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Red Sox-Yankees, position by position

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:50
These two historic rivals use their match-ups as a measuring stick. With some new faces this year, here's a look at how the Red Sox and Yankees stack up, position-by-position.






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Boston man cleared, wants apology

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:50
A Boston man cleared of sexual assault charges is demanding an apology from authorities for putting him through an “extremely difficult” ordeal.






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Marathon suspect's lawyers get challenge extension

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has granted a request from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers giving them more time to prepare challenges to evidence they expect to be brought against him.






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Sorority accused of forcing men to eat dog treats

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut officials have suspended a sorority as they investigate allegations that its members forced men to drink booze, eat dog treats, paint their bodies, wear women's underwear and take alcohol shots off each other's bodies.






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Red Sox' lineup can look to the past for inspiration....with plenty of caution

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
Is there really any way to sugar coat it? The Red Sox have been dreadful through the first nine games of the 2014 season.






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Average US 30-year mortgage rate down to 4.34 pct.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.






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Rolling Stone flubs Constitution

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:34
Another Rolling Stone cover is facing criticism. This time the heat is over misrepresenting who signed the Constitution.






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Boston.com's Definitive Guide to Tight Legwear

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:19
If you're not familiar with the terminology, it can get a little overwhelming trying to keep track of the questionable legwear options. Here's our definitive guide.






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Ironwood airs TV ad for its irritable bowel syndrome (with constipation) drug

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:03
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge has launched an ad campaign for a drug that treats forms of irritable bowel syndrome in adults.






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New Bedford teacher worried she could be fired after student threw chair in class

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:03
A New Bedford teacher fears she may lose her job after one of her students threw a chair at her in her classroom.






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Boston firefighters run hose through car parked in front of hydrant at East Boston fire scene

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:47
At the most dangerous point during what became an eight-alarm fire in East Boston Wednesday night, Boston firefighters scrambling to get water to their colleagues ran into a barrier: Someone had parked a BMW coupe in front of the hydrant.






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Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:32
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items.






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Teacher faces firing in chair throwing attack

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:16
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A teacher at New Bedford High School who had a chair thrown at her by a student could lose her job over the attack.






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Norwood Committee Turns Down Christmas Break Compromise

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:16
The town's school committee rejected a change to “Winter/Christmas recess.”






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US Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire raised $1.54 million in first three months of 2014

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:16
Facing a potential challenge from Scott Brown, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire raised $1.54 million in the first three months of 2014 and ended March with $4.35 million in the bank, according to her campaign spokesman, Harrell Kirstein. He said that money came from more than 26,600 donors.






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Love Letters: His princess sister

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:16
The letter writer's future sister-in-law drives her crazy. Meredith Goldstein offers tips for coping.






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His sister is a princess

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:01
Rather than any juicy drama going on between my fiance and I, my dilemma lies with his family, specifically his sister. We'll call my fiance Alex and his sister Jen.






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‘Wicked WiFi' goes live in Boston

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:01
There is now free public wireless Internet access in several spots across Boston.






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Applications for US jobless aid dip 32K to 300,000

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.






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Stanford, Harvard, others say acceptance rates declining

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:45
If you're applying to any of the United States's top colleges or universities, it might be a good time to downgrade your expectations. Because apparently schools are falling into a deep love affair with the rejection letter.






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