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Woman is killed in Roxbury shooting

A woman in her 30s was shot and killed in Roxbury late Tuesday night, police said.

Reports of USOC dumping city were last straw for mayor, aide says

When a USOC official said last week that Los Angeles was ready to host the Games, Marty Walsh’s frustration reached its peak.

Panel backs City Council raise, but some councilors want more

Said Council President Bill Linehan of the $9,500 boost, the council’s first raise since 2006: “That’s totally inadequate.”

Scientists, lawmakers seek solution to honeybee crisis

Massachusetts hives are left barren of bees, save for a small cluster of larvae, nurse bees, and an abandoned queen.

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Before and after: Several Taft Street houses severely damaged in the storm on July 28, 2014, look much improved.

Revere still picking up the pieces after 2014 tornado

The EF-2 category twister tore a 2-mile path of destruction through the city one year ago Tuesday, causing millions of dollars in damage.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

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There have been more than enough screams at Fenway this season, cries that have nothing to do with the team’s performance.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Bridge_407450.jpg Longfellow Bridge construction extended until late 2018

The delay is because of complications associated with preserving the historic nature of the structure, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_bill_linehan.jpg Panel backs City Council raise, but some councilors want more

Said Council President Bill Linehan of the $9,500 boost, the council’s first raise since 2006: “That’s totally inadequate.”

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

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

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//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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//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.