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Keating calls for answers from FBI on bombings

“The FBI has yet to answer the pressing questions” that would help prepare against future threats, US Representative William Keating, a Massachusetts Democrat, said.

Ibragim Todashev

Fla. officials won’t investigate Todashev death

Despite a federal probe into the shooting of a Chechen man linked to Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the ACLU had urged state officials to investigate.

Federal cutbacks hurt state’s economy

The Massachusetts economy deteriorated in recent months amid federal budget cutbacks and tax increases earlier in the year, a report says.

Residents complain the Faxon Field track, which is not part of Quincy’s flood-control project, still floods during storms.

Chris Chetwynd

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Quincy’s flood-control projects get mixed reviews

After a deluge in 2010, Quincy launched $10 million in flood-control projects around the city. Some residents say they haven’t noticed any improvement.

// Prisoner, sheriff shot at Mass. Eye and Ear

The prisoner is in critical condition after he was shot while allegedly stealing a deputy sheriff’s gun.

Roger Clemens was on hand to honor ex-Red Sox manager Joe Morgan.

Roger Clemens unfazed by MLB’s PED probe

Clemens, seemingly free of the controversy that hounded him in the past, came to Fenway Park to honor ex-Sox manager Joe Morgan.

Arethusa Falls in Hart’s Location is one of the area’s many hiking options.

A tank away

Bartlett, N.H., has got summer down

One of New England’s most popular summertime destinations, the Mount Washington Valley is a New Hampshire hotbed for families, shoppers, and hikers.


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// Pentagon a ripe target for cuts

With 20 cents of every tax dollar going to the military, it’s time for a reduction in defense spending to help address the federal budget crisis.


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Jake Peavy will trade in his White Sox uniform for a Red Sox jersey.

Why the Red Sox needed Jake Peavy

With Clay Buchholz’s status uncertain, the Red Sox need Peavy to try and match the outstanding rotation of the Rays in the AL East race.

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (center) applauds at the opening bell of the Nasdaq stock market on  May 18, 2012, from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

Facebook passes IPO price

The company’s stock price has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky initial public offering more than a year ago.