Alben to be named head of Mass. State Police 
Governor Deval Patrick is expected to name Timothy P. Alben to replace outgoing Colonel Marian McGovern.

Alben to be named head of Mass. State Police

Governor Deval Patrick is expected to name Timothy P. Alben to replace outgoing Colonel Marian McGovern.

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Mitt Romney on a jet ski - the GOP candidate’s Kerry moment? 
In politics, visuals matter. And in presidential politics, perception matters even more, which is why a photo of Mitt Romney on a jet ski may not help him.
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JOAN VENNOCHI

Mitt Romney on a jet ski - the GOP candidate’s Kerry moment?

In politics, visuals matter. And in presidential politics, perception matters even more, which is why a photo of Mitt Romney on a jet ski may not help him.

(CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Photo by David L Ryan / Globe staff

Photo by David L Ryan / Globe staff

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Hall of Famer, the last Triple Crown winner, 3,000-hit club member, and Sox star for all of his 23-year career in the bigs, Yaz was one of the best all-around players the game’s ever seen, and one of its all-time clutch hitters.
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life:

Hall of Famer, the last Triple Crown winner, 3,000-hit club member, and Sox star for all of his 23-year career in the bigs, Yaz was one of the best all-around players the game’s ever seen, and one of its all-time clutch hitters.

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Kate Middleton (and Prince William) have arrived in Canada.  This is the Duchess of Cambridge’s first time in North America.
Note: Kate’s hair still looks fabulous after the flight.
Photo: Reuters / Phil Noble

Kate Middleton (and Prince William) have arrived in Canada.  This is the Duchess of Cambridge’s first time in North America.

Note: Kate’s hair still looks fabulous after the flight.

Photo: Reuters / Phil Noble

Courtroom sketch of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, during their arraignment in a federal courtroom in downtown Los Angeles. > story
(AP Photo/Bill Robles)

Courtroom sketch of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, during their arraignment in a federal courtroom in downtown Los Angeles. > story

(AP Photo/Bill Robles)

Panoramic photos from the Bruins rolling rally » more photos

Panoramic photos from the Bruins rolling rally » more photos

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara holds the Stanley Cup outside the TD Garden.
(David L Ryan / Globe Staff Photo)

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara holds the Stanley Cup outside the TD Garden.

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John Edwards’ mug shots. Edwards pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. > read more
(AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service)

John Edwards’ mug shots. Edwards pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. > read more

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Bricks and debris that fell from a building lay on top of cars after a report of a tornado in Springfield, Mass.  » more photos
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Bricks and debris that fell from a building lay on top of cars after a report of a tornado in Springfield, Mass.  » more photos

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