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Union workers at Pilgrim reject contract

Union workers at the Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth voted against accepting a new contract, shattering a deal reached by union leaders with the plant’s owners.

Holder cited for contempt by US House panel

The committee voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents related to a US gun probe.

Former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi left a courthouse after his sentencing last year.

DiMasi was denied medical care for months, lawyer alleges

Former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi’s tongue cancer has metastasized, and his attorney said that DiMasi was denied care while authorities prepared him for grand jury testimony.

Mass. Eye and Ear wants to transform Storrow

The hospital will unveil a bold proposal that would reshape a twisting section of Storrow Drive and turn what are now parking lots into three acres of new parkland.

Nearly two-dozen Abba songs are incorporated into the production. Themusical will be presented at the Boston Opera House through Sunday.

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Joy, catchy melodies lift ‘Mamma Mia!’

This giddy celebration of love lost and found is wrapped up in the sweet pop tunes of the Swedish ‘70s band ABBA.

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Who buys a $10,000 watch these days?

Plenty of people. The luxury watch business in Boston — and nationwide — is on the rebound.

Anna Margaret Hollyman plays the appealing Sarah.

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‘Small, Beautifully Moving Parts’ an amiable comedy

Sarah’s always loved tinkering with machinery. Now six months pregnant, she decides to tinker with family dynamics.

David Ortiz watched his grand slam in the fourth inning, which put the Sox up 11-4.

Red Sox 15, Marlins 5

Red Sox bats are hot on summer’s first day

David Oritz hit a grand slam, and three other Sox players homered as well, as Boston set a season high in runs and moved out of last place in the AL East.


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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron won the Selke Trophy for best defensive forward during the 2012 NHL Awards show at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort in Las Vegas.

Bruins’ Bergeron wins Selke trophy

Patrice Bergeron was named the NHL’s Frank J. Selke Trophy winner, an annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.


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Morticia the corpse flower at Franklin Park Zoo

Corpse flower in full pungent bloom at Franklin Park Zoo

The flower, named Morticia, is nearly 5 feet tall and is known for the scent it releases when it blooms, which many say resembles rotting flesh.


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