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Take the NFL QB walk around Boston

Want to experience just how far the eight quarterbacks remaining in the NFL have passed the football this season? We've mapped a route, starting from Government Center, that shows their passing distance in a different way. Click the logo at the end to see where it takes you.
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


Chiqui Esteban/Globe Staff

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Fall fashion’s cooling trend

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Bill Littlefield on a father-son softball story

In retirement, Mo Englander was looking to stay busy. So his son, Matt, started him a team.

An open letter to the BSO’s Andris Nelsons

Settle down. Innovate. Stay fit. Some friendly advice for the BSO’s new maestro.

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Horse farm in Mattapoisett is Home of the Week

Built in Groveland in the 1600s, this Colonial was moved to a horse farm in 2003 and is now an Colonial-era home with 21st-century comforts.

Dresses for autumn brides

Styles to consider for sophisticated fall and winter weddings.

What royal effect?

Why nobody in our Cambridge dresses like Prince George of Cambridge.

His Elective Highness, President Barack Obama

Some early Americans thought our leader deserved a splashier title.

Patriots’ keys to a victory over the Raiders

A closer look at the key matchups in the Patriots’ home opener vs. Oakland.

Patriots rookie Dominique Easley contributing sooner than expected

Dominique Easley, who recorded an interception in Week 2, has quickly recovered from ACL surgery nearly one year ago.

Charlie Baker needs an intervention on women

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State-by-state breakdown of Dunkin’ Donuts shops

The figures are from the Dunkin’ Brands Group, noting they are the most recent figures.

Manchester-by-the-Sea deals with being Manchester-by-the-Sea

Many locals fear the name makes a town that already had a snobby reputation sound even snobbier.

Martha Coakley criticized for ambiguous answers

Martha Coakley’s campaign defended her, casting the gubernatorial candidate as open to collaboration.

Goodell apologizes, says he won’t resign

The NFL commissioner acknowledged problems with his handling of the Ray Rice incident and pledged to take action.

After stagnant MCAS results, 6 more schools ‘underperforming’

Third-graders failed to budge years of low reading scores, with only 57 percent scoring proficient or advanced.

OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire

A federal investigation found the Malden company did not follow safety precautions, a failure that led to the fatal blaze.

Dr. Ebonie Woolcock returns to Dorchester

Child of a teen mom, Woolcock grew up in Codman Square, helped raise her sisters, and became a doctor. Now she’s back at work in her old neighborhood.

Americans are incoherent on foreign policy

They want the US to stop being the world’s policeman, but they also don’t want to surrender the role of global leader.

After Scotland backs unity, Alex Salmond to resign

Salmond said he would step down as first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party later this year.

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