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Priyanka Borpujari

An American accent

 An employee of Convergys Corp., a global leader in call-center outsourcing, speaks with a client in a suburb of New Delhi.

By Priyanka Borpujari

At a call center in India, saying “can I help you?” is not so easy.


Solar-energy investments are paying off in Mass.

After decades of promise, solar energy is finally becoming more available in Massachusetts — albeit through a government subsidy.

Sara Roy

Where’s our humanity for Gaza?

 A young Palestinian boy carries a bag with scavenged plastic in a dump outside Gaza City earlier this month.

By Sara Roy

The Gaza Strip is now in its 46th year of occupation, and the normalization of the situation has ceased to matter in the West.


DNA test casts doubt on Somerville man’s guilt, judge rules

By John R. Ellement

A judge has ordered a new trial for a long-imprisoned Somerville man, finding that testing supports his claim that he did not participate in a 1986 murder.

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Giant Maine tree may set record

By Clarke Canfield


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Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots-Jets rivalry is over

Rex Ryan greeted Bill Belichick after the Jets’ loss.

By Christopher L. Gasper

The Jets have gone from formidable foil for the Patriots to punch line/punching bag.

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Vince Wilfork was key man in Patriots’ win

The Patriots were hungry for a win, and after they got it, Vince Wilfork (far left) was able to partake in a little snack.

By Greg A. Bedard

Wilfork’s contributions don’t always show on the stat sheet, but he was the cog that fueled the Patriots’ romp over the Jets.

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Malden 32, Medford 6

Malden routs Medford

By Craig Forde

Brockton 27, B-R 14

Brockton defeats Bridgewater-Raynham

By Michael Mancinelli

Natick 26, Framingham 14

Flutie, Natick charge to playoffs

By Andy Deossa

Oliver Ames 35, Sharon 7

Oliver Ames stuns playoff-bound Sharon

By Peter Abraham

Plymouth South 40, Plymouth North, 20

In Plymouth, South a rock against North

By Coryn Doncaster

Lynnfield 14, North Reading 7

Lynnfield holds off North Reading to win CAL/NEC title

By Patrick McHugh

West Bridgewater 27, Holbrook/Avon 20

West Bridgewater tosses Holbrook/Avon

By Mike Scandura

Upper Cape 42, Cape Cod Tech 18

Upper Cape earns first playoff berth

By Lorenzo Recupero

G: Arts & Movies

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Happy boys and girls

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein