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Photos: Illuminus Art And Technology Festival Shines In Boston’s South End

October 26, 2014
Polka dots are projected across the facade of the old power plant. (Greg Cook)

Thousands of people flocked to the “free nighttime festival of creative innovation.”

No Mandatory Ebola Quarantine In Mass.

October 25, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick says Massachusetts will not follow New York, New Jersey and Illinois in requiring a three-week quarantine for health care workers and others who have had contact with Ebola-stricken patients.

Many School Districts Choose PARCC Over MCAS Test

October 25, 2014

54 percent of school districts have opted to administer the English and mathematics PARCC exams to students in grades 3-8 next year, instead of the MCAS exams. This was the first time school systems were given the choice of which test to administer in grades 3-8.

Gottlieb Leaving Partners HealthCare For Partners In Health

October 25, 2014
Partners CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb

Partners HealthCare CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb will leave next summer to lead Partners in Health, the global health organization founded by Dr. Paul Farmer and now active in the battle against Ebola.

Hillary Clinton Rallies Coakley Supporters

October 24, 2014
Hillary Clinton was in Boston Friday campaigning with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. (Jesse Costa/AP)

The visit by the Democratic’s Party’s most high-profile female comes as a new poll shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley’s support among women is falling.

Forum Highlights How Mass. Aims To Reduce Carbon Emissions

October 24, 2014

In the absence of action by Congress on climate change, Massachusetts officials are pressing ahead to reduce the state’s carbon footprint and are plan for sea level rise.

State House Roundup: Good Guy, Charlie

October 24, 2014

A bold-faced name. A narrative-changing poll. Two head-to-head debates sounding the gun on the final sprint for redemption.

Mayor Walsh Vetoes $20,000 City Council Raises

October 24, 2014

On a 9-4 vote earlier this month, the council voted to give itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise, effective in January 2016.

Week In Review: Politics, Menino, Surgeon General

October 24, 2014
Thomas Menino at the city’s most recent homeless census, in December. (Jesse Costa/WBUR File Photo)

WBUR’s Sacha Pfeiffer and Anthony Brooks speak with Radio Boston’s week-in-review panel.

Race And The Charles Stuart Case, 25 Years Later

October 24, 2014
Attorney Richard Clayman is flanked by the brothers and sisters of Charles Stuart during a Boston news conference on Jan. 12, 1990, where he told the media they were unaware of Charles Stuart's plan to kill his pregnant wife, Carol. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Boston Globe columnist Adrian Walker reflects on a crime — and botched investigation — that shocked the city 25 years ago this week.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns For Coakley In Boston

October 24, 2014
Hillary Clinton was in Boston Friday campaigning with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. (Jesse Costa/AP)

In her remarks, Hillary Clinton hammered on the need for equal pay for women, better child care, more sick days and paid family leave.

Bruins Lose Captain Chara For 4-6 Weeks With Knee Injury

October 24, 2014

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara tore a ligament in his knee and will miss four to six weeks.

Democrat Jorge Elorza Takes On Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci In Mayoral Race

October 24, 2014

Democrat Jorge Elorza has never run for elected office and faces Cianci, an independent and Providence political giant who first won office 40 years ago.

Armed Suspect Shot, Killed By Dartmouth Police

October 24, 2014

An investigation is underway after Dartmouth police fatally shot an armed domestic violence suspect who opened fire at officers.

Bristol DA Considers Run For Fall River Mayor

October 24, 2014
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter speaks to the media outside the Fall River Justice Center in June of 2013. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter has joined the growing field of people considering running for mayor of Fall River.

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