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SJC seeks to halt ‘judge shopping’ in OUI cases

Judges in some Mass. courts acquit nearly all the drunken driving defendants who waive their right to a jury trial, a study ordered by the state’s highest court found in response to a Globe investigation.

State approves tougher rules for compounding pharmacies

The measures will allow the state to more tightly oversee facilities like the Framingham pharmacy linked to the national fungal meningitis outbreak.

President Obama campaigned Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev.

Michael Bloomberg endorses President Obama

The New York mayor, an independent and former Republican who is dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, cited Obama’s leadership on climate change.

Mitt Romney worked aboard his campaign bus as a senior staffer looked on.

Some on Facebook displeased with being listed as Romney fans

Mitt Romney’s Facebook page records 11.6 million “likes,” but apparently not all of these are from true fans.

Denzel Washington plays an alcoholic pilot who is a hero after he makes an emergency landing of a passenger airplane.

Paramount Pictures


‘Flight’ shows why Denzel Washington is a true star

You know what’s still worth $15 plus the cost of a baby sitter, popcorn, and parking? Two hours with Washington at the height of his everything.

Aqib Talib (center) is in his fifth NFL season.

Patriots trade for cornerback Aqib Talib

The Patriots have acquired the cornerback, who is currently serving a four-game suspension, in a trade with the Buccaneers.

Dan Shaughnessy

The Celtics are Boston’s long green line

We are fortunate to have this team representing the city of Boston in the National Basketball Association.

Rezwan Ferdaus.

Ashland man gets 17 years in jail for terror plot

Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, was sentenced for planning to crash explosive-laden model airplanes into federal buildings and plotting to kill American troops.

Needham public works crews removed a large tree from power lines.

About 15,000 Mass. customers still without power

The state’s two major utilities say most customers are expected to be back online by tonight.


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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, left the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Providence after a meeting in May.

Rhode Island sues Curt Schilling, 38 Studios to recoup losses

In addition to the former Red Sox pitcher, the lawsuit names former economic development agency officials involved in the $75 million loan guarantee.


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Movie Review

The documentary follows Chad Jukes and 10 other wounded veterans as they scale a 20,075-foot Himalayan mountain.

Reaching for help in ‘High Ground’

A less than inspiring film about extremely inspiring individuals, it’s worth seeing for what it shows rather than how it shows it.