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Two years later, brothers made good

In 2011, Billy Baker profiled two teenage brothers from Dorchester struggling to overcome steep odds as part of the Globe's Bus 19 series, a project in which a team of Globe reporters chronicled stories along one of the city's key bus routes. Two years later, Baker provided a follow-up on the subjects of his story in a series of Twitter posts, collected below.

Record on mental health changes may be predictor for Baker

Charlie Baker’s strategy with the state’s mental health system in 1991 may be a window into how he might handle costly issues as governor.

Nomination for surgeon general languishes

Politicians in both parties oppose the appointment of Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

Market Basket cited as a model for other companies

US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised Arthur T. Demoulas for fostering an environment where workers could be heard.

Keene, N.H., officials condemn ‘riotous behavior’ over weekend

More people may be charged as police continue to review images and videos of the unrest this weekend at the Keene Pumpkin Festival.

Pumpkin festival chaos in Keene, N.H., leaves plenty of blame to go around

Both the rioters and the police badly need a reality check.

New Cubist Pharmaceuticals chief executive will be Robert J. Perez

The surprise move raised questions whether the Lexington company will continue to expand or succumb to a takeover.

Authorities identify victim in Chelsea weekend slaying

Authorities identified the second victim in two unrelated fatal shootings early Saturday.

Officers cleared after fatal shooting of man in Salisbury in May

A 29-year-old man with a history of psychological issues repeatedly stabbed his wife and her friend in Salisbury last May 14 before charging at police officers with a machete and another knife, prompting officers to fatally shoot him, the Essex district attorney’s office said on Monday.

Woman dies in Dorchester stabbing; police investigating

Police responded to a call about a fight on Washington Street early Saturday morning and found a woman who had been stabbed.

Student from Needham found dead in UMass dorm

No foul play was suspected in the death of the 21-year-old student, university officials said.

Quincy man arrested in Dorchester slaying

Edgardo Clark, 29, faces murder charges after he allegedly stabbed a man to death on Thursday, Boston police said.

Bay State consumer confidence at its highest level in seven years

A quarterly consumer confidence index for Massachusetts has just posted its highest reading since April of 2007.

Royals need James Shields to be game

In three starts this postseason, Shields has given KC just 16 innings while allowing 10 runs.

This World Series is for overachievers

Neither the Royals nor the Giants won 90 games this year but both teams caught fire in the playoffs.

Casey Walker, Zach Moore finding a home with Patriots

The two defensive linemen were ready when their names were called, and now they’re getting notice.

Heady Danny Amendola fixed a broken play

Improvising the route got Amendola his first touchdown of the season.

NHL roundup: Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov suspended indefinitely

Defenseman is suspended indefinitely following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

Bruins’ Kevan Miller out with dislocated shoulder

The defenseman was hurt in a fight Saturday in Buffalo and will likely be replaced in the lineup by Matt Bartkowski.

Notebook: Broncos’ Peyton Manning choreographed own party in TD celebration

Broncos wideouts Demaryius Thomas and Wes Welker confessed to planned party moves

BC coach Steve Addazio rues missed chances vs. Clemson

The Eagles have been quite competitive this season and should handle Wake Forest next weekend.

Pittsburgh Steelers make quick work of Houston Texans, 30-23

Pittsburgh spotted Houston a 13-0 lead, then scored 24 points in the final 3:08 of the first half.

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