In Mississippi, Romney is in campaign mode

Mitt Romney spoke at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday.

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Mitt Romney displayed a somewhat looser style in Starkville, Miss., as he weighs a third White House run.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marathon150-7964.jpg Man who cleared Marathon finish line is five-time participant

Christopher Laudani, who ran in five Boston Marathons, removed snow from the finish line because of his “love of something that is way bigger than any of us.”

UMass Amherst to ban dorm guests during Super Bowl

The university wants to prevent a rowdy celebration if the Patriots win the championship.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/deleo150-7925.jpg House moves to abolish Robert DeLeo’s term limits

New internal rules would abolish current restrictions that require the House speaker to step down in 2017.

Super Bowl XLIX

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch makes a catch against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Patriots focus on stopping Marshawn Lynch

The Patriots lauded the Seahawks running back, who is truly a beast.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/dubi222-6943.jpg IOC doesn’t know number of bidders for 2024 Olympics

How many cities Boston will be up against — six, seven, 10, 25? — is anyone’s guess right now.

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New vehicles were covered at the Massport terminal in Charlestown, in this aerial photo.

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A loader cleaned up snow on Beacon Street in Boston.

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Sledders made use of a hill on Boston Common.

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A damaged home in Marshfield.

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A snow farm in South Boston.

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Snow drifts on a frozen Charles River.

Day after blizzard, a massive cleanup

Boston public schools will be closed Thursday because many sidewalks have not been cleared, Mayor Marty Walsh said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner012615METRO27blizzard40.jpg Luck of an accurate forecast helps Baker, Walsh

The storm’s severity confirmed the decisions that Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin Walsh made.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/StormTotalSnowRange-8037--90x90.png Two more storms headed for Mass.

The storms are set to hit Thursday and Sunday night, though they won’t have the impact of this week’s blizzard.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_marshfield-blizzardaftermath_metro378seqn}seqn}.jpg In Marshfield, taking stock after the storm

Flooding in Marshfield prompted a 50-year resident to say, “This is definitely the worst I’ve been through.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/29hudsonpic08.jpg For some towns, snowfall broke records

Auburn, Hudson, and Lunenburg each got three feet of snow, the highest levels reported from the storm.

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Photos: Region begins recovery after blizzard

Officials assessed the damage in flooded areas, while residents around the state dug out from snow that was measured in feet.

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On the 70th anniversary of liberation, a survivor’s journey is a reminder to recall each victim’s story of strength.

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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