its subject.