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Governor urges caution as storm approaches

Deval Patrick asked people to stay off the roads after noon and announced Boston’s public transit system would shut down after 3:30 p.m.

Massachusetts prepares ahead of major storm

School has been canceled in Boston tomorrow, while officials, utilities, and residents brace for a potentially historic storm.

Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum as a troubled married couple in Steven Soderbergh’s “Side Effects.”

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Sex, lies, and prescription drugs in ‘Side Effects’

Director Steven Soderbergh’s puzzle of a murder mystery is a challenge and a delight.

Kevin Garnett reached 25,000 points for his career. He’s 16th on the NBA’s scoring list, behind Jerry West (25,192).

Celtics 116, Lakers 95

Celtics win sixth straight, pound Lakers

Dwight Howard wasn’t enough to propel a beaten-up Lakers squad past the Celtics, who had strong night from their veterans.

James “Whitey” Bulger.

Bulger bought at least 16 guns while a fugitive

James “Whitey” Bulger may have used a loophole to buy weapons from private sellers who are not required to conduct background checks or even ask for identification.

A burned-out pickup truck belonging to ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner is towed after it was discovered in Big Bear, Calif.

Massive manhunt on for ex-cop accused of killing 3

Police went door to door searching for a former L.A. officer who is suspected of killing a couple and a police officer.

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//[1].jpg The 1940 Valentine’s Day Blizzard

The Boston area was surprised by the Valentine’s Day Blizzard of 1940, which left cars and people stranded overnight, and 31 New Englanders dead.

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Lena Dunham and her mother, Laurie Simmons, attended a screening of Dunham’s movie “Tiny Furniture” at the MFA.

Dunham just hanging out with the girls

“Girls” star Lena Dunham was her usual quirky, articulate self at the MFA, where she chatted with audience after a screening of her film, “Tiny Furniture.”