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A night of horror, heroism, and tragedy in Coventry

Coventry, Rhode Island -- 1/29/2018 - Crime scene tape remains at the scene of a fatal fire where Ed Lorenzen, who was 47 and a longtime veteran of the federal budget process, died in the fire at his Coventry home along with his son, Michael. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 30coventry Reporter:

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Six months after a fire killed a father and his little son, questions still outrun an answer to the biggest lingering question: Why couldn’t they get out?

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About 750 Families Belong Together rallies drew hundreds of thousands of protesters into the streets Saturday in every state of the country.

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In his first interview since being accused of inappropriate behavior with women, the celebrated novelist adamantly denied the allegations. His case may be a turning point in the #MeToo movement.

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Bacow has a new vision for Harvard University, and it will take him all the way to . . . Michigan.

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A night of horror, heroism, and tragedy in Coventry

Coventry, Rhode Island -- 1/29/2018 - Crime scene tape remains at the scene of a fatal fire where Ed Lorenzen, who was 47 and a longtime veteran of the federal budget process, died in the fire at his Coventry home along with his son, Michael. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 30coventry Reporter:

By Jenna Russell

Six months after a fire killed a father and his little son, questions still outrun an answer to the biggest lingering question: Why couldn’t they get out?