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Murray stung by Patrick’s rhetoric on transit bill

Senate President Therese Murray said that she is upset about the way Governor Deval Patrick has condemned the Legislature’s transportation plan.

Gun control bill clears hurdle in Senate

The Senate has rejected an effort by conservatives to block debate on the post-Newtown gun control bill.

Boston City Council president Michael Ross.

Ross announces bid for mayor of Boston

Michael P. Ross, a 41-year-old attorney who lives in Mission Hill, has been a city councilor since 1999.

Bristol-Myers Squibb plans expansion in Devens

The global biopharmaceutical company is planning a $250 million expansion of its facility in Devens, eventually adding about 350 jobs.

There are plenty of good seats available as Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster fired a first-inning pitch.

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As Red Sox’ attendance streak ends, what’s next?

The Red Sox finally admitted that the streak is no more. Now, could the tradition of singing “Sweet Caroline” be next to go?

Bowdoin president defends school after report

The school’s president called a report by a conservative-leaning higher education advocacy group “mean-spirited and personal.”


Where New England’s senators stand on gun control

The Globe polled the region’s 12 senators on various aspects of gun legislation.


// Did an Attleboro administrator order students to go without lunch?

One father says the school’s assistant principal ordered middle school students not be served lunch -- and then let four cafeteria workers take the fall in the ensuing controversy.


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Orioles 8, Red Sox 5

The Red Sox infielders were stunned after closer Joel Hanrahan was lifted amid a 5-run ninth inning for Baltimore.

Red Sox blow game to Orioles in 9th

The Red Sox were one batter away from winning when a series of errors by closer Joel Hanrahan led to a 5-run inning for Baltimore.


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Dr. Lauren Smith, the interim public health commissioner, said that her agency has “a lot of operational challenges” to confront before marijuana dispensaries can open.

Cannabis sales are months away

Though regulations are scheduled to be adopted in May, medical marijuana dispensaries likely won’t open for many months.

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Instagram Fashion: Maira Perez

If you happen to step into an elevator at Copley Place and see a woman snapping pictures of herself, it is likely to be this week’s Instagram style star.