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In Phoenix, Patriots fans live in 2008’s wreckage

Patriots fans everywhere recall the nightmarish ending of the 2008 Super Bowl, but New England fans in Phoenix must live at the scene of the crime.

Sense of relief as region digs out

The last piece of the state travel ban was lifted at midnight and the MBTA planned to resume service Wednesday morning.

7 displaced, 4 slightly hurt in Worcester fire

A two-alarm fire in Worcester displaced seven people Tuesday, including a pregnant woman, officials said.

Conn. driver pulling kids on sleds arrested

A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck.

Thomas Farragher

Titletown? Get serious, Seattle

Seattle, a city whose long history dates back to the Eisenhower Administration, is caught up in its 12th man mania. It’s adorable.

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Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier early Tuesday morning.

Nor’easter takes aim at coastal communities

The blizzard caused flooding and power outages, but less of the devastating damage that some had feared.

Thomas Farragher

Titletown? Get serious, Seattle

Seattle, a city whose long history dates back to the Eisenhower Administration, is caught up in its 12th man mania. It’s adorable.

Jurors’ names ruled public record, SJC says

The Supreme Judicial Court cited the longstanding rights of public access to court proceedings in its decision.

Carlos Ortiz is reported to be an associate of former Patriot Aaron Hernandez, charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd.

Hernandez prosecutors want to bar mention of PCP use at trial

Prosecutors want a judge to bar the expert witness who would testify about the effects of PCP on the brain.

Vermont House moves to ban plastic abrasive microbeads

The tiny plastic particles are often used in personal-care products like toothpaste and over-the-counter medications.

Aaron Hernandez on trial

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The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

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Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Data desk

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Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road

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At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BG_Moments_final2-7646.jpg Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.