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Two Franklin children die in hope chest

Lexi and Sean Munroe “were the most wonderful, loving children,’’ their uncle Eric Munroe said Monday.

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Lexi Munroe, 8, and her brother, Sean, 7, were playing in a chest that could not be opened from the inside, leaving them to suffocate.

The MBTA has a long history of discrimination complaints filed against it by both minority and women employees.

MBTA nears antibias agreement with US regulators

The MBTA has a long history of discrimination complaints filed against it by both minority and women employees.

Mass. to give $50m for storm, flood protection

Most of the money will be distributed help cities and towns install backup power systems using clean technologies.

Harvard’s Farish Jenkins died in 2012, before research he helped conduct was published.

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From ancient fish, insight into origin of limbs

New research suggests that we can trace our arms — and our legs — to the fins of a 375-million-year-old fish.

“It may be a little more interesting and a little more dynamic than elsewhere because the government has intervened for an extended period of time,” said Partners CEO Gary Gottlieb on the Massachusetts market.

Partners promises a new model for health care

Partners HealthCare System’s top executives said further expansion in Eastern Mass. will lower costs and improve medical care.