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CHARLES HAYNES: In new poll, marriage equality trumps religious objections

CHARLES HAYNES: In new poll, marriage equality trumps religious objections

A solid majority of Americans now support equal treatment for same-sex couples despite religious objections, according to the State of the First Amendment survey released last week by the First Amendment Center.

June 26, 2014 5:37 pm
Celebrity Spotlight: Hot stuff! Chris Lemmon shares signature chili recipe

Celebrity Spotlight: Hot stuff! Chris Lemmon shares signature chili recipe

For Chris Lemmon, stepping into the kitchen is a real joy.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mass. monks brewing beer like European brothers

Mass. monks brewing beer like European brothers

For more than a century, Catholic Cistercian monks known as Trappists have been brewing and selling what many beer lovers consider some of the best in the world.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Luck struggles in Colts loss to Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | This time, there was no stunning comeback for Andrew Luck and the Colts.

January 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Mass. company to lead strategic planning for Indiana schools

Mass. company to lead strategic planning for Indiana schools

INDIANAPOLIS | A Massachusetts company was chosen Wednesday over two Indiana organizations to guide the State Board of Education's strategic planning process.

October 09, 2013 5:45 pm Related

JOHN DOHERTY: Nice guys can finish first

Leo Durocher managed the Cubs from 1966-72. However, it was in 1948 while managing the Brooklyn Dodgers, he is credited with having said, “Nice guys finish last.”

September 09, 2013 6:15 pm
Day 1: South Lexington, Ky. 11, Quincy, Mass 1

Day 1: South Lexington, Ky. 11, Quincy, Mass 1

South Lexington, Ky., homered three times, storming past Quincy, Mass., in the opening day of the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series in Hammond.

August 09, 2013 11:25 pm
At Home: 10 steps to the perfect sofa

At Home: 10 steps to the perfect sofa

I still remember my shock and dismay when I realized that sofas had to be bought. Somehow I thought sofas just happened. They always simply showed up in homes, hotels, and offices without explanation or fanfare, like feral kittens or bills.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Fixin' to Sell

At Home: Fixin' to Sell

Maybe it’s because I was the youngest in my family. Maybe it’s because I’m five-foot-three and have a voice like snow white, but I lash out like a cornered rattlesnake when someone doesn’t take me seriously.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: If you can dress, you can decorate

At Home: If you can dress, you can decorate

I know, I know, to many of you the idea of decorating an empty room feels as horrifying as one of those dreams where you're suddenly in public naked. But I'm going to fix that.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Turn Your Closet into a Boutique Just for You

At Home: Turn Your Closet into a Boutique Just for You

Quick: Which room in your house needs attention the most? Kitchen? Bathroom? Garage?

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
Brady in way on Lewis' last ride

Brady in way on Lewis' last ride

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | You again!

January 19, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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At Home: How to sell what where

At Home: How to sell what where

The author of "Garage Sale Millionaire" had come to Orlando to visit theme parks with his wife and 3-year-old son. I took it as a sign. Divine deliverance.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

The concept of happy hour, when bars offer lower prices or two-for-one specials, may seem like an American tradition, but is in fact illegal or restricted in quite a few places.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Parents’ possessions put past in perspective

At Home: Parents’ possessions put past in perspective

Like my mother, the Roman God Janus — for whom January is named — had eyes in the back of his head. In fact, he had an entire face on the back of his head, so he could look backward and forward at once. This feature earned him the distinction of “god of doors.” He ruled comings and goings.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Resolving to repurpose

At Home: Resolving to repurpose

This time of year I always feel a little sick to my stomach, and not just because of those midnight romps at the dessert buffet with the bottomless glass of Prosecco. (Do they make a combo antacid headache tablet?)

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Judge deciding if stores must post tobacco apology

Judge deciding if stores must post tobacco apology

A federal judge will soon decide whether your next tank of gas or bottle of soda comes with a free apology from the Marlboro man and Joe Camel.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
At Home: A Look Back at Lessons Learned 2012, Part 2

At Home: A Look Back at Lessons Learned 2012, Part 2

A look back at the lessons the year served up reveals I once again had my share of jams, upheavals and awakenings. I faithfully reported these with what I hope some would call humor served with a dollop of advice on the side.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Origami takes on new facets, new fans

Origami takes on new facets, new fans

Origami, which began hundreds of years ago in Japan, has in recent decades attracted the attention of artists, scientists and mathematicians, said Vanessa Gould, director of the 2010 documentary "Between the Folds."

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
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