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State halts drug production at Woburn pharmacy

Pallimed Solutions Inc. recalled more than a dozen products after inspectors found foreign matter in vials of injectable drugs.

Wegmans’ first Boston store, in the Fenway’s Landmark Center, will be a short distance from a Whole Foods.

Wegmans may open in Fenway, near new Whole Foods

It is a food fight that could do a world of good for local consumers: Wegmans versus Whole Foods in a battle for supermarket supremacy.

Anthony Lewis was noted for his writing and reporting on key US Supreme Court decisions for the New York Times.

Anthony Lewis, winner of two Pulitzers, dead at 85

The New York Times columnist’s clear, insightful writing changed the way reporters cover legal affairs.

For Terencia Tervalon, home is a 295-square-foot apartment in a 23-unit building in downtown San Francisco.

JAN STURMANN

Housing-starved cities seek relief in micro-apartments

With growing US cities looking to hold on to young professionals, city officials are experimenting with the construction of tiny­ dwelling units.

Mass. cautions hospitals about robotic surgery

Reports of complications from robot-assisted surgery are rising, according to officials who sent hospitals an “advisory” letter last week.

Red Sox make price cuts on concessions to woo fans

Faced with the possibility of empty seats, the team is offering free food and reduced-price beer, but only at games in April.

The Nation

Overhaul immigration laws now, Obama tells Congress

With members of the House and Senate away on spring break, President Obama made his most substantive remarks on the difficult issue in more than a month.

By Julie Pace

The president challenged Congress to ‘‘finish the job’’ of passing legislation aimed at overhauling the immigration system.

150 protest Detroit’s new overseer

Monday was Kevyn Orr’s first day as Detroit’s emergency manager.

Outside City Hall about 150 protesters argued that emergency manager Kevyn Orr’s presence takes away residents’ voting rights.

Spring snow wallops states in East Coast

Residents of Winchester, Va. shoveled out sidewalks after Monday’s storm. Coastal areas received rain.

Five days into spring, warm weather and budding flowers were just a rumor Monday as the East Coast endured another blast of winter.

The World

Egypt orders arrest of 5 activists

Egypt’s top prosecutor issued arrest warrants for five rights activists on suspicion of inciting violence against members of the president’s Muslim Brotherhood.

Kerry, Karzai reach deal on Afghan prison transfer

Secretary of State John Kerry and Hamid Karzai, Afghan president, met Monday at the presidential palace in Kabul.

By Anne Gearan and Kevin Sieff

Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai settled a dispute over the fate of Taliban prisoners.

Zambia’s former president arrested

A supporter of Zambia’s former president, Rupiah Banda, was arrested for misconduct on Monday.

Zambia’s former president, Rupiah Banda, was arrested Monday on charges of abuse of authority and corruption.

Editorial & Opinion

TOM KEANE

Why gay marriage won’t become a wedge issue

Demonstrators shouted their support for gay rights at a rally at the Mass. statehouse on Nov. 19, 2006.

By Tom Keane

Long-term relationships create a healthy environment for children, reduce poverty, and they help foster strong and stable communities.

PAUL MCMORROW

Wall Street up to its old tricks

JP Morgan headquarters in New York.

By Paul McMorrow

JP Morgan wants to again sell mortgage-backed bonds that are similar to those that helped lead to the 2008 financial crisis.

editorial

Governor rightly pushes for earlier investment in children

Governor Patrick’s plan to expand access to early education is a potential game-changer for poor children, working parents, and even the state budget.

Metro

State halts drug production at Woburn pharmacy

By Chelsea Conaboy and Kay Lazar

Pallimed Solutions Inc. recalled more than a dozen products after inspectors found foreign matter in vials of injectable drugs.

Mass. cautions hospitals about robotic surgery

By Liz Kowalczyk

Reports of complications from robot-assisted surgery are rising, according to officials who sent hospitals an “advisory” letter last week.

March 26, 2013

Mayor Menino spotlights Boston’s growth

In his annual speech at the annual luncheon of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau, Mayor Thomas M. Menino talked of the vibrant state of the city.

By Andrew Ryan

In a speech to business and civic leaders, a determined and jovial Mayor Menino described Boston as a city on the rise.

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Tenants flee Lynn fire

By John R. Ellement

Kevin Cullen

A bean of a dream for a children’s TV show

By Kevin Cullen

BRAINTREE

Karate instructor pleads not guilty

By Todd Feathers

FOXBOROUGH

Coach charged with attempted murder

By Jeremy C. Fox

LOWELL

Driver charged in crash with cruiser

By Lauren Dezenski

Business

Housing-starved cities seek relief in micro-apartments

For Terencia Tervalon, home is a 295-square-foot apartment in a 23-unit building in downtown San Francisco.

By Casey Ross

With growing US cities looking to hold on to young professionals, city officials are experimenting with the construction of tiny­ dwelling units.

Wegmans may open in Fenway, near new Whole Foods

Wegmans’ first Boston store, in the Fenway’s Landmark Center, will be a short distance from a Whole Foods.

By Casey Ross

It is a food fight that could do a world of good for local consumers: Wegmans versus Whole Foods in a battle for supermarket supremacy.

Report hails Mass. biotech spending as job creator

By Robert Weisman

The state has spent only a third of the funds it targeted to promote the biotech and medical device industries, but the effort has created more than 8,000 jobs.

Obituaries

Anthony Lewis, winner of two Pulitzers, dead at 85

Anthony Lewis was noted for his writing and reporting on key US Supreme Court decisions for the New York Times.

By Bryan Marquard

The New York Times columnist’s clear, insightful writing changed the way reporters cover legal affairs.

Harold Burns, 86; former speaker of N.H. House

Mr. Burns was elected to the state Senate in 2000.

Mr. Burns never sought the limelight and thoughtfully considered the counsel of those around him, a colleague said.

Virgil ‘Fire’ Trucks, 95; threw 2 no-hitters

Mr. Trucks, a World Series winner in 1945, was 5-19 in 1952, the year he tossed no-hitters.

By Noah Trister

Mr. Trucks pitched in the major leagues from 1941-58, helping the Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs in the 1945 World Series.

Sports

Bruins 3, Maple Leafs 2

Patrice Bergeron lifts Bruins over Maple Leafs

Patrice Bergeron slipped one past Leafs goalie James Reimer in the shootout.

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Bergeron scored the game-tying goal in the third and provided one of the shootout goals to help pin a 3-2 loss on the Leafs.

First at-bat memories linger for Red Sox

Red Sox Mike Napoli (left) and Daniel Nava each homered in his first major league at-bat, Nava belting a grand slam on the first pitch.

By Stan Grossfeld

Some debuts (such as Mike Napoli’s and Daniel Nava’s) are more memorable than others. But that first appearance makes a mark for all.

Red Sox make price cuts on concessions to woo fans

The Red Sox are slashing price for some concessions at games in April.

By Amalie Benjamin

Faced with the possibility of empty seats, the team is offering free food and reduced-price beer, but only at games in April.

G: Living

G Cover

Boston Children’s Museum turns 100

Beth, 5, Elise, 7, and Hope, 4, played at the Boston Children’s Museum, celebrating its 100th anniversary.

By Joseph P. Kahn

The Boston Children’s Museum is observing its centennial anniversary this year with a variety of special events and exhibits.

FRAME BY FRAME

A royal ‘Zebra’ by George Stubbs

“Zebra” by George Stubbs

By Sebastian Smee

The 18th century British artist painted Queen Charlotte’s zebra, which grazed on the grounds of Buckingham Palace.

Album review | ROCK

Different Strokes in ‘Comedown Machine’

By James Reed

The first Strokes album that sounds like it wasn’t made by the Strokes is good news for fans disappointed with the band’s past few records.

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ALBUM REVIEW | ELECTRONIC

DJ Koze, ‘Amygdala’

ALBUM REVIEW | Pop

Dido, ‘Girl Who Got Away’

Music Review

Nick Cave ignites Orpheum

By Sarah Rodman

Music Review

Galway leaves a legacy of humor, brilliance

By Jeffrey Gantz

Stage Review

Zombies and vampires on Providence stage

By Don Aucoin

Book Review

‘A Map of Tulsa’ by Benjamin Lytal

By Ethan Gilsdorf

Events

Boston-area to do list

By Milva DiDomizio

Tuesday night television

Critic’s corner: What’s on TV tonight

By Matthew Gilbert

Annie's Mailbox

Ask Amy column

Names

The Taylors take to Big Sky in Montana

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Paul McCartney to play at Fenway again

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Caddie Oliver Horovitz on book tour loop

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Bradley Cooper spotted at the Four Seasons

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Fashionistas at the W Hotel in Boston

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Kevin Powers wins PEN/Hemingway Award

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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