Annie Dookhan pursued renown along a path of lies

The former chemist finally found fame, as scandal engulfed the state drug lab.

State may miss deadline to issue medical marijuana rules

State health officials say the complexity of the issue has proven so daunting that they are unlikely to have final regulations ready for May 1.

Broadway tryouts could bring weeks of work to Boston theaters, the bill’s proponents say. But even some producers wonder if there is an audience here for so long a run.

Bill aims to woo Broadway-bound shows

Legislators are proposing a tax credit for producers who bring shows here before heading to Broadway.

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Rescue personnel aided a passenger hurt in the bus crash on Soldiers Field Road.

Soldiers Field Road reopened after bus crash

Police kept the eastbound lane closed overnight in order to repair the guardrail from the crash, which left dozens injured.

On Super Bowl Sunday, local fans can only sulk

Boston sports fans used to be connoisseurs of losing, then of winning. Now, the championships we didn’t win haunt us.

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens coach John Harbaugh.

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Harbaughs make family history in Super Bowl

Not many folks were aware of Ravens coach John Harbaugh and his brother, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. Sunday night, everything changes.

Celtics Notebook | Celtics vs. Clippers, 1 p.m., CSN, WEEI

// Elite Clippers offer stiff test to patchwork Celtics

The Clippers are NBA royalty this season and on Sunday the team called Lob City will offer the Celtics their first true test since losing two key players.

Red Sox PA announcer Carl Beane died last May.

Sunday Baseball Notes

Red Sox still searching for a new PA voice

The Red Sox are narrowing down their search for a new public address announcer to replace the late Carl Beane.

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From the Archives | Photo gallery

//[2].jpg The (Mystic) Tobin Bridge

The Mystic Bridge opened for traffic on Feb. 26, 1950, and was renamed in honor of former Boston mayor and Massachusetts governor Maurice J. Tobin in 1967.


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Sunday Hockey Notes

Tyler Seguin has everything to be right there perennially with the game’s elite point producers.

Bruins’ Tyler Seguin has had a slow start

Thus far, Seguin’s third NHL season has been more a mirror of his intermittent 2010-11 rookie run than his tantalizing breakout sophomore campaign.


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for children | liz rosenberg

An early illustration for Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Winderland.”

‘Splintered’ by A.G. Howard

Howard’s Goth-infused, fantasy novel “Splintered’’ is in many ways a brilliant debut, in others a disturbing one.