A statistical look at how the Patriots and Ravens stacked up in 2012.
Patriots and Ravens by the numbers
Timothy P. Murray’s ambition - always grander than his profile - felt more delusional as time and controversy dragged on. Beyond the Golden Dome, the former Worcester mayor came across as a bit player. But through an ever-distorted reflection of Beacon Hill’s looking glass, Patrick’s lieutenant governor was a chief executive- in-waiting. He had access to the crucial building blocks of any statewide run -money and influential people.
Hello, reality. On Wednesday, Murray announced plans to resign and take a $200,000 job as executive director of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce. He’s heading home to central Massachusets, instead of to a future White House dinner for the National Governors Association.
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Despite warnings about sun worshiping, melanoma rates continue to rise, especially among young women.
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Particularly if you have fair skin, be careful about sun exposure, especially burns.
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In Athens, a popular far right party condemns Jews as a source of the country’s misfortune and recycles the ancient lie depicting them as “Christ Killers.” In Hungary, the prime minister fails to disassociate himself convincingly from an anti-Semitic and increasingly powerful fascist group.
Nearly 70 years after the defeat of Hitler, Mussolini, and European fascism in the Second World War, hateful, right-wing ideology has returned in nearly every European country. While none of these parties is strong enough to win power, they are often violent and aggressive. And, they are intolerant of immigrants, Jews, and other minority groups that don’t fit their twisted definition of what Greeks, Hungarians, and other Europeans should look like.
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There’s nothing funny or fresh about “Save Me,” which NBC is burning off over the next few weeks.
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A man with ties to Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed in Florida while being questioned about a 2011 unsolved triple murder.
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Brighten up your home in time for the season with tips from Bravo’s “Million Dollar Decorators.”
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Murray abruptly announced Wednesday he will leave in June to lead the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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The state’s unemployment rate, which was 6.4 percent in April, is expected to decline to 5.2 percent by the end of 2017, a report predicts.
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The “Bay State boondoggle” is at risk as Congress considers a bill that would end extra payments for Massachusetts hospitals.
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Like Angelina Jolie, Ellen Freeman Roth traded her cleavage for added years of life.
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Ami Albernaz’s weekly roundup of bargains includes Yumi Kim and Pinkyotto’s joint pop-up sample sale in Back Bay.
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Set in the Boston suburb of Waltham, Leavitt’s new novel isn’t a page-turner in the usual sense, but it’s a novel that pulls you in.
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Fields and stripes Don’t be surprised if paintings at “Ridley Howard: Fields and Stripes” remind you of works by Edward Hopper or Ed Ruscha. Howard offers portraits, landscapes, and abstractions that reflect his exploration of “intense yet veiled emotion.” Thursday hours 10 a.m.-9:45 p.m. (through Oct. 27). $25; $23 seniors and students 18 and older; free under 18 weekdays after 3 p.m., weekends, and Boston Public Schools holidays (otherwise $10). The Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-267-9300. www.mfa.org
No pain, no gain Behind the walls of suburban affluence is where Edward Albee went to create his Pulitzer-winning play, “A Delicate Balance.” When Agnes and Tobias are visited by friends, Harry and Edna, walls come down in the Connecticut home. 7:30 p.m. (through June 1).
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The new Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State University will offer several programs.
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