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Octogenarian to be sentenced in massive marijuana operation

An 80-year-old man who pleaded guilty to running a marijuana-dealing operation faces sentencing in federal court in Boston.

This day in history

Today is Monday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2016. There are 327 days left in the year. This is the Chinese New Year of the Monkey.

Lottery

Lottery results from Sunday drawings

New local FBI chief vows collaborative approach

Harold Shaw, who grew up on the South Shore, took over in October as special agent in charge of the Boston office.

Chess notes for Monday, Feb. 8

A look at Chithambaram Aravindh’s victory over the veteran Indian player Chanda Sandipan at the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival.

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National Weather Service

Region braces for up to 18 inches of snow

Parts of Plymouth County and Cape Cod could see a foot and a half of snow, while 8 to 12 inches are expected in Boston.

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Sunday’s campaign events featured large crowds and candidates who were pointed in their criticism of their rivals.

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Even some top Clinton supporters acknowledge that a win Tuesday looks nearly impossible.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_11shaw2_MET.jpg New local FBI chief vows collaborative approach

Harold Shaw, who grew up on the South Shore, took over in October as special agent in charge of the Boston office.

Yvonne Abraham

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Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen

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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

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Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker

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Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

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

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder

Coverage

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