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Amy Berken of Stamford, Conn., added words of hope at the “Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial” exhibit, which opened Monday at the Boston Public Library.

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Boston Public Library unveils Marathon memorial exhibit

The exhibit features pieces of the makeshift memorial set up in Copley Square in the days after the bombings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/keegan150-13211.jpg Book showcases work of crash victim Marina Keegan

A collection of essays and stories from Keegan, a young talent who died in a car crash two years ago, is being published this week.

Doctors’ notes on mental health shared with patients

Beth Israel clinicians are posting mental health notes in patients’ electronic medical records, allowing patients immediate access.

BetaBoston

Shelters turn to counter-surveillance with Tor

The Tor Project — a nonprofit that builds anonymous Web browsing and communication tools — is aiding a Cambridge domestic abuse organization.

BetaBoston

FBI warns Mass. tech firms about Russian investors

The FBI says entrepreneurs could unwittingly be drawn into industrial espionage if they work with Russian-backed venture capital firms.

Governor Paul LePage (above) faces challenges from Representative Michael Michaud and Eliot Cutler.

Combative Maine governor faces fight

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s tough-guy act may be wearing thin after more than three years in office.

Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions

The insurer has cut painkiller prescriptions by an estimated 6.6 million pills in 18 months as part of a campaign to curb abuse.

The Nation

Combative Maine governor faces fight

Governor Paul LePage (above) faces challenges from Representative Michael Michaud and Eliot Cutler.

By Noah Bierman

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s tough-guy act may be wearing thin after more than three years in office.

Boehner prodded as Senate passes jobless bill

A small group appealed to the speaker and to majority leader Eric Cantor of Virginia.

By David Espo

A small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House.

Army releases detailed account of Fort Hood rampage

By Manny Fernandezand Alan Blinder

In a little more than eight minutes, Specialist Ivan Lopez unleashed panic and bloodshed over two blocks on foot and from inside his vehicle.

The World

Protesters seek independence from Ukraine, aid from Putin

By David M. Herszenhorn and Andrew Roth

Several hundred pro-Russian demonstrators urged President Vladimir Putin to send troops to the region as a peacekeeping force.

New pings in jet search match black-box beacons

By Nick Perry

An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes.

Rwanda marks genocide history

Rwandans lit candles of remembrance and listened to speeches and music at a ceremony at the Kigali, Rwanda, stadium.

By Katherine Sullivan

Displaying pride and pain, Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a devastating 100-day genocide.

Editorial & Opinion

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Point/Counterpoint: Different visions for Union Square

Dawnielle Peck prepared maple bacon doughnuts at Union Square Donuts in Somerville in 2013.

By Paul McMorrow and Jon Garelick

Two writers share distinctly different opinions on redevelopment planned in Somerville’s Union Square.

FARAH STOCKMAN

The case for moderates

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to walk away from peace talks, possibly because he fears being labeled a “sell-out” by hardliners.

By Farah Stockman

The moment moderation expires is the moment conflicts spin out of control.

editorial

Obamacare at 4: A plus, with more changes needed

The fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act last month was an occasion for a step-back assessment of what is working and what isn’t with the program.

Metro

Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions

By Brian MacQuarrie

The insurer has cut painkiller prescriptions by an estimated 6.6 million pills in 18 months as part of a campaign to curb abuse.

Doctors’ notes on mental health shared with patients

By Liz Kowalczyk

Beth Israel clinicians are posting mental health notes in patients’ electronic medical records, allowing patients immediate access.

‘Scollay Under’ sign uncovered at Government Center station

A photo of the mosaic released by the MBTA.

By Martine Powers

Crews working on the renovation of Government Center station found a historic tile mosaic on the Blue Line platform.

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Middleborough

Mansfield man killed in I-495 crash

By Derek J. Anderson

Norwell

Bullet casing prompts lockdown at charter school

By Jacqueline Tempera

Business

Building a robot firefighter

Atlas, a six-foot-tall, 330-pound robot engineered for use as a first-responder robot, picks up a piece of wood during a demonstration Monday at MIT.

By Hiawatha Bray

Engineers in Mass. and around the world are working to develop robots that may one day take the place of humans in dangerous environments.

Hydropower plan is raising alarms

By Erin Ailworth

Proposed legislation that would bring large amounts of Canadian hyropower to Mass. could crash the regional power market, according to some local advocates.

FTC says Mass. site Jerk.com ‘deceptive’

By Matt Rocheleau

The FTC is alleging Massachusetts-based website Jerk.com deceived consumers when it harvested personal information from Facebook.

Obituaries

Charles Stone, 89, pioneering journalist

Charles S. Stone Jr., who served as a Tuskegee Airman and helped found the National Association of Black Journalists, was a columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News.

By Martin Weil

Mr. Stone had a long and groundbreaking career at the highest levels of journalism and public debate.

James Benkard, 76; defended death row inmates

By William Yardley

Mr. Benkard was a prominent New York corporate lawyer who was honored for his extensive pro bono work.

Lucy Hood, 56; introduced text voting to ‘American Idol’

By Bruce Weber

Ms. Hood was known for her efforts to expand the purview of television beyond, well, television.

Sports

Christopher L. Gasper

UConn men’s title is no fluke

UConn’s Shabazz Napier of Roxbury, who scored 22 points, lets everyone know who the top dogs are.

By Christopher L. Gasper

The Huskies might have been underdogs, but now they’re the top dogs in college basketball thanks to the best backcourt in America.

UConn 60, Kentucky 54

UConn beats Kentucky to win NCAA title

The UConn men’s basketball team celebrates after winning the NCAA championship game against Kentucky.

By Eddie Pells

Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky’s freshmen.

RED SOX 5, RANGERS 1

John Lackey leads Red Sox past Rangers

Red Sox starter John Lackey may look frustrated, but he’s pleased as the Rangers’ J.P. Arencibia is retired to end the top of the seventh. It was Lackey’s final batter.

By Nick Cafardo

The Red Sox won their first game at Fenway this season behind a strong effort by Lackey and two RBIs by Jackie Bradley Jr.

G: Living

The human side of health care

Artists Kelly Sherman (left) and Halsey Burgund unroll panels that are part of their audio-visual-Internet project on patient interactions with the often-impersonal health care system.

By Cate McQuaid

A multimedia art project explores the health care system through the voices and words of patients, loved ones, and professionals.

Book showcases work of crash victim Marina Keegan

The e-mails and letters have been “little pieces of light in the darkness,” for Marina Keegan’s mother, Tracy Keegan, and father, Kevin.

By Joseph P. Kahn

A collection of essays and stories from Keegan, a young talent who died in a car crash two years ago, is being published this week.

Scene & Heard

Over 40 years in, jamband staples Max Creek still surging forward

Max Creek is (from left) Jamemurrell Stanley, Bill Carbone, John Rider, Scott Murawski, and Mark Mercier.

By Jeremy D. Goodwin

After four decades, Max Creek remains relevant as both a forerunner of the jamband scene, and a group that still hopes to bring its music to new and exciting places.

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Spiritual Rez, ‘Apocalypse Whenever’

By Jeremy D. Goodwin

Album review | Country

Martina McBride, ‘Everlasting’

By Sarah Rodman

ALBUM REVIEW | INDIE ROCK

EMA, ‘The Future’s Void’

By James Reed

ALBUM REVIEW | POP

Joan Osborne, ‘Love and Hate’

By Steve Morse

ALBUM REVIEW | ROCK

Off!, ‘Wasted Years’

By Ken Capobianco

ALBUM REVIEW | Indie pop

Doug Gillard, ‘Parade On’

By Marc Hirsh

Music Review

Chamber Players close 50th season

By Thomasine Berg

Appreciation

Mickey Rooney, an enduring star

By Ty Burr

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

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Daniel Craig’s Boston film reportedly halted

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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The French Cultural Center goes ‘Electro’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Actor brings ‘Ten Year Plan’ to LGBT film fest

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Raising money, awareness, and smiles at a pair of events

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Johnny Pesky memorabilia being auctioned

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Getting ready to be Banned in Boston

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein