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Gun battle leaves suspect dead, two officers wounded

Two suspects opened fire on officers from the drug control unit in a daylight shootout in Dorchester.

Wes Welker is now wearing Denver colors, but it sounds as though he is still bothered by things that happened in New England. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Welker details how bond with Belichick fell apart

The ex-Patriots receiver said the coach rode him especially hard last year, and that he finds himself still wary of violating Belichick’s rules.

JPMorgan is target of mortgage security investigation

JPMorgan Chase disclosed that it faces investigation into whether it sold shoddy mortgage securities to investors in the runup to the financial crisis.

No verdict on second day of Bulger deliberations

Since getting the case on Tuesday, jurors in the James “Whitey” Bulger case have deliberated for about 13 hours.

Tom Brady (flanked by Leon Washington and Danny Amendola) worked his magic with the football during Wednesday’s session vs. the Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Tom Brady and receivers put on a clinic against Eagles

Rookie receivers Dobson, Thompkins, and Boyce were a handful for the Eagles, and the Patriots’ secondary play improved, too.

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Race for mayor has many down to their fighting weight

Several months into the city’s first open mayoral race in 20 years, most candidates have either lost weight or kept off pounds they shed in anticipation of running.

Candidates back more restaurant, nightlife options

Three candidates for mayor agreed that Boston needs more nightlife, bars, and restaurants but differed on how to bring them to the city.

Matt Damon and Alice Braga star in the Neill Blomkamp-directed drama “Elysium.”

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Matt Damon’s ‘Elysium’ is standard, not gold standard

Writer-director Neill Blomkamp’s new film is essentially “District 9” with bigger stars and less reason to exist, which hardly means it’s terrible.



// MLBPA sends the right message on steroids

The Players Association prodded those union members who allegedly received performance-enhancing drugs to accept a measure of punishment.


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PGA Championship

Tiger Woods has been in contention at two of the first three majors this year, with a tie for fourth at the Masters and a tie for sixth at the British Open.

Is it finally time for Tiger Woods to end drought?

The world No. 1 player is fresh off a big win and has five victories this season, but has been stuck on 14 major wins since 2008.

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Mayor Menino attended a ceremony at the closed Marshall Elementary in Dorchester.

Thomas Menino’s mayoral pick hard to call

Boston’s mayor, who insists he is staying out of the race, has praised two of the candidates and his campaign committee donated money to a third.