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Dan Shaughnessy

For Patriots, history repeats

Four years after watching their perfect season implode, the Patriots were again beaten in the Super Bowl by the Giants. And it was excruciating.

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Four years later, another huge letdown for fans

A collective hush fell over sports bars across Eastern Massachusetts as Tom Brady’s last-second bomb fell incomplete and the Giants defeated the Patriots.

Boston gives bonuses to teachers at improving schools

The city recently gave out more than $400,000 to teachers and classroom aides at 12 academically struggling schools that have shown progress.