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Commissioner Evans honored by Suffolk University

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans was honored Saturday evening by Suffolk University for being an outstanding alumnus.

Kevin Cullen

When the absence of truth creates a vacuum

The firing of Duxbury’s Harry Taylor is a case study in how not to handle a small-town scandal.

After 2010, Charlie Baker’s business options rich with complications

A review of Baker’s career over the past four years found he leveraged his connections in business and politics with ease.

Back as AG, Martha Coakley rebuilt her name

Over the past four years, Coakley has been at the forefront of the foreclosure crisis, domestic violence, and Medicaid fraud.

Townsend couple honored for volunteer work

The efforts of Ray and Jane Jackson were recognized by the William E. May Endowment Award, which recognizes outstanding volunteers.

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Ashoka Mukpo was working as a freelance journalist for NBC in Liberia when he contracted Ebola.

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R.I. man who survived Ebola grateful for recovery

Ashoka Mukpo, 33, said he’s about 75 percent restored to full health after experiencing the worst illness of his life.

Yvonne Abraham

Don’t call gubernatorial race just yet

If Martha Coakley does lose, it will not be because she took this race for granted, or didn’t work hard enough.

Duxbury spent $128 million on a new high school.

Kevin Cullen

When the absence of truth creates a vacuum

The firing of Duxbury’s Harry Taylor is a case study in how not to handle a small-town scandal.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, author Benjamin Barber, and Mayors Dan Rivera of Lawrence and Lisa Wong sat on the panel.

Menino is missed at mayoral gathering

After announcing he was stopping chemotherapy and other treatment for his inoperable cancer, Thomas Menino was forced to skip Saturday’s panel.

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Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

The 2014 election

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Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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.

Capital

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As the candidates running for governor try to match his electoral success, Deval Patrick gets mixed reviews from voters.

Globe Investigation: Shadow Campus

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The Globe investigation of off-campus housing in Boston revealed a collision of greed, neglect, and mismanagement.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez

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Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.