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Terrorism expert says Tsarnaev note uses jihadi material

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombers fired 56 bullets at police during a violent confrontation days after the 2013 attack, a ballistics expert testified Tuesday during the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Olympic bid group seeks to bolster public support

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders of the state Legislature announced Monday they would jointly hire an outside consultant to advise them on the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston, saying they wanted to assure that hosting the games wouldn’t unfairly burden taxpayers.

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Tsarnaev lawyers hope to blunt testimony on computer content

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) will try to blunt the testimony of an FBI computer expert who described extremist materials found on his computer and other devices.

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Drummond, Caldwell-Pope lead Pistons past Celtics in OT

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) takes a shot at the basket past Boston Celtics center Tyler Zeller (44) as forward Jae Crowder (99) looks on in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — Andre Drummond scored 18 points and grabbed 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had seven of his 27 points in overtime and the Detroit Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 105-97 on Sunday.

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Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

Exhibition designer Linda Ziemba, left, and acoustical consultant Matthew Azevedo confer as they help set up the Handel & Haydn Society bicentennial exhibit at the Boston Public Library in Boston, Friday, March 20, 2015. America's oldest continuously operating arts organization turns 200 on Tuesday. But its bicentennial isn't just about looking back _ it's about figuring out how to make classical and Baroque music cool for the iTunes generation and beyond. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Before Beyonce, there were the Beatles. Before the Beatles, there was Brahms. And before Brahms was even born, there was the Handel & Haydn Society.

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