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Search for Malaysia jet comes up empty

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:21
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries.
    





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Love Letters: Husband's porn habit

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:51
Q: Dear Meredith, My husband looks at porn probably every day and no, I don't like it. Before you...
    





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Mercer shocks Duke 78-71

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:48
If UMass can beat Tennessee, the Minutemen will have a date with the Bears.
    
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Feds search R.I. House Speaker's office

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:35
Several Rhode Island State Police troopers and federal agents are searching Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox's office, WRPI reports. The reason hasn't been released.
    





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FBI agent who shot Todashev is cleared of any wrongdoing

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:04
The FBI and a Florida prosecutor cleared the federal agent who shot Ibragim Todashev, the Chechen man linked to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
    





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Will this be Boston's new favorite pizza?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:33
New Haven's Frank Pepe's Pizzeria is setting up shop in Boston, joining the area's list of great pizza options.
    





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First tweets from Boston sports stars

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:18
Twitter turns eight years old (where does the time go?) today, and the social media company celebrated its anniversary by releasing a new tool that allows its users to find their first tweet.
    





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Finn: Be careful with Ortiz extension

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:02
By Chad Finn, Boston.com Columnist A brief thought on the ever-trustworthy Dan Roche's report this morning that the Red Sox are close to signing David...
    





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Wet Saturday, cooler Sunday ahead

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:02
The second day of spring isn't expected to disappoint, but the region could see a very brief return to wintry weather this weekend.
    





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Nun stuns on "The Voice of Italy'

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:31
Emily Wright can be reached at emily.wright@boston.com.
    





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Holyoke boy shot by BB while riding school bus

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:31

    





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OBF: "Ivy League Sweet 16'

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:16
The Ivy League has gifted the world of sports with many notable stars.
    





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Why can't colleges compete?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:00
Boston, and in larger terms New England, isn't a college sports community. Perhaps if college teams were performing better than the pro clubs that would briefly turn the tide, writes Adam Kaufman.
    





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Waltham High School student dead in overnight shooting

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:29
A Waltham High School student was killed in an overnight shooting at an apartment complex in the city.
    





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Prostitutes for cops? In Hawaii, yes

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:43
In Hawaii it's legal for law enforcement to have sex with prostitutes. But some lawmakers are trying to change that saying it takes under cover too far.
    





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NCAA upsets crush bracket hopes

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 10:00
SAN DIEGO (AP) — So you were confident in your bracket, hoping to win the office pool, maybe get lucky and take down that $1 billion prize Warren Buffett is offering for a perfect run of picks.
    





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Is your hobby costing more than you think?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:40
While hobbies can be a great way to explore interests and in some cases, test the waters for a future career, they can also put a serious dent in even the most well-intentioned budget. Between registration fees, equipment purchases and in some cases travel, a bit of R&R can span into P&L territory. Before you say yes to those swing dance lessons, read on to see just how quickly playtime can add up.
    





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Are you teaching your kids to drink and drive?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:10
It's one of those inescapable truths: we learn by example. When it comes to teens and driving, it's particularly true.
    





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Mass. congressional contender skips GOP convention

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:23
BOSTON (AP) — Republican congressional candidate Richard Tisei (tih-SAY') says he will skip this weekend's state GOP convention because of the socially conservative platform the party's state committee adopted.
    





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Officials want Logan parking fees raised

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:23
A $2 or $3 hike in hourly parking rates at Boston's Logan International Airport would cover costs for operating, maintaining, and upgrading airport parking facilities.
    





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