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Boston private equity executive, daughter killed in plane crash

Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna, died in a single-engine plane crash while traveling to the Midwest to visit colleges.

Powerful thunderstorms expected this afternoon in Mass.

The storms could carry heavy rain and gusty winds across the region amid the sticky summer heat.

Man in critical condition after rampage at Worcester market

A man who went on a violent rampage at a Worcester grocery store is in critical condition after police used a Taser while trying to subdue him.

This day in history

Today is Thursday, July 30, the 211th day of 2015. There are 154 days left in the year.

Northampton

Man pleads not guilty to home arson

A Northampton man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he burned down his own house.

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Rand Paul talked with officials at the North Haverhill Fair in Haverhill, N.H. on Saturday.

Rand Paul defends campaign during N.H. swing

The US senator from Kentucky isn’t worried about his current poll numbers. The campaign is playing the long game, aides add.

At a hastily called press conference on Monday morning, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he will not sign a host city contract until he knows more about the financial picture of the proposed games.

Yvonne Abraham

Will Mayor Walsh be hurt by the Olympic debacle?

Voters have a right to expect a more measured and thoughtful Walsh from now on.

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Proposals by the School Department and a community advisory council aim to provide students with healthier dining options.

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Former FBI agent John Connolly’s murder conviction for the 1982 shooting death of John Callahan had been overturned in 2014.

 An image of the unidentified girl.

Memorial Mass held for child found on Deer Island

Investigators have run down hundreds of leads and received many tips since her body was found in June.

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

Special section

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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.