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Hurricane-force winds wreak havoc

A tree blocked Seaver Street in Stoughton on Thursday morning after high winds blew through the area overnight.

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At least 38,000 people lost power as some wind gusts reached 80 miles per hour.

After two arrested, officials probe link to arson spree

Police arrested two people after a West Bridgewater fire last night, and are investigating any connections to a spate of recent arsons.

Senate Armed Services Committee Charirman Carl Levin (left) shook hands with former Senator Chuck Hagel prior to Thursday’s hearing.

Republican Hagel faces GOP critics at hearing

Defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel is being challenged on his past comments on Israel, Iran, and nuclear weapons.

Stephen Lynch officially launches Senate campaign

Lynch released a video emphasizing his blue-collar roots and provided some tough talk Edward J. Markey.

A BU student was stabbed and robbed at the intersection of Browne and Pleasant streets Tuesday.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Spate of armed robberies leaves many at BU on edge

Boston University and local departments will step up patrols following the latest and most violent attack near the campus.

BlackBerry’s Z10 is expected help reverse a slide in sales.

Tech Lab

BlackBerry poised to win affection anew

Using an overhauled operating system, the smart and snappy Z10 ought to put BlackBerry back at the leading edge of the industry.

Vijay Singh, who has been battling injuries, said he used deer antler spray, not knowing it contained a banned drug.


Vijay Singh drags PGA Tour into drug snarl

Singh admitted to using the deer antler spray that Ray Lewis was accused of using, and now may face punishment from the Tour.

Governor Deval Patrick (left) tapped William

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Patrick confident in choosing confidant

Selecting Mo Cowan as a replacement for John F. Kerry is the latest in a growing list of insider appointments made by Governor Patrick.

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From the Archives

//[2].jpg The (Mystic) Tobin Bridge

The Mystic Bridge opened for traffic on Feb. 26, 1950, and was renamed in honor of former Boston mayor and Massachusetts governor Maurice J. Tobin in 1967.


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Avery Bradley and the Celtics moved the ball as if it were on fire. They zipped it around so fast the orange sphere almost left a vapor trail. The Kings couldn’t keep up.

Celtics pleased with up-tempo success

The Celtics know they need a collective effort to win without Rajon Rondo, and they got that with a fast and loose style on Wednesday.


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Television Review

Steven Pasquale stars as a doctor with an alternate personality in “Do No Harm.”

NBC’s ‘Do No Harm’: a Jekyll-and-Hyde operation

“Do No Harm” isn’t a psychological exploration so much as a medical drama with a gimmick, but it’s pretty darned silly.