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So much comedy, so little time

The Reduced Shakespeare Company returns to the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell with its new production, “The Complete History of Comedy (abridged).”

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The lactic acid myth

A common misconception is that an excess level of lactic acid buildup in the muscles causes fatigue and soreness the day after a workout.

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The overlooked part of exercise — recovery

Choices you make after a big race or challenging effort will affect how well, and how quickly, you bounce back.

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Emotions run high for Marathon

Even as memories of last year cast an occasional shadow on the city’s festive spirit, Boston will be awash in sunshine and determination.

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Boston luxury condo prices soar

The price of living in the heart of Boston is fast approaching an average of $1 million, as condominium sales sizzle, values surge, and more luxury units are built.

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Hunt for a Boston Public Schools chief accelerates

The panel overseeing the recruitment hopes to reach a goal of hiring a superintendent who could be on the job by September.

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Even tutus have a place in the race

The smug may believe Fortune favors the fast, but she smiles upon everyone bold enough to enter the race.

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Heading off the alarms at Boston Children’s Hospital

The hospital has joined with a startup to develop a system that aims to forecast changes in a patient’s condition before the alarms go off.

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‘Long Mile Home’ by Scott Helman and Jenna Russell

“Long Mile Home’’ is essential to understanding what happened last April at the Boston Marathon, and, in some ways, the city in which those events happened.

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Bruins even series against Red Wings

Hesitation gone, physicality back, the Bruins took a 4-1 Game 2 win over the Red Wings to send the series to Detroit tied at a game apiece.

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Colo. tries to take marijuana holiday mainstream

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment.

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Photos buttress Ukraine’s claims of intervention

Some of the men photographed have been identified in other photos clearly taken among Russian troops in other settings.

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Ukraine’s stability depends on neutrality, pressure on Putin

The best way to keep Ukraine whole is to return it to a state of geopolitical neutrality.

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Looking back, running ahead

The cowardly bombings in our city a year ago were overshadowed by the selfless acts of bystanders and our professional first responders.

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No way Bruins would lose Game 2

The Bruins simply weren’t slinking out of town trailing two games to none to the Red Wings.

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Proud host Hopkinton prepares for Marathon like no other

People in Hopkinton know that this year’s race will be different, yet the town is determined to preserve its traditions.

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BEMF delivers a passionate Sebastiani Easter story

The forces of the Boston Early Music Festival presented a little-known setting of the Easter story by German composer Johann Sebastiani (1622-1683).

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Boy George gets angry, then gets down to business

The backbone of Boy George’s Saturday night show at Royale was reggae, with plenty of songs shaped by its undulating ripple.

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Transcript reveals chaos, uncertainty during S. Korea ferry disaster

President Park Geun Hye said the captain and some crew members of the sunken ship committed “unforgivable, murderous acts.”

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Space station astronauts get special Easter delivery

Astronauts used a robot arm to capture the capsule 260 miles above Egypt.

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