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Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 4

Farrell walks away smiling

Dustin Pedroia (left) congratulated Mike Napoli at home plate after he hit a two-run home run against the Blue Jays.


Mike Napoli drove in three runs, including the game-winner in the eighth inning, as the Sox improved to 3-1.

Pushcarts can stay in Downtown Crossing through 2013

The 28 pushcart vendors who work out of Boston’s Downtown Crossing can stay through the end of this year.


Firm to discipline workers who refused to feed students

The company said the discipline included termination for employees who refused to feed children over low funds in their pre-paid lunch accounts.

“I wanted to express myself and get some feelings across so that people would know a bit about me through my songs. But then it turned into a really eclectic-feeling album,” Lianne La Havas on recording her debut CD.

Alex Lake

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La Havas raises her profile without raising her voice

On her first headlining tour of this country, which stops at the Sinclair Saturday, Lianne La Havas arrives on these shores something of an unknown pleasure.

After being picked up at the Perkins School for the Blind by his “informal adoptive mom,” Ellen Ratner, Keer Deng shopped with her at a nearby CVS store.

Exclusive Saturday preview

Blind Sudanese boy begins to heal in the US

Keer Deng’s early years were filled with slavery, starvation, and torture. Now, he is a demonstrably happy student at Watertown’s Perkins School for the Blind.

Preview | Sunday baseball notes

Montreal baseball, oui?

A former Expos star and the head of the Montreal Board of Trade are among many involved in the Montreal Baseball Project who believe the sport can make it there now.

Liz Byron is participating in a 155-mile footrace known as the Marathon des Sables

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Teacher runs the Sahara to raise money for students’ laptops

Gardner Pilot Academy teacher Liz Byron is participating in a 155-mile footrace known as the Marathon des Sables in southern Morocco.


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