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Samuel Brack used a roller to finish off repairs on St. James Avenue earlier in the winter.

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In battle against potholes, Boston hits bumps in the road

Boston officials have a goal to fill potholes within one working day of identifying them, but their record for meeting that benchmark is mixed.

// Dating a co-worker? You may need a love contract

As more women speak out about sexual misconduct in the workplace, some employers are tightening their policies about office romance.

// After more than a year, Trump still doesn’t have a science adviser

President Trump has yet to appoint a science adviser — longer than any president since World War II, when Franklin D. Roosevelt created the first White House post for a scientist.

Russia still targeting US political system, spies say

The assessment stands in contrast to President Trump, who has repeatedly voiced skepticism of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

The front page of The Boston Herald on Feb. 13.

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Digital First Media wins bidding for Herald with $12m package

The Denver-based company, which is also known as MediaNews Group, beat out two other bidders for The Boston Herald with a package that totaled nearly $12 million.


// In Maine, a town on the brink of extinction plots a comeback

The Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket closed in 2008, the painful end of a prosperous era.