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Barbara Rouse: A steady hand on the bench

Rouse, the Superior Court’s chief justice, dealt with the Annie Dookhan scandal in a manner that didn’t cripple the court system.

Bath, Maine

Fire captain’s home damaged in blaze

A Thanksgiving Day blaze at a Maine house hit close to home for firefighters — the house belongs to a local fire captain.

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Quincy man indicted in fatal stabbing

Edgardo Clark, 29, pleaded not guilty to a murder charge at his arraignment last month.

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Victim identified in Dorchester hit-and-run

Paul Fonseca, 51, of Boston, was killed in the crash, according to police.

Homeless woman’s stun gun case going to SJC

Jaime Caetano was convicted last year under a state law criminalizing the possession of stun guns by private citizens.

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Zoe Miller, 10, of Arlington, explained her device to Jennifer Manthei and her son Christopher, 7.

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Post-Thanksgiving chain reaction brings families together at MIT

More than 20 all-ages teams united homemade machines to create a giant post-Thanksgiving chain reaction.

Thomas Farragher

Barbara Rouse: A steady hand on the bench

Rouse, the Superior Court’s chief justice, dealt with the Annie Dookhan scandal in a manner that didn’t cripple the court system.

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Grandmother hopes for happy Christmas

It’s been a weighty task for this woman, who is living on a fixed income, to pay the rent and keep the kitchen stocked with groceries.

About 100 protestors marched down Boylston Street and demonstrated outside the Apple store Friday after this week’s events in Ferguson, Mo.

Protesters take to Copley Square on Black Friday

Inspired by events in Ferguson, Mo., protesters urged consumers to care more about justice and less about gifts.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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

The 2014 election

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Full Boston Globe coverage, results, and analysis of the 2014 midterm elections.

Obituaries

Dr. Zelen improved the way clinical studies are done.

Marvin Zelen, 87; famous for Woburn study

Dr. Zelen formerly chaired the biostatistics department at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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.

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.

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Avery Miraglia, 13, (left) and his father, Joe, of Ashfield were on the lookout for a wild turkey in April.

In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.

Boston homicide map

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Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

Data desk

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The Globe’s data team enhances stories with data through charts, maps, and interactive graphics.

Capital

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Marty Walsh has been in the news nearly nonstop, but the others have largely disappeared from the public stage. Where’d they go?

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.

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.