2 young boys killed in 4-alarm Lawrence fire

The fire in the six-unit building on Kingston Street was reported Tuesday morning.

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A powerful fire ripped through an apartment building, killing two boys who were trapped in a third floor bedroom, officials said.

Robel Phillipos (center) is charged with lying to the FBI.

In closing arguments, Phillipos defense blames marijuana

An attorney said Robel Phillipos’s memory was clouded when he spoke to agents investigating the Marathon bombing.

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Darren Vann, 43, a former Marine convicted of sexual assault in Texas in 2009, allegedly confessed to killing seven women.

Duxbury spent $128 million on a new high school.

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Teaching the wrong lesson at Duxbury High

The town spent $128 million on a new high school, but can’t afford common sense for school administrators.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/demo150-8423.jpg Blackstone home where infants’ bodies found torn down

“The house is down right now,” and workers are “basically just putting the contents of the house into Dumpsters,” an official said.

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It’s not clear why Ebola runs a different course in different people.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/4a64331ad813458bbe83fd4016ad0631-4a64331ad813458bbe83fd4016ad0631-0-8432.jpg Mental health record may be predictor for Charlie Baker

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.

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For locals, the incident is a considerable black eye for the city, which is known for its postcard-cute Main Street and its beloved festivals.