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Take the NFL QB walk around Boston

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4,827 yd.
Tom Brady Patriots
4,719 yd.
Matt Ryan Falcons
4,659 yd.
Peyton Manning Broncos
4,295 yd.
Aaron Rodgers Packers
4,008 yd.
Matt Schaub Texans
3,817 yd.
Joe Flacco Ravens
3,118 yd.
Russell Wilson Seahawks
1,814 yd.
Colin Kaepernick 49ers


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The potency of a muted style on display in Hundred Waters’ show at the Sinclair

The Florida four-piece Hundred Waters' approach to making music is reminiscent of lacework: The skeletal piano lines of lead singer Nicole Miglis thread through the drones and pulses provided by the guitars and electronics of Trayer Tryon and Paul Giese, while drummer Zach Tetreault anchors the grace. Miglis's vocals float within this landscape, murmuring introspective lyrics. The end result has a staggering amount of beauty, which the band's live presentation on Saturday at The Sinclair only intensified.

Mass. legislators pressed to boost at-home services for elderly

A coalition of advocacy groups will urge state lawmakers Monday to support initiatives they say will bolster the independence of older adults.

State says it may resort to layoffs

If a measure to entice 4,500 state employees to retire early doesn’t work, there will be layoffs, the state’s budget chief said.

Inaugural donors have dealings with state treasurer

Over two-thirds of donations for Deborah Goldberg’s inaugural costs came from special interests that deal with her office.

Tsarnaev plea now the big question

Experts say maintaining his innocence in the face of seemingly overwhelming evidence against him could antagonize jurors.

Cannabis centers face an intricate science

For dispensaries, it’s never as easy as sticking a few seeds in the ground and watching the plants, and profits, grow.

A less-crusty Sanders tests presidential waters

The independent Vermont senator has begun to loosen up on the stump and soften his curmudgeonly demeanor.

God was James Foley’s witness

It is for the largeness of his heart, and the spaciousness of his faith, that the world cries out today.

Readers barking mad over word choice

Readers were not amused when they were left with the (false) impression that the author encouraged someone to euthanize their dog.

Panel reportedly blames race woes on Ferguson police

A report criticizes the city for disproportionately ticketing African-Africans and relying on the fines to balance the city’s budget.

Pessimism palpable amid defiance in Moscow

Demonstrators voiced fears that the killing signaled a new wave of suppression under President Vladimir Putin.

Converse launches artistic ad campaign

The Mass.-based company will showcase how Chuck Taylors worn by creative types became a medium for self-expression.

Obama’s fiduciary sledgehammer

The president’s new rule could lead to fewer options for small investors and more burdens on asset managers and accountholders.

Kristin Andreassen celebrates new ‘Gondolier’ at Passim

A late bloomer when it came to music, singer-songwriter Kristin Andreassen has nonetheless made a lasting impression with her sublime new album, “Gondolier.”

Kerry tries to patch rift before Netanyahu speech

Kerry said the administration did not want the event ‘‘turned into some great political football.’’

Blame substantial, consensus negligible on Homeland Security

Some Republicans said the party should simply surrender and give the agency money without conditions.

Skyhook patent cases vs. Google head to trial

The Boston company alleges Google used its technology employing Wi-Fi signals to calculate the locations of smartphones.

Vermont retreat shakes off its formal past

With a traditional and formal interior, the feel of this Stowe, Vermont, retreat didn’t suit the current homeowners at all.

Post-prison, ex-Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski living a modest life

A caricature of an imperial chief executive in an epoch of white-collar crime , Kozlowski is finally able to talk about life in prison.

Iraqi leader pledges attack on Tikrit

Iraq’s prime minister called on Sunni fighters to abandon the Islamic State group Sunday, ahead of a promised offensive to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown.

Waterfront plan should preserve tunnel for future North-South Rail Link

Someday, when the financial and political stars align to build the tunnel, efforts today to keep the route viable will pay off.

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