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Full cost of Big Dig exceeds $24 billion

State officials said the full cost of the massive highway-and-tunnel project, with interest, would be at least $24 billion, up from a previously estimated $15 billion.

Former Marine considers run against Tierney

Seth Moulton, 33, who grew up in Marblehead and served in the Marines, said he would run as an independent if he can collect 2,000 signatures by July 31.

38 Studios sought investors up until its filing

Curt Schilling’s video game company was speaking with potential investors until just hours before the company filed for bankruptcy, former executives testified at a hearing.

1 killed, 2 wounded in stabbing near film site

A detail officer working at the Dudley Square set of a movie starring Sandra Bullock helped to capture the suspect.

National League All-Star Pablo Sandoval of the San Fransisco Giants hits a three RBI triple as American League All-Star catcher Mike Napoli (L) of the Texas Rangers looks on during the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Kansas City, Missouri July 10, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

NL 8, AL 0

National League romps for third straight All-Star game win

Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run triple, part of a five-run first inning for the National League, and teammate Matt Cain and 10 relievers combined for the shutout.

Shrimp grilled on rosemary branches with zucchini wedges and corn.

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Grilled shrimp on rosemary branches — then a tasty chowder

Rosemary branches are abundantly available and make handy skewers, and grilled shrimp and corn can make a great chowder.

Salvadoran Carne asada, a mar-inated skirt steak.

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In Somerville, Latino cuisine meets American diner

True to its name, Mixtura Latin Fusion Cuisine serves a variety of dishes, some from the region where it’s located, others from Peru, El Salvador, and Mexico.


Ted Williams the star in Fenway’s All-Star debut

In 1946, Williams shattered or equalled half-a-dozen slugging records and led the AL to the most lopsided triumph in All-Star history.

Jon Lester pitched against the Yankees on July 8, 2012.


At midseason, Red Sox bullpen still lacking

Globe Sox reporter Peter Abraham looks at the season so far and makes some predictions for what’s to come.


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Kelly Tharp of Cohasset prefers her iPad for shopping over other devices or in-store buying.

Shoppers using tablets spend more online

The ease and flexibility of popular hands-on tablets like Apple Inc.’s iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab are ushering in a new era of online impulse buying.

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Fruitlands’ new director embraces the eclectic museum

Before she became the executive director of the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard last week, Wyona Lynch-McWhite headed the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton.