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Judge sends message of deterrence in texting case

Aaron Deveau of Haverhill received a sentence that will send him to jail for a year for a fatal texting-while-driving crash.

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Four stabbed in downtown Boston

The stabbing occurred near the Omni Parker Hotel, leaving one person with life-threatening injuries.

Stocks surge on Europe hopes

Reports that Europe may take action on Spain’s hobbled banks propelled the Dow Jones industrial average up 286 points, its best day of the year.

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Red Sox fall to the Orioles again

The Red Sox lost their seventh straight game to the Orioles at Fenway, spoiling Josh Beckett’s five strikeouts in eight innings.

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Tim Thomas charts his own path, leaves his team in the lurch

If and when the Bruins goalie sits out next season, he will be choosing personal commitments over professional ones. Yet his decision comes as a significant blow to his team.

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Birth control fight is still being fought

Thursday marks the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to make birth control legal in the United States, but the case is still being argued.

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Who will bust the filibuster?

With the US Senate race in full gear, it’s time to explore which candidate, Senator Scott Brown or challenger Elizabeth Warren, is more intent on making the Senate work.

Noomi Rapace plays scientist Ellie Shaw in Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus.”

Thursday Preview | MOVIE REVIEW

‘Prometheus’ follows an ‘Alien’ path

Ridley Scott’s return to the “Alien” franchise is impeccably produced but increasingly scattered.

A shaky Web connection at home fueled Andrew Blum on his Internet exploration.

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‘Tubes’ by Andrew Blum

The Wired writer traces the physical network of the Internet.


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Daniel Bard’s exit from Sunday’s game looks like his last appearance for the Red Sox for a while.

Daniel Bard’s next step is uncertain

Bard’s inability to throw strikes consistently led him to a minor league demotion. And there’s no guarantee he can return to the starting rotation.


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“We don’t need a casino,” said Kelsey Baker, (right) 22, of Dorchester with her sister, Kayla. “Leave those in Las Vegas.”

Not everyone’s all-in on Suffolk casino plan

On the tired streets near the track in East Boston and Revere, the concept of building a casino was generally embraced, though some residents worried about an increase in crime.


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Mass. may tell Amazon to charge sales tax

The move would raise prices for online shoppers, but generate as much as $45 million in annual revenue for the state, according to people briefed on the matter.

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