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Milford voters reject Foxwoods-backed casino plan

Voters crushed casino plans five years in development, shrinking the field of applicants for the state’s most lucrative gambling license.

The Tesla showroom at the Natick Mall has an electric car on display.

Automaker Tesla looks to bypass car dealers

The company is clashing with Mass. auto dealers over the right to sell its vehicles directly to the public from a store, or over the Internet.

Preserving voicemails helps modern grieving process

Holding onto a lost loved one’s voice has become so important that many people save and resave messages for years.

Dallas will hold an official ceremony Friday at Dealey Plaza, which is visited by thousands of people each day.

RALPH LAUER FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

Dallas tries to make its peace with fateful day

For the first time since JFK’s assassination, the city will hold an official, significant ceremony at Dealey Plaza on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary.

A mailman finished a delivery Tuesday near the scene where the bodies of family in Arlington were discovered.

Signs that Arlington man killed family, self

The Arlington woman and her infant twins found dead Monday were apparently killed by her husband, a paramedic with a history of depression.

The Nation

Dallas tries to make its peace with fateful day

Dallas will hold an official ceremony Friday at Dealey Plaza, which is visited by thousands of people each day.

By Brian MacQuarrie

For the first time since JFK’s assassination, the city will hold an official, significant ceremony at Dealey Plaza on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary.

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion law

Justice Antonin Scalia said the clinics could not overcome the heavy legal burden they faced.

By Mark Sherman

The abortion restriction requires doctors who perform the procedure in clinics to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

Zimmerman faces domestic violence-related charges

By Mike Schneider

George Zimmerman’s girlfriend said he tried to choke her during an altercation that was not initially reported to police, a prosecutor told a judge.

The World

Afghans demand letter from President Obama

By Rod Nordland

Officials demanded a presidential apology for costly US military errors in return for an accord allowing a small US troop force to remain in the country.

Egyptian revolutionaries return to Tahrir Square

Revolutionary groups were energized Tuesday by the second anniversary of the ‘‘Mohammed Mahmoud’’ clashes.

By Sarah El Deeb and Tony G. Gabriel

Revolutionary groups were energized Tuesday by the second anniversary of the “Mohammed Mahmoud” clashes.

As ambassador, Kennedy gets warm welcome in Japan

Caroline Kennedy was transported Tuesday in a carriage  built in 1913 by Imperial Household craftsmen.

By Yuko Takeo and Isabel Reynolds

Caroline Kennedy was greeted by thousands of cheering Japanese as she passed through the streets of Tokyo to present her credentials to Emperor Akihito.

Editorial & Opinion

megan tench

A locker room where white is black

Richie Incognito

By Megan Tench

Let’s be clear: The Dolphins bullying issue is not about blackness or race at all. This is about class.

SCOT LEHIGH

Best health care system? Not in the US

By Scot Lehigh

The US spends more on health care and gets lower results than in similar countries.

JEFF JACOBY

When the joke was on JFK

Vaughn Meader, center right as JFK, is shown on his 1962 album ''The First Family.”

By Jeff Jacoby

A comedian from Maine named Vaughn Meader rocketed to fame for his impersonation of Kennedy during a time when political humor was more measured.

Metro

Signs that Arlington man killed family, self

A mailman finished a delivery Tuesday near the scene where the bodies of family in Arlington were discovered.

By Maria Sacchetti, Milton J. Valencia and Maria Cramer

The Arlington woman and her infant twins found dead Monday were apparently killed by her husband, a paramedic with a history of depression.

Milford voters reject Foxwoods-backed casino plan

Guy Romano (left) and Nancy Wojick held opposing signs on the casino referendum outside a Milford polling place.

By Mark Arsenault and Ellen Ishkanian

Voters crushed casino plans five years in development, shrinking the field of applicants for the state’s most lucrative gambling license.

Woman struck by vehicle, dragged to her death

Moses Acloque (right) of Norwood was arraigned in Wrentham District Court. He was released on $3,000 bail.

By David Abel and John R. Ellement

A 22-year-old Norwood man allegedly hit the woman at a Wrentham motel with his pickup truck and dragged her for three miles, killing her.

More Stories

Adrian Walker

Fighting for low-wage workers in Mass.

By Adrian Walker

Police quiet on Salisbury house search

By Billy Baker and John R. Ellement

BOSTON

Man convicted of 2009 Roxbury murder

By Nicholas Jacques

PORTLAND, Maine

Zooplankton decline reported in North Atlantic

By David Sharp

Business

Automaker Tesla looks to bypass car dealers

The Tesla showroom at the Natick Mall has an electric car on display.

By Callum Borchers

The company is clashing with Mass. auto dealers over the right to sell its vehicles directly to the public from a store, or over the Internet.

Mass. set to receive $34.4m of JPMorgan deal

By Deirdre Fernandes

The $13 billion settlement with the Justice Department resolved federal and state civil claims against practices by JPMorgan and two failing banks it acquired.

Shirley Leung

Stephen Crosby may regulate a little too well

Stephen Crosby (left) spoke at a 2011 news conference at the State House.

By Shirley Leung

Crosby is perhaps the scariest gaming regulator in America in the scariest state to open a casino. And that’s exactly where he wants us to be.

Obituaries

Edmund Reggie, 87; was early confidant of Kennedys

Edmund M. Reggie escorted Edward Kennedy during the senator’s visit to Louisiana for a union conference.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Reggie became one of the Deep South’s most ardent supporters of the Kennedys.

Sports

NFL backs officials in controversial Patriots loss

Pass interference? Holding? Nothing at all? Rob Gronkowski battles Luke Kuechly in the end zone Monday night.

By Shalise Manza Young

The NFL’s vice president of officiating, Dean Blandino, stood behind his crew, even as one of his predecessors said officials were wrong on Monday night.

Christopher L. Gasper

There’s no anti-Patriots bias here

Bill Belichick leaves after Monday night’s loss; officials made a controversial non-call on the last play.

By Christopher L. Gasper

The NFL isn’t out to get the Patriots. The rules, and the games, will always be subject to human interpretation, application, and error.

Rockets 109, Celtics 85

Rockets send Celtics to 4th straight loss

Jeremy Lin drove past the Celtics’ Courtney Lee.

By Baxter Holmes

“It’s going to take a lot to get over this game,” Courtney Lee said after the Celtics lost four straight for the second time this season.

G: Food

A Thanksgiving table seasoned with Persian spices

Parvine and Mohammed Fotouhi.

By Lisa Zwirn

Weston couple Mohammed and Parvine Fotouhi, both of Iran, spice up the American holiday with touches of their native cuisine.

Preserving voicemails helps modern grieving process

“Eventually I’ll forget what she sounded like, what her speech pattern was like,” said Janie Crockford, after years of messages by her grandmother vanished.

By Beth Teitell

Holding onto a lost loved one’s voice has become so important that many people save and resave messages for years.

Recipe for zucchini-yogurt dip

Serve this sauteed zucchini, turmeric, and yogurt dip as an appetizer with toasted pita or flatbread or as a sauce with kebabs.

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sunday supper

Roast turkey thighs, quinoa salad: feast without fuss

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

The Recipe Box Project

With each bright cranberry, memory adds to flavor

By Debra Samuels

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Recipe for butter pan rolls

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Recipe for cranberry-orange scones

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Recipe for crustless cranberry pie

The Recipe Box Project

Recipe for cranberry-walnut bread

Book Review

‘We Are Water’ by Wally Lamb

By Clea Simon

A tank Away

Take a holiday in quaint Bristol, R.I.

By Paul E. Kandarian

Ask Amy

Motherly advice: Marry her or dump her

By Amy Dickinson

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Donnie Wahlberg in town, but event canceled

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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‘Burn Notice’ star speaks at Babson College

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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ART holds service in Jeremy Geidt’s memory

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Bruce Hornsby plays key role in ‘Party of the Year’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Scouts honors at the Boston Harbor Hotel

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Craft beer festival takes over Revere Hotel

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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For students, giving back is a Tryumph

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Room to Grow’s Fall Gala held over weekend

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein