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Attorney guilty in money laundering case

A federal jury took just four hours Friday afternoon to find prominent defense attorney Robert A. George guilty of money laundering charges.

Prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for Bulger girlfriend

Catherine Greig, the girlfriend of “Whitey” Bulger, is slated to be sentenced Tuesday for helping the gangster remain a fugitive for 16 years.

Howie Winter, left, and James Melvin, seen during their arraignment at Somerville District Court. They are charged with attempted extortion and conspiracy.

Howie Winter pleads not guilty to attempted extortion

The 83-year-old former head of the Winter Hill Gang was released on $25,000 cash bail after his arraignment Friday.

Suffolk Downs proposes to remake Route 1A

Track officials announced the plans in response to concerns about traffic near a proposed gambling site.

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Obama? Romney? How about both?

The strange but serious case for a two-headed American executive branch, and what it says about our broken system.

“Hoop Suite’’ reinforces the perception of basketball courts as a place of sanctuary and unity, a person connected with the project said.

Anna Myer’s ‘Hoop Suite’ merges dance with basketball

What do modern dance, hip-hop, and basketball have in common? Choreographer Anna Myer.

In “Lay-Up,’’ Marlon Forrester pairs letters taken from definitions of basketball terms with photographic images printed as negatives.

‘Playoff X’ explores race, basketball, and objectification

Dorchester teacher and artist Marlon Forrester deconstructs basketball and its impact on African-American men.

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5 casual feast recipes from Sam Jackson

The chef and co-owner of Southie Australian restaurant KO Pies tries out his East Boston location’s much-more-than-pies menu on a group of new neighbors and old friends.


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Trainer Doug O’Neill walked I'll Have Another outside the barn after announcing he would scratch the Triple Crown contender from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

I’ll Have Another scratched from Belmont Stakes

The horse’s leg injury will prevent him from trying to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. He will be retired.


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Alex the Lion (voiced by Ben Stiller) is back again in “Madagascar 3,’’ joining a circus and meeting Gia the Jaguar (Jessica Chastain).

In ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,’ a circus atmosphere

Cascading, colorful 3-D performance sequences are sufficiently dazzling that you may forgive an act wasted on convoluted setup, and those relentless circus-afro ads.