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Detective in case tied to Alemany is demoted

The Boston police detective failed to follow up on a September case involving Edwin Alemany, who is a person of interest in the murder of Amy Lord, police said.

Mourners consoled each other outside a wake for South Boston resident Amy Lord in Springfield.

Wake for Amy Lord draws hundreds

The 24-year-old Wilbraham native was brutally beaten, kidnapped, and murdered last Tuesday in Boston.

Beth Israel to pay $5.3m settlement over billing

The hospital agreed to settle allegations that it improperly billed Medicare for inpatient admissions.

Lung cancer CT scans suggested for heavy smokers

A CT scan is better at finding tumors early and when they are most treatable, and the benefits outweigh the risks for older people, health experts said.

Daniel Nava appeared to beat the tag as he tried to score the tying run but was called out at the plate in the eighth inning.

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rays 2, red sox 1

Red Sox drop into second place with defeat at Fenway

Bad base running and a bad umpiring call cost the Red Sox in a game in which Rays pitcher David Price was dominant.

Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi was congratulated by fans as he walked the red carpet in Foxborough.

Bruschi, Santos inducted into Patriots Hall of Fame

Tedy Bruschi helped the Patriots win three Super Bowls, and Gil Santos was radio play-by-play announcer for 745 games.

George Scott crossed home plate on April 23, 1966, after hitting a two-run home run in fifth inning against Cleveland. Greeting Scott at the plate were Bob Tillman (10) and Tony Conigliaro.


Former Red Sox first baseman George Scott dies at 69

Mr. Scott, known as “Boomer,” played more than eight seasons with the Red Sox and was noted both for his power at the plate and his fielding ability.

Mary  McCluskey, 89, a former secretary, gets some help navigating Facebook  from Natalie Billings, in a class at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in Brighton.

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Learning to ‘like’ it

Seniors at the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in Brighton who wanted to learn about Faccebook are now taking a class.


opinion | jennifer graham

// Make way for turkeys?

The suburbs and exurbs are full of people for whom “bleeding heart” is a description, not a meal.


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Tebow will play quarterback, not receiver, McDaniels says

Tim Tebow has been catching passes in order to practice his downfield running and will remain a quarterback, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said.


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Apps jammed with arts-and-crafts ideas

Instead of occupying children with a TV or handing them an iPad and sending them on their way, try using technology more creatively.