Wide swath off Vineyard tapped for wind farm

Federal officials will conduct an environmental assessment of about 1,300 square miles they said could produce up to 10 times the amount of electricity as Cape Wind.

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A good week for Planned Parenthood

While Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation was mired in damage control this week, Planned Parenthood used the spotlight to its advantage, writes Joanna Weiss.

Hiring surge shows signs of strengthening economy

The unemployment rate in January fell to 8.3 percent, the lowest since February 2009, as employers added 243,000 jobs, far more than expected.

Paul Pierce scored 30 points for the Celtics.

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Celtics triumph with 4th quarter comeback

The Celtics were behind most of the game but rallied to defeat the New York Knicks for their seventh win in the last eight games.

Keys to a Super Bowl win

The Globe’s Christopher L. Gasper gives his three keys for a Patriots victory on Sunday. (By Alan Miller, Globe Staff)

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Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday, without watching football

From museums to theaters to hot restaurants, Boston’s array of cultural and culinary offerings is easier to sample when most eyeballs are glued to the Big Game.

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Why the Super Bowl is on Sunday

Pro football is now inseparable from the seventh day, but it wasn’t always so.

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http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/Library/Staff/Caricatures/cook.png The charity game

What if there were a way to take some small part of the passion and energy that goes into football and do something truly meaningful? There is, writes Gareth Cook.

“That would be fine in Malibu, but Truro is not Malibu. It is the wrong scale, it is a very aggressive building, and it’s not legal.”

Nathalie Ferrier,  on a $10 million mansion in Truro

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Globe Talks | Feb. 15, 6 p.m.

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Join the Boston Globe’s movie critics, Ty Burr and Wesley Morris, for a conversation about this year’s Academy Awards.


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To date, 116 dolphins have been stranded on Cape Cod beaches, and 84 of those dolphins have died.

Research urged into dolphin strandings

An animal welfare official told congressmen today that the recent string of dolphin strandings on Cape Cod is the largest single species stranding in the history of the northeastern US.

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Restored copy of Magna Carta is unveiled

The National Archives unveiled its 715-year-old copy of the Magna Carta yesterday after a conservation effort removed old patches and repaired weak spots in the document.


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Senate OK’s bill barring Congress from insider trading

After aggressive backing from Senator Scott Brown and others, the Senate passed legislation yesterday banning members of Congress from profiting from insider information.


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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong won’t face charges

Federal prosecutors are closing a criminal investigation into allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner used performance-enhancing drugs.