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Top Probation Dept. aides granted immunity

Two aides to ex-probation chief John J. O’Brien will testify against their former boss in exchange for immunity, a state prosecutor said.

// No DL for David Ortiz

The Red Sox slugger does not have a torn or ruptured Achilles’ tendon after injuring it Monday, and is expected to be out around a week.

// As temperatures rise, officials urge caution

Today’s soaring heat and high humidity create potentially dangerous conditions for some residents, forecasters say.

// ‘Whitey’ Bulger judge will not recuse himself

Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger had alleged that Judge Richard G. Stearns would have a conflict because the judge was once a federal prosecutor.

KO at the Shipyard offers a diverse menu, with Aussie pies a highlight.

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KO at the Shipyard opens in East Boston

The sister location to Sam Jackson’s KO Catering and Pies in South Boston serves the famed pies of his native Australia plus an expanded menu.

Chef Todd English prepared food at Olives in Charlestown.

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Chef Todd English returns to Charlestown with revamped Olives

After a grease fire closed the restaurant for two years, English reopened the renovated restaurant in May with executive chef James Klewin at the helm.

A new wind turbine in Fall River can be seen against power lines from Somerset.

Opinion | The Podium

Mass. energy bill good for consumers, environment

The bill promises lower electricity costs, a stronger economy, and a cleaner environment, write First Wind CEO Paul Gaynor and Mass. ENE director Jeremy McDiarmid.

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