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N.H. corrections officers accused of witness tampering

The officers are accused of withholding medical care from a prisoner unless he said he cut himself.

Man with children in car is arrested on OUI charge in Belmont

The 45-year-old man had his two young children in the car, Belmont police said.

Adrian Walker

Charles Stith still battling BU on diversity

Stith, head of the university’s soon-to-close African Presidential Center, says administrators failed to build a diverse campus.

Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in Maine

The oldest member of the family is giving 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park.

R.I. Senate approves performance-based funding for colleges

The Rhode Island Senate wants to tie new state aid for public colleges to the schools’ performance.

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The Deluxe Town Diner, a Watertown landmark. That community’s population grew by the largest margin in the state from 2013 to 2014.

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Massachusetts’ fastest growing municipality in 2014: Watertown

Everett and Chelsea were not far behind, with year-to-year population hikes of 2.6 percent.

“They’ve got some serious problems,” Charles Stith (left) says about Boston University’s record on diversity.

Adrian Walker

Charles Stith still battling BU on diversity

Stith, head of the university’s soon-to-close African Presidential Center, says administrators failed to build a diverse campus.

Marty Meehan will make $769,500 during his first year as UMass president.

UMass will pay Martin Meehan $769,500

The incoming UMass president’s overall compensation will rise to $869,000 in 2019, according to his contract.

Opioid guidance offered to doctors

Guidelines released Thursday intend to help patients get the correct treatment without contributing to the epidemic of opioid abuse.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

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.

Kevin Cullen

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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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The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

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.