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Police license technology raises privacy concerns

Automated license readers that allow police to monitor vehicles have privacy advocates worried that the technology is too intrusive.

Lynch, Markey tangle in debate

Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey, the two Democratic candidates in the special US Senate election, faced off at UMass Lowell.

Kevin Cullen

The Irish education of Margaret Thatcher

When it came to the long and tortured history of the English and the Irish, the late UK prime minister misread Irish history badly.

As transportation vote looms, lawmakers wrangle for votes

With a vote expected today on a major transportation and taxes bill, House officials backed off earlier predictions that they have enough votes to override a governor’s veto.

Sam Feller of Somerville, a mechanical engineer, has invented a glass that makes dunking cookies easier and pins his hopes on a Kickstarter campaign.

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Kickstarter spawns funding frenzies — and angst

Kickstarter has shown itself to be a great way to fund a creative project, but behind the giddiness can lie jealousy, stress, and disappointment.

Daniel Nava hit a home run in the seventh inning with Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli aboard.

red sox 3, orioles 1

Red Sox win Fenway opener

Daniel Nava hit a three-run home run in the seventh and Clay Buchholz pitched seven strong innings as the Red Sox boosted their record to 5-2.

Jordan Caron celebrated his second-period goal with David Krejci and Shawn Thornton.

bruins 6, hurricanes 2

Bruins skate past Hurricanes

Boston had little problem with Carolina, taking a 5-0 lead into the third period.

The Louisville bench reacted in the second half.

Louisville 82, Michigan 76

Louisville wins NCAA title

The Cardinals trailed by 12 points in the first half but came back for their third national title.

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