Mass. GOP moves to invalidate caucus ballots

A month after Mitt Romney’s loyalists were trounced by Ron Paul supporters in the state caucuses, the Mass. Republican Party is trying to invalidate some ballots.

Victoria Arocho

Job outlook bright for 38 Studios staff

Dozens of game companies are lining up to hire castoffs from 38 Studios LLC, Curt Schilling’s failing video game maker.

 Major Marianne Miller, 42, of West Roxbury.

Honoring local veterans who answered the call

In Mass., an estimated 379,000 men and women — those who fought and those who served during peacetime — are counted among the ranks of veterans.

Harvard graduates, class of 2012, marched across Massachusetts Avenue Thursday.

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Not easy for Harvard grads to say they went there

Although the pop culture image of Harvard people is that they are shamelessly throwing it around, most students and graduates say the reality is the opposite.

Dan Shaughnessy

Celtics don’t have a chance against Heat

The party is over for the Morgan Freeman Five, the Duct Tape Five, or whatever you want to call the ancient warriors who patrol the court for the Boston Celtics.

Frank Collins, 72, owner of The Lobster Pound, a small seafood market in Plymouth, said of the nuclear plant, “I haven’t seen any effect on the seafood or lobster.”

Plymouth divided over Pilgrim’s license renewal

Some Plymouth residents vowed to continue opposition to the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station following the US decision to renew its license.

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// Extreme workouts gaining in popularity

While many cubicle-dwelling Americans struggle with weight and fitness problems, a distinct subset is diving into exercise that might seem extreme to outsiders.

// Student research leads to a stroller made for the city

A team of students have built a stroller system which aims to help urban parents get around.


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Red Sox falter in the ninth

Red Sox closer Alfredo Aceves gave up a two-run home run to Tampa Bay’s Sean Rodriguez in the ninth as the Red Sox failed again to get over .500.


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Cary Holmes, a reference librarian at Morse Institute Library, found the World War II record of Alfred DeFlumeri.

Librarian uncovers Natick veteran’s true story

Cary Holmes, a reference librarian at Morse Institute Library, found the World War II record of Alfred DeFlumeri, who was executed after a failed covert US operation.

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FDA gets reports of dangerous dog treats

The FDA has received about 900 reports from dog owners and veterinarians about severe illnesses and even deaths linked to chicken jerky pet treats from China.


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The HBO biopic focuses more on Martha Gellhorn (Nicole Kidman) than on Ernest Hemingway (Clive Owen).

Ernest Hemingway’s third wife, nearly his match

The HBO biopic “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, is a love story, but it’s also a travelogue, as well as a smallscreen historical epic.