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Man sued Patriots TE over shooting in Fla., records show

A Connecticut man claimed Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who has been questioned in the death of a Dorchester man, shot him in the eye.

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Markey’s record elevates him over newcomer Gomez

Far from being a detriment, Edward Markey’s Washington experience fills a need for a state that lost Edward M. Kennedy in 2009 and John Kerry this year.

The trial of “Whitey” Bulger

In testifying, Martorano sought to avoid death penalty

John Martorano completed three days of testimony after saying he and James Bulger had jointly participated in 11 murders.

Brad Pitt (with Abigail Hargrove and Mireille Enos) battles zombies as a worried family man.

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Against steep odds, zombie epic ‘World War Z’ works

The surprise of the absorbing, frightening film starring Brad Pitt is that what sounds ridiculous on paper turns out be a gripper on the screen.

Bruins ace Patrice Bergeron (here getting the better of Pittsburgh’s Brandon Sutter in the Eastern Conference finals) led the NHL this season by winning 62.1 percent of his faceoffs.

Bruins vs. Blackhawks | Game 4, 8 p.m.

Bruins winning battles in faceoff circle

The Bruins have won a NHL-best 56.1 percent of their faceoffs in the playoffs, and they have arguably the best draw man in the league in Patrice Bergeron.

A view of the east side of Fenway Center, minus the 27- story tower that would be part of Phase 2.

State approves lease for Fenway Center project

The approval marks a key agreement needed for the $500 million mixed-use development to move forward.

US Senate hopeful Gabriel E. Gomez attended a Boston fundraiser Wednesday afternoon in Boston.

Gomez on the trail six days out, Markey absent

US Senate hopeful Gabriel Gomez attended a Boston fundraiser Wednesday afternoon, while Edward J. Markey did not have any public events scheduled.



// Two pandering poseurs at Senate debate

Candidates asking to be entrusted with senatorial authority ought to be willing to think and speak more seriously than Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey.


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Andrew Bailey regrouped as Kelly Johnson rounded the bases with the game-tying home run Tuesday.

Andrew Bailey’s failure dents Red Sox’ big night

Bailey blew a 1-0 lead for the Red Sox Tuesday, part of a troubling trend because nothing can tear down a team quicker than a closer who can’t close out games.