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Hospital closing roils North Adams

The demise of the North Adams Regional is the latest gut punch taken by this economically depressed city of about 14,000 people.

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Study finds brain changes in young marijuana users

Young adults who occasionally smoked marijuana show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain, according to a new study by Boston researchers.

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Bruins and Celtics are tale of opposite directions

You see it in TV ratings, in ticket prices, and in fans’ loyalties. The Bruins are flying high, while the Celtics are headed home.

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On Marathon anniversary, much to embrace

A day marked by somber reflection and painful remembrance was also one filled with love and gratitude from survivors.

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Everett may buy site, sell it for casino use

Mayor Carlo DeMaria wants to use the city’s power of eminent domain to remove a roadblock that has threatened to kill Steve Wynn’s chances of getting a casino license.

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The best tastes of the season, lamb

Chef Jeremy Sewall calls the presentation of tender lamb, asparagus, fava beans, peas, and mushrooms “a spring awakening.”

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US judge blocks Mass. ban on painkiller

A federal judge ruled that Governor Patrick does not have the legal right to block the use of Zohydro in the state.

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Tips on preparing lamb

Chef Jeremy Sewall’s tips for cooking lamb, a spring favorite on many holiday tables.

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New Hampshire should abolish death penalty

The death penalty hasn’t been shown to be an effective deterrent to crime and distorts the normal processes of justice.

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Capital murder among charges in Kansas shooting

Prosecutors Tuesday charged a 73-year-old white supremacist with murder in the killing of three people outside two Jewish community facilities Sunday.

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Ukraine sends force to curb unrest in East

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military landed airborne troops at an airport about 25 miles south of here Tuesday, raising tensions with Russia in the opening phase of what the government in Kiev called a wider military operation to confront pro-Russian militants in the eastern part of the country.

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Around the city, a pause to remember and honor

As church bells tolled at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday, many in the city stopped to mark the moment.

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Recipe for low-and-slow roast leg of lamb

This roasting method requires browning first, then cooking in a low oven.

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Mass. residents get extension on filing state tax returns

Taxpayers will now have until midnight on Friday because of issues with the state’s free online tax-filing system.

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For Hartford Whalers fans, nowhere to go but all dressed up

The Whalers moved to North Carolina 17 years, but devoted fans retain a hope that the NHL will return to Connecticut.

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Respects are paid at Marathon finish line

At the site of the Marathon blasts on Boylston Street, people paused to pay their respects.

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Recipe for spring vegetable saute

The vegetables can be blanched earlier in the day and refrigerated until it is time to assemble the lamb dish.

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Dental laser from Convergent Dental gets funding, raves

In many cases, the laser means a needle-free, pain-free, drill-free trip to the dentist.

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MGH doctors to pay $4.5m over death

A medical malpractice lawyer alleges the physicians failed to take measures that might have prevented the death.

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Recipe for roast fingerling potatoes

Top the potatoes with sprigs of rosemary and finishes them in the oven.

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