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Mass. Senate OKs $800 million transportation bill

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a transportation bill seen as a compromise between a House measure and Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal.

Paul Pierce drove around Maurice Harkless during the first half.

Celtics 120, Magic 88

Celtics clinch seventh seed in Eastern Conference

The Celtics took a double-digit second-quarter lead they never relinquished and can now spend their final two games of the regular season trying various rotations.

NCAA men’s hockey | Yale 4, Quinnipiac 0

Yale wins first NCAA hockey title

Yale added the most important honor to its Cinderella season — the program’s first NCAA hockey title after beating top-seeded Quinnipiac.

Francine Wheeler, mother of shooting victim Benjamin Wheeler, cried as she listend to Vice President Joe Biden speak during a gun violence conference in Danbury, Conn., in February.

Newtown mother pleads for gun control

The mother of a boy killed in the shooting made the plea when she filled in for President Obama during the weekly radio and Internet address.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Barry McGee’s “Untitled (Crawling Man),’’ from the artist’s exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art.


Art review:

Barry McGee exhibit traces his vibrant visions as a graffiti artist

The San Francisco-based artist is the subject of a hectically melancholy midcareer survey at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Shalane Flanagan


For Shalane Flanagan, Marblehead is home turf

Elite runner Shalane Flanagan has fond memories of her hometown of Marblehead, though her career has taken her to North Carolina, Oregon, and Colorado.

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// Medford’s Marathon family

When Jesse and Carolyn Edsell-Vetter run in the Boston Marathon Monday, they’ll have a lot of supporters.


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Red Sox 2, Rays 1

Shane Victorino reacted after he singled in the winning run in the 10th inning.

Shane Victorino gives Red Sox a win

Victorino’s infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Red Sox the victory despite the Rays taking the third inning.

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Taking the message to the public: Senator Marco Rubio will be on seven TV shows Sunday to seek support for the plan.

Negotiators agree on immigration cutoff date

Senate negotiators have agreed to a date that could bar hundreds of thousands of immigrants from the path to legalization provided in the proposed overhaul.