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March 27, 2013

Mayor Menino widely backed, but another run isn’t

Most in a Globe poll approve of the mayor and of Boston’s course, but residents are split on Menino running again, citing his health and long tenure.

Crowds representing both sides of the issue gathered outside the Supreme Court during Tuesday’s arguments.

Supreme Court justices cautious on gay marriage

The justices questioned during oral arguments whether Americans are ready for the nation’s highest court to settle the emotional issue.

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The decision potentially kills an investigation into Judge Raymond Dougan’s acceptance of more than $85,000 in free services.

Jon Moorman paid 12 percent over the asking price of his Jamica Plain condo. With him is Mary Manouchehri.

KAYANA SZYMCZAK FOR THE GLOBE

Boston-area house hunters face bidding battles

There are too many potential buyers and too few sellers, and that, in turn, is starting to drive up prices overall.

Barry Wood, president of Kitchen Sales, said business has been on the rise in the first quarter.

After taking a beating, small businesses on rebound

Small businesses, important engines of growth for both the state and national economies, are expanding and hiring again.

BC tells students to stop dispensing condoms

School officials said the student-run group is violating the university’s mission as a Catholic institution.

The Nation

Supreme Court justices cautious on gay marriage

Crowds representing both sides of the issue gathered outside the Supreme Court during Tuesday’s arguments.

By Tracy Jan

The justices questioned during oral arguments whether Americans are ready for the nation’s highest court to settle the emotional issue.

North Dakota OK’s new laws to ban most abortions

Governor Jack Dalrymple, a Republican, signed three bills passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature in Bismarck.

By John Eligon and Erik Eckholm

Governor Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota approved the nation’s toughest abortion restrictions on Tuesday.

Police charge kin of alleged shooter of baby with lying

By Russ Bynum

The mother and aunt of a teenage suspect in the fatal shooting of a baby in his stroller in Georgia have been arrested on charges that they lied to authorities.

The World

Italian court orders new trial for Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox, now a 25-year-old University of Washington student in Seattle, called the decision by the Rome-based Court of Cassation “painful.”

By Frances D’Emilio

Italy’s highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Knox in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered that she be tried again.

Egyptian blogger accused of violence is released

By Sarah El Deeb

Egyptian authorities released a prominent blogger Tuesday after he refused to cooperate with prosecutors over allegations of instigating violence.

Myanmar anti-Muslim attacks spread

Authorities in Myanmar imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships on Tuesday after anti-Muslim violence touched new parts of the country.

Editorial & Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

After Steubenville, a short and sweet response

Samantha Stendal made a video called “A Needed Response” after the Steubenville assault.

By Joanna Weiss

A 25-second video offers a simple idea for high school and college students in the wake of the Ohio assault.

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Skiing keeps the spirit young

Frank Morse, left, 72, and Dr. Richard Culliton, 77, are members of the Hickory Dickory Docs Ski Club, a Boston-are ski club for seniors.

By Scot Lehigh

Some retirees head south, but others know that on the slopes, a youthful attitude matters.

Sasha Chanoff and David Chanoff

How the lost girls became the forgotten girls

By Sasha Chanoff and David Chanoff

Of the 3,700 Sudanese youngsters who initially came to the US, only 89 were girls.

Metro

March 27, 2013

Mayor Menino widely backed, but another run isn’t

Mayor Menino would seem to be in a commanding position to win reelection, with a 74 percent approval rating according to the Globe poll.

By Andrew Ryan

Most in a Globe poll approve of the mayor and of Boston’s course, but residents are split on Menino running again, citing his health and long tenure.

State ethics panel backs free legal help for judges

Judge Raymond G. Dougan was being investigated.

By Andrea Estes

The decision potentially kills an investigation into Judge Raymond Dougan’s acceptance of more than $85,000 in free services.

BC tells students to stop dispensing condoms

Boston College recently threatened to take disciplinary action against students distributing condoms out of their dorm rooms.

By Katherine Landergan

School officials said the student-run group is violating the university’s mission as a Catholic institution.

More Stories

Newly named judge says no delay in Bulger trial

By Shelley Murphy and Milton Valencia

Business

Boston-area house hunters face bidding battles

Jon Moorman paid 12 percent over the asking price of his Jamica Plain condo. With him is Mary Manouchehri.

By Jenifer B. McKim

There are too many potential buyers and too few sellers, and that, in turn, is starting to drive up prices overall.

After taking a beating, small businesses on rebound

Barry Wood, president of Kitchen Sales, said business has been on the rise in the first quarter.

By Megan Woolhouse

Small businesses, important engines of growth for both the state and national economies, are expanding and hiring again.

Mass. OK’s $13m in tax aid for firms

By Todd Wallack

An economic development board on Tuesday approved $13 million in state and local tax breaks for nine companies.

Obituaries

Terry Rankine, 86; co-founder of Cambridge Seven

Mr. Rankine had a hand in designing the US Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Rankine helped form Cambridge Seven Associates in 1962, pursuing a multidiscipline approach to architecture.

Herschel Schacter, 95; aided Buchenwald survivors

Rabbi Herschel Schacter became one of the most prominent Modern Orthodox rabbis in the United States.

By Margalit Fox

Rabbi Herschel Schacter became one of the most prominent Modern Orthodox rabbis in the United States.

Malachi Throne, at 84; longtime character actor

By Daniel E. Slotnik

Mr. Throne, a character actor best known for playing Robert Wagner’s boss on the ABC spy series ‘‘It Takes a Thief’’ and a villain on ‘‘Batman,’’ died March 13.

Sports

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Depleted Celtics lose fifth straight

Paul Pierce and the Celtics lost their fifth straight game on Tuesday.

By Baxter Holmes

The Celtics seemed to finally – if not reluctantly — succumb to the reality of their limited roster in a loss to the Knicks.

On Basketball

Celtics-Knicks rivalry lacks passion now

Avery Bradley (left), Paul Pierce  and the Celtics lost for the fifth straight game on Tuesday.

By Gary Washburn

While the Knicks are fighting for their first division title in years, the reeling Celtics seem content merely to get healthy for the playoffs.

Dan Shaughnessy

FGCU is the nation’s hottest sports story

Florida Gulf Coast’s Dajuan Graf (left) and Bernard Thompson use their “Eagle Eyes” to view a pep rally crowd.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Friday night Florida Gulf Coast University will play for a shot to advance to the Elite Eight. Not bad for a school that didn’t exist 20 years ago.

G: Food

All they’re cracked up to be

Scrambled eggs and mushrooms.

By Sheryl Julian

If it happens that you have too many eggs on hand, you’re in luck.

Recipe for scrambled eggs with mushrooms

Scrambled eggs and mushrooms.

Recipe for Scrambled eggs with mushrooms.

Recipe for tuna-stuffed eggs

Tuna-stuffed eggs.

Recipe for tuna-stuffed eggs.

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Sunday Supper & More

Glaze a ham, turn the meat and bone into split pea soup

By Sydney Oland

Letter from farm school

Farm School apprentices prepare for spring

By Erik Jacobs

Galleries

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

By Cate McQuaid

Book Review

‘Wave’ by Sonali Deraniyagala

By Jan Stuart

A Tank Away

Good eats and independent shops in Bath, Maine

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Annie's Mailbox

Ask Amy column

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Singer Patti Austin has a fan in Justin Bieber

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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James Remar in town during ‘Hatfields’ shoot

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Vince Wilfork stumps for diabetes awareness

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence gets a mani

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Jack Huston joins A-list cast of local movie

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Keene prepares for Monadnock film festival

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Patriots still auditioning cheerleaders at Gillette

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein