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Boy Scouts consider change in anti-gay policy

The proposed change would allow the different religious and civic groups that sponsor Scout units to decide whether to allow or exclude gays.

Senators seek major immigration overhaul

The sweeping plan would include a path to citizenship for the country’s 11 million illegal immigrants.

Markey urges any challengers to sign ‘people’s pledge’

Representative Edward J. Markey challenged any candidates for John Kerry’s Senate seat to agree to shun outside ads, as Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown did.

Treasury approved raises at bailed-out firms, watchdog says

The US Treasury Department disregarded its own guidelines and allowed large pay increases for executives at three firms, a report alleged.

Enmojo, an Internet start-up founded by Robert Lawless (left) and Chris Buchanan, helps homeowners compare energy project costs.

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Start-up easing the pain of home upgrades

Enmojo acts as a price-comparison website, similar to and but for home energy products.

Snow, freezing rain expected to slow commute tonight

Light snow is set to turn into freezing rain this evening, making for slippery conditions on roads and sidewalks.

Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo waited for action to resume during an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Cleveland.

Rondo may return by training camp, Ainge says

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he expects Rajon Rondo, out for the season with a torn ACL, to be ready for camp in October.

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Keyboard for the iPhone is a clever touch

SoloMatrix Inc. has developed a fold-away keyboard that fits over the virtual keyboard on an iPhone screen.


When to keep your child home from school

These days, with all the sickness going around, and with all the fright about the flu, it’s a question parents regularly face.


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Ray Allen got a hug after the game from Celtics coach Doc Rivers.

Ray Allen calls his return to Boston ‘interesting’

“We all have history together,” Allen said after making his first trip back to the Garden since leaving the Celtics last year to sign with the Heat.

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