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Elizabeth Warren defends decision to release DNA test

Warren told the Globe’s editorial board she went public when she did because that’s when the analysis came back.

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When Aaron Hernandez became a murderer

The Patriots became the only NFL team with an active player accused in three murders. Some big warning signs were missed — or minimized.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Walker_070717_redline_16413x.jpg New technology could radically reshape MBTA fare policies

As the T prepares to put a new fare system in place, it’s also thinking about major changes to how it charges riders for trips.

BOSTON, MA - 10/16/2018: Mayor Martin J. Walsh and others broke ground on the new Boston Arts Academy building. a $125 million project. (Demolition of the old building, across the street from Fenway Park, is apparently under way.) This ground breaking is part of a broader agenda by Walsh moving forward with a sweeping plan to overhaul the school system's aging buildings, most of which went up prior to World War II. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 17bps

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Boston plans to build or renovate a dozen schools

Boston school officials are planning to build or extensively renovate a dozen schools, gradually phase out middle schools, and merge several elementary schools over the next decade.

Steve and Diane Trask with their son, Brayden, 13.

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Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

A dog dies, and his family wants answers

Steve Trask discovered his family’s pet puggle in rough shape at a boarding facility, and then things took a more dire turn.