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Chief’s son had passengers in vehicle when arrested

Five other people were in the vehicle driven by Philip Davis, son of the Boston Police chief, when he was arrested Sunday on charges of drunken driving.

Caitlin LoCascio-King, a lawyer, estimates that she will be the primary wage earner in her family this year.

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More women now breadwinners for families

The last recession hit men disproportionately hard as male-dominated industries sustained massive job losses.

Ashby stunned by crash involving firefighters

A mother and her teenage son, both volunteers in the fire department in the small town of Ashby, died in a crash with another vehicle, also driven by a town firefighter.

Gretchen Monahan and Ricky Paull Goldin.


Now they’re building a family together

After years of building names for themselves, fashion expert Gretchen Monahan and actor Ricky Paull Goldin are focused on their young son and their lives together.

David Ortiz and Bobby Valentine talk last spring; this spring Ortiz ripped the now ex-Sox skipper.

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Red Sox blame a lot of their problems on Bobby Valentine

Some of the Sox are using fired manager Valentine to excuse 2012’s last-place finish.

Drug to target hardest-to-kill cancer cells

A Cambridge start-up is going to test a drug it hopes will target cancer cells that survive the first salvo of treatment.

Russia meteor


Russian meteor was a command performance from the cosmos

The meteor that exploded over Russia last week reminds us that the cosmos has power to awe and inspire.


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Larry Kessler, a longtime AIDS activist

At HIV refuge, new hope and old face

Longtime advocate Larry Kessler has stepped away from retirement to direct the Boston Living Center’s efforts to assist those living with HIV and AIDS.


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Bayway refinery

Shale oil helps revive East Coast refineries

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

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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.