Patriots at Steelers

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Amid a lot of mistakes, Patriots mixed in flashes of brilliance

Pittsburgh, PA - 10-23-16 - Heinz Field - New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers - Tom Brady runs with the ball in 2nd quarter action. (Barry Chin/Globe staff)

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A championship-caliber drive and individual performances by LeGarrette Blount and Malcolm Butler highlighted Sunday’s win.

Patriots 27, Steelers 16

// It didn’t look good, but Patriots outrun Steelers

LeGarrette Blount rushed for more than 100 yards and scored two touchdowns in the victory.

// Next time Gronk scores, it’ll be a record. Nice.

The Patriots tight end moved into a first-place tie with for most touchdowns in Patriots history.

// Steelers rue lost opportunities

Four Pittsburgh trips inside the red zone resulted in just one touchdown Sunday.

// 13 people killed after tour bus rear-ends semi truck in California

The bus was traveling much faster than the semi, and the impact was so strong, the bus went about 15 feet into the trailer.

A group organized to parade past the Rhode Island house of a man who criticized women wearing yoga pants in public.

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Hundreds of people wearing yoga pants parade past man’s house in R.I.

A man said women over 20 shouldn’t wear yoga pants. So women wearing yoga pants paraded past his house today.

Various types of marijuana are on display at Private Organic Therapy (P.O.T.), a non-profit co-operative medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.

Sorry, dude. If Mass. legalizes marijuana, you can’t use it on campus

Almost all schools get federal funding and, therefore, must comply with federal law, under which marijuana remains illegal.

The new Mohegan Sun hotel (right) next to the existing hotel (rear). The new hotel is expected to open in November.

After years of delay, Mohegan Sun to open a scaled-down hotel

With gambling revenue down, Mohegan hopes a modest 14-story resort hotel in Connecticut will help it face competition in Massachusetts.

// Curt Schilling will reportedly join Breitbart

Six months after he was fired by ESPN, the former Red Sox pitcher is reportedly joining Breitbart.

// Mass. General explores possible new ‘green’ pediatric hospital

A neurosurgeon takes on a new assignment: creating a new “green” facility that physicially unifies all of the hospital’s children’s services.

// City expects to take in more than twice what it gave GE in tax breaks

Officials project Boston will over 20 years get back more than double the $25 million in tax breaks.

Victor Rosario was released from prison two years ago after questions were raised about the evidence in his arson case

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Freedom remains tenuous for freed prisoner

Victor Rosario’s next race is a marathon in New York. Two days later, his newfound sense of freedom will be under review once again.

Three die from ‘very lethal’ heroin in central Mass.

Police in Clinton took to Facebook to warn of the deadly heroin that is in their community.

// Emerson’s plan to use a Fenway hostel as a dorm riles residents

Emerson College needs the four-story Boston Fenway Inn while it renovates a 750-bed dormitory on its main campus.

Body found in river seems to be missing N.H. teen’s

Police said they feared Jacob Goulet fell at least 20 feet down an open sewer near 75 Main St. in Nashua.

Hillary Clinton took a selfie with early voters at Chavis Community Center on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C.

Clinton, in N.C., asks backers to vote early

The Democrat urged voters to make it hard for Trump to mount a comeback.

Jeremy Baker, Pennsylvania field director for Americans for Prosperity, went door-to-door canvassing against Katie McGinty, the Democratic candidate for a US Senate seat.

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Republicans worry about Trump’s down ballot impact

Many Pennsylvania Republicans expressed concern about the prospects of conservatives seeking reelection or office.

Donald Trump at a rally Sunday in Naples, Fla.

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Trump says he’s doing better with female voters than male voters

Speaking at a rally in Florida, Donald Trump said he believes polls showing him struggling among women are ‘‘very inaccurate.’’

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