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2012 case linked to ‘person of interest’ in woman’s death

Edwin Alemany, the suspected assailant in the choking of a woman last September, is now under scrutiny in this week’s fatal stabbing of Amy Lord.

Elizabeth Warren backed the rival of Larry Summers to lead the Federal Reserve.

Warren signs letter backing Yellen to lead the Fed

Senator Elizabeth Warren urged President Obama to appoint Janet Yellen over former Harvard colleague Larry Summers.

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Red Sox fall out of first place

After the Red Sox’ lineup was overpowered in Baltimore, the Tampa Bay Rays took the lead in the AL East with their win over the Yankees.

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning faces 21 charges in the WikiLeaks case.

Closing arguments end in Bradley Manning court-martial

The judge has started deliberating on the 21 charges Manning faces, but she did not say when she would rule.

George Lacerte and Bette Bissonnette competing at the Yankee Classic DanceSport Championships in Cambridge last month.

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Baby boomers are turning to competitive ballroom dancing

For a group of baby boomers who started to compete just in the last three years, the pressure is intense. And they love it.

Chris Stratton of Northbridge with daughter Caroline and niece Leah Cohen.

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Taylor Swift Dads grin and bear it

Less enamored with America’s sweetheart than with their girls, the dads, like the ones at this weekend’s shows at Gillette, are concert Sherpas.

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// Patriots’ Stevan Ridley visibly needed

With the team remodeling its passing game without Wes Welker and Aaron Hernandez, Ridley should have a bigger voice in the Patriots’ attack this season.

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// Patriots’ training camp begins with dark clouds

A dreary offseason mercifully concluded this week — one in which Wes Welker walked out the door over money and Aaron Hernandez was released after he was arrested in a murder case.



// Hero photographer, or sloppy cop?

Metaphorically speaking, Sergeant Sean Murphy beat up a suspect by releasing unauthorized images of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.


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Tim Tebow signed autographs at the end of the camp.

Tim Tebow splits role in Patriots workout

Tebow caught some passes, was unimpressive throwing the ball, and deflected questions about Aaron Hernandez in the team’s first practice.


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Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice would ask a court to require Texas to get permission from the federal government before making voting changes in that state.

Holder presses Texas to clear voting law changes

The Attorney General revealed that the Justice Department would ask a court to require the state to get permission from the federal government before making voting changes.


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High school students attended the Samsung Mobile App Academy — a two-day crash course in app-making — this week at MIT.

MIT, Samsung hold app camp

In a campaign to teach kids about technology, Samsung taught 30 local high school students the art of app making at MIT.