Romney kept reins on Bain during absence

Interviews with a half-dozen of his former partners and associates, as well as public records, show that Mitt Romney was not merely an absentee owner of Bain Capital during his leave of absence.

At Middlesex Truck & Coach, Mitt Romney suggested that businesses do not owe their success to the government.

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In Roxbury, Romney hits Obama’s business message

On a visit to a Roxbury truck company, Mitt Romney slammed President Obama for suggesting profitable businesses owe their success to government.

Former N.H. hospital worker held in hepatitis outbreak

Prosecutors allege David Kwiatkowski fed his drug habit by injecting himself with medication intended for patients and returned contaminated needles to hospital carts.

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Police: 14 dead in shooting during Batman movie

A gunman opened fire, injuring at least 50 early Friday during a showing of the movie ‘‘The Dark Knight Rises’’ at a suburban Denver theater, police said.

Boston musician Brian Evans outside Fenway Park. His song was selected to be Fenway's 100th anniversary song.

Brian Evans feels redemption in hit Red Sox song

Brian Evans – “The Croonerman” – has followed his career from Haverhill to Hollywood to Hawaii, but “At Fenway” has him sliding triumphantly into home.

Gino Cappelletti is on all-time All-AFL team.

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Gino Cappelletti announces retirement from Patriots’ radio broadcasts

Cappelletti, known affectionately as “Mr. Patriot,” was a popular color analyst for 32 years. Scott Zolak is expected to succeed him on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s coverage.

 Carl Stanley McGee quit as executive director of the panel.

Gaming pick reaction misjudged, emails say

The state commission underestimated reaction to the fact that Carl ­Stanley McGee, the man tapped to be executive director of the panel, had been ­arrested in a sexual ­assault on a boy.

Fallen light prompts inspection on Tobin Bridge

Highway workers moved quickly Thursday night to inspect light fixtures on the Tobin Bridge after one fell onto the highway earlier in the day.

William Fuentes, 20, found his beloved Buddy’s diner shut down by the state Department of Revenue.

State closes Buddy’s diner in Somerville for taxes

During the lunch rush Wednesday, the state Department of Revenue shuttered the no-frills restaurant for failure to pay more than $24,000 in meals taxes.


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André Dussollier plays a writer who begins to doubt the fidelity of his wife (Carole Bouquet).

‘Unforgivable’: An elegantly rambling affair

The latest from France’s André Téchiné is an elegantly rambling affair, set in Venice, about the ways spouses, lovers, parents, and children never quite connect.