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  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz
    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Sly shoppers' bag of tricks

    Sly shoppers' bag of tricks
    Nordstrom is famously forgiving when shoppers change their minds about purchases. Customers love it — especially those whose motives may be questionable. The Seattle retailer has been known to take back well-worn clothing, shoes bought years...
  • New Documents: Police Say Hernandez May Have Been Gunman In Double Homicide

    In court documents unsealed Thursday, law enforcement authorities say that Bristol native and former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez may have been the gunman in a July 2012 drive-by shooting that killed two men in Boston's South End. In a 14-page...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...
  • Suit: Taxi drivers should be considered employees

    Suit: Taxi drivers should be considered employees
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court says that Chicago taxi drivers should be considered employees of cab companies, entitling them to overtime pay and a minimum wage. The suit argues that those benefits and others have been unfairly withheld...
  • The Monuments Men did more than rescue Nazi-looted art

    The Monuments Men did more than rescue Nazi-looted art
    The greatest Rubens altarpiece in America is in Ohio, at the Toledo Museum of Art. We have the Monuments Men to thank for that. George Clooney’s galumphing all-star movie “The Monuments Men” did not impress the critics -- “inert,...
  • Romney praises Olympics security, says he won't run for president

    WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, who led the 2002 Winter Olympics in the United States, said Sunday that security threats in Sochi have not been overblown but that the Russians have shown they could keep the Games “reasonably safe.” “...
  • Pressure Mounts To Revamp Or Dump Metro-North

    When irate Fairfield County legislators suggested earlier this winter that Connecticut should sever its relationship with Metro-North, state political leaders were silent and Transportation Commissioner James Redeker dismissed the idea as impractical....
  • West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter

    West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter
    BOSTON — A West Hartford couple was distressed Tuesday after leaving juvenile court, frustrated in their attempts to regain custody of their sick 15-year-old daughter, Justina Pelletier, from the state of Massachusetts. The case was continued to...
  • Top Travel Events In New England This Summer And Fall

    Top Travel Events In New England This Summer And Fall
    Planning your 2014 travel calendar? The American Bus Association has released its annual list of North America's top 100 events and a number of New England happenings made the cut. The association chooses the events from hundreds submitted because the...
  • Revere, Mass., Approves Mohegan Sun's Plan For $1.3 Billion Casino

     Revere, Mass., Approves Mohegan Sun's Plan For $1.3 Billion Casino
    REVERE, Mass. — Mohegan Sun's plans for a $1.3 billion casino at Suffolk Downs racetrack passed by a wide margin Tuesday, capturing 63 percent of a citywide vote. With all 21 precincts reporting, the unofficial tally was 7,169 in favor, 4,172...
  • Mohegans Join Suffolk Downs In Resort Casino Proposal In Revere, Mass.

    Mohegans Join Suffolk Downs In Resort Casino Proposal In Revere, Mass.
    Mohegan Sun on Wednesday officially became the development partner and gaming operator for a bid by Suffolk Downs racetrack to build a resort casino in Revere, Mass. "Mohegan Sun and Suffolk Downs each began our pursuit of a place in the Massachusetts...