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    Thanks for the memories

    WASHINGTON -- The year-end review required of all columnists inevitably brings us to the mailbag and a few clarifications. Full Story
    ONE BY ONE, OBAMA DRAGS DOWN A ONCE-ENVIED NATION
    I've seen that the Obamacare website contract was given to a company based in Toronto. All the unemployment in this country and we can't hire a U. Full Story

    SPORTS
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    Red Wings sneak past Bruins in playoff opener

    BOSTON (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Dracut's Kacavas catches praise

    DRACUT -- Dracut High's version of "The Natural" may not possess the power needed to belt a climactic homer off a light tower and circle the bases amid a hailstorm of sparks, but good luck finding a more electrifying player than Kaylee Kacavas on a Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
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    Watch these baby ostriches run around and discover the world

    On the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch in Arizona, a bunch of baby ostriches were just born, more than they have in recent years. Full Story
    MOST RECENT
    Peter Lucas: Dems' endorsement for governor might be Walsh's call

    04/18/2014 07:54 AM EDT
    Watch for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the new kid on the block, to carve out a major role for himself at the upcoming Democrat Party nominating convention in June. 
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    AUSTIN BAY: Russian provocateurs prepare Ukrainian battlefield
    04/18/2014 07:54 AM EDT - For the past month, the Russian government, with Vladimir Putin its spotlight propagandist, has repeatedly declared that brutal anti-Russian ethnic violence as a prelude to ethnic-based civil war is imminent in Eastern Ukraine. Full Story

    Dana Milbank: A contrary view on the Pulitzers
    04/18/2014 07:54 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- On Monday, my Washington Post colleagues celebrated winning the Pulitzer Prize for public service along with the Guardian newspaper for their reporting on Edward Snowden's revelations about the National Security Full Story

    KATHLEEN PARKER: Let's erase the race card
    04/17/2014 11:30 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- One approaches the race fray with trepidation, but here we go, tippy-toe. The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens. Full Story

    Niki Tsongas: An equal-opportunity budget
    04/16/2014 09:59 AM EDT - As Congress looks to reconcile myriad budget proposals, it would be wise to replace wish lists with reality. Full Story

    Peter Lucas: NSA could use Al Sharpton
    04/16/2014 10:10 AM EDT - President Barack Obama ought to appoint the Rev. Al Sharpton to succeed Gen. Keith Alexander as director of the National Security Agency. Full Story

    MICHELLE MALKIN: The legacy of Obama's illegal alien aunt
    04/16/2014 10:11 AM EDT - Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's illegal alien aunt, died this week of cancer and other complications. Full Story

    Lost Hank Williams recordings will soon emerge

    Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. Full Story