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Harvard Square water main break could snarl traffic through the weekend

A major water main break in Cambridge could complicate traffic in and around Harvard Square into Sunday, a police spokesman said.

This day in history

Today is Friday, September 4, the 247th day of 2015. There are 118 days left in the year.

Northampton

Father denies trying to kill daughter

A Massachusetts man charged with trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with drain cleaner has been held on $100,000 bail.

Ipswich’s Clam Box booms as summer days fade

Summer without fried clams, after all, would hardly be worthy of the name.

Adrian Walker

NFL crushed in Brady ruling, and New England rightly rejoices

This is a big victory for Tom Brady and his legacy.

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Labor Day weekend may be the busiest stretch of summer at the Clam Box, where owner Chickie Aggelakis (left) supervised as Mackenzie Colbert served.

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Ipswich’s Clam Box booms as summer days fade

Summer without fried clams, after all, would hardly be worthy of the name.

Patriots fans cheered during Thursday night’s preseason game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.

Adrian Walker

NFL crushed in Brady ruling, and New England rightly rejoices

This is a big victory for Tom Brady and his legacy.

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Attorney General Maura Healey has certified a proposal to allow a second slots casino to be built at a horse racing track.

21 years after alleged attack, man extradited from Jamaica

Arnold Gabbidon allegedly broke down the door of his ex-girlfriend’s Cambridge home, then stabbed and slashed her.

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The film is about The Globe’s award-winning series exposing the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.

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.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

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.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder

Coverage

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The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

Data desk

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/11/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/bike-big.jpg Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

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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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.