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Cambridge Health Alliance, Beth Israel in talks

Cambridge Health Alliance said that it has entered exclusive talks with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston about a potential affiliation.

// Body identified as missing graduate student

A man found dead in the Charles River this morning has been identified as graduate student Jonathan Dailey, who had been missing for a week, prosecutors said this evening.

Three more deaths tied to meningitis outbreak

A total of 11 people have died and 119 people have been infected by the outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy, federal officials said.

Romney says he met Winchester veteran killed in Libya attack

Mitt Romney revealed that he met Winchester native Glen Doherty at a party several years before he was killed in the attack on the US consulate in Libya.

State officials seek to triple share of non-car travel by 2030

The state’s move is an effort to prioritize mass transit and smart growth, and would cut emissions and improve public health, officials said.

The League of Urban Canners is a new organization devoted to converting oft-neglected fruits from city lots and neighbors’ trees into jellies, jams, and preserves, such as the peaches.

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Somerville canners turn neighbors’ fruits into jams and jellies

The group goes to neighbors too busy to pay attention to fruit on a backyard tree and offers to turn it into jams and jellies, and return with 10 percent of the yield.

Mini lobster rolls.

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Strong start for City Landing, but room for improvement

The restaurant offers audiences with different needs a pleasant dining experience. Yet one gets the feeling chef-owner Bill Brodsky is aiming for more.

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// Nautical Thanksgiving, a made-up holiday done right

A homemade celebration shares food, stories, and company.

Boston Capital

$100,000 for a start-up, but whose?

The top companies in the MassChallenge business accelerator competition will each get $100,000 with no strings attached, but most aren’t focused on the money.


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Tom Brady (12) calls out the play — with center Ryan Wendell all ready to roll — as the Patriots’ no-huddle offense lines up quickly while the Broncos’ defense attempts to adjust.

With 1 word, Patriots’ no-huddle an NFL marvel

Powered by a single word at the line of scrimmage, the Patriots’ impressive no-huddle offense, relying heavily on college football trends, is helping to change the pro game.