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FDA approves drug for aggressive breast cancer

A Waltham-based company developed key components of the new drug.

Nation must rebuild ‘industrial ecosystem,’ says MIT

The report says a system of manufacturers, suppliers, research, and skilled labor is needed to spur manufacturing.

Up to 8 inches could fall within Route 128

The third significant snowstorm of the month will start Saturday, intensify in the evening and taper off Sunday afternoon.

7,350 in Mass. get $510m in mortgage aid

Borrowers received millions in help last year as part of a settlement with five major US banks.

Matthew Woodson for the boston globe

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James ‘Whitey’ Bulger & Catherine Greig’s story

The most remarkable thing about the brutal gangster’s 16 years on the run isn’t that he evaded arrest for so long. It’s that he ended up in a love story.

Vince DiMaggio had to live with, “I’m not Joe,’’ just as Billy Bulger has to live with, “I’m not Whitey.” Stephen Drew comes to Fenway Park this year with the added burden of reminding us, “I’m not J.D.’’

Dan Shaughnessy

How much like J.D. is Stephen Drew?

The new Red Sox shortstop wears the same number, 7, that his brother J.D. wore in Boston. The similarities don’t end there.

Kevin Cullen

Changes are in the air for The Boston Globe

The Globe isn’t going anywhere. It’s changing owners. Who knows, maybe Rupert ­Murdoch will throw his hat in the ring. Stranger things have happened.


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Bruins 4, Lightning 2

Nathan Horton had two goals as the Bruins beat the Lightning, 4-2.

Bruins bolt past Lightning

Nathan Horton had two goals and Brad Marchand added a goal and an assist as the Bruins imposed their will in Tampa.

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Potential Globe suitors may include local investors

As news of The New York Times Co.’s plans to sell The Boston Globe filtered through media and investor circles Thursday, speculation mounted about would-be buyers.