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Shirley Leung

MBTA to start late-night weekend service in 2014

Starting next spring, the T will run all subway trains and the 15 most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Revere City Council voices support for casino

The council said the Nov. 5 referendum was a “land use vote,” indicating residents were aware that the Revere side of the Suffolk Downs property could be developed.

// State sues to block Vineyard casino

Governor Deval Patrick’s administration is seeking to block the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah from opening a small casino on tribal land on Martha’s Vineyard.

David Kwiatkowski, 34, was sentenced for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

Hospital worker gets 39 years in N.H. hepatitis case

The 34-year-old hospital technician was sentenced for stealing painkillers and infecting 45 patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

Drug law will take a decade to phase in, regulators say

The federal law is intended to protect consumers from harmful prescription drugs like the tainted medications from a Mass. pharmacy that led to 64 deaths.

Lia Cirio and Lasha Khozashvili in dress rehearsal for Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at the Boston Opera House.

Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff

Dance Review

Boston Ballet’s grown-up ‘Nutcracker’

This interpretation of the holiday classic offers a fresh approach with different casts performing during the 43-show run.

// Train was going too fast before crash, data show

The train that derailed Sunday in New York City, killing 4 people and injuring dozens, was traveling 82 mph as it approached a 30-mph zone, the NTSB said.

Gary McDowell, left, and Zachary Marcus, both of Providence, R.I., displayed their newly obtained marriage certificate at City Hall in Providence.

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How same-sex marriage laws evolved

In the early 1970s, there were zero states banning or allowing same-sex marriage, and no states offered civil unions or domestic partnerships. Hawaii’s law allowing same-sex marriage went into effect today.

Jack Keating and his dog, Margie, at Rotary Park in Wilmington, her preferred walking venue. Margie was named by a dog breeder.

Dogs’ names say a lot about trends, owners

The Globe examined 50,000 names in 13 Greater Boston cities and towns to figure out what dog names say about a community.


opinion | mike ross

// Break Boston’s digital ceiling

The underrepresentation of women on corporate boards, as CEOs, and among recipients of start-up funds from venture capital firms reveals an inequality that cannot be ignored.

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