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Fracking helps revive East Coast refineries

The controversial drilling process has helped keep gas prices stable in Mass., and has put the US on track to become the world’s largest oil producer.

Bruins 3, Jets 2

// Bruins top Jets in Winnipeg

The Bruins snapped their two-game losing streak after Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal on a power play.

// Country star Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide

McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems derailed her career, was 37.

Denis Larocque, West Warwick’s chief fire inspector at the time of the nightclub fire


Questions still linger over fire inspector’s role

No single person bears the blame for The Station nightclub fire, but, for relatives of the dead and survivors, one name stands out: Denis P. Larocque.


Another storm blankets region

Although not as fierce as last week’s blizzard, the storm brought several inches to the area and knocked out power to thousands.


Crime soared with Mass. gun law

In 1998, Mass. passed what was hailed as the toughest gun-control legislation in the country, predicting the law would curb gun violence. It didn’t.

Alfredo Aceves talked with manager John Farrell, left, and pitching coach Juan Nieves about why he threw batting practice with little velocity.

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Aceves incidents continue to mount

The more problems Alfredo Aceves causes, the harder it gets for the Red Sox to move him for something useful.


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The Station nightclub fire | 10 years later

The site of The Station nightclub is now barren aside from crosses that were made of lumber from the fallen building.

Finding life after the fire that will never go out

Ten years ago, The Station nightclub fire killed 100 and injured many more. For survivors, the road back has been unthinkably hard.

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//[1].jpg Potholes in Boston

New England traffic has long negotiated the effects of our repetitive freeze-thaw cycle that leaves roads an obstacle course of potholes.