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Patrick seeks $5m boost in mental health spending

The proposal stems from a series of mass shootings where the suspects are believed to have been mentally ill.

NRA ad calls Obama ‘elitist hypocrite’

The White House called the ad “repugnant and cowardly” after the gun rights group slammed the president for having armed agents protect his daughters at school.

Actress Marion Cotillard, from the film

Marion Cotillard is Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

The French actress, who won an Oscar in 2008 for her performance in “La Vie En Rose,” will be honored by the Harvard group.

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Opinion | scot lehigh

In flu season, please don’t shake my hand

Flu season is a dreadful time of year, and yet it has a silver lining: It’s the only time when it’s socially acceptable to refuse a handshake.

At Northeastern University’s dining hall, there’s a wide array of gluten-free offerings for students.

Colleges must now serve up gluten-free fare

Schools have to cater to students’ sophisticated palate while ensuring that those with dietary restrictions have healthy and appetizing options, too.

Doctors contacted by the Globe didn’t fault the Patriots’ decision to play Rob Gronkowski, who broke his arm again.

Doctors call Rob Gronkowski’s injury bad luck

Sports medicine experts didn’t fault the Patriots’ decision to play the tight end, who broke his forearm last game and is out for the remainder of the playoffs.

Terry Francona with Theo Epstein in their last title year.

Image drove Red Sox owners, Terry Francona laments

In his new book, the ex-manager claims Sox owners wanted “sexy” players to boost the declining team’s waning TV ratings in 2010.


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