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Death, arrest in stunning
turn for Kerrigan family

The oldest brother of Olympic ice skater Nancy Kerrigan stood accused yesterday of attacking their father in a drunken rage and leaving him unconscious and bleeding on the kitchen floor of their Stoneham home. (By Peter Schworm and Milton Valencia, Globe Staff)

Crime down across MBTA

Crime on the MBTA has dropped sharply, falling to the lowest level in at least 30 years, even as near-record numbers of people are riding the system’s sprawling network of buses and trains, according to the MBTA Transit Police. (By Maria Cramer, Globe Staff)

From books to boot camp

A growing number of college-educated young men and women are signing up for military service to jump-start their careers, serve their country - and avoid the unemployment line, even if there is a good chance they will end up in a war zone. (By Joseph Williams Jr., Globe Staff)

Doctor says mother gave
child double dose at times

Speaking publicly for the first time since the death of 4-year-old Rebecca Riley, a Boston child psychiatrist testified yesterday that the girl’s mother, Carolyn Riley of Hull, acknowledged occasionally giving her daughter more than the authorized dosage of certain medicines. (By Patricia Wen, Globe Staff)

As recession stops splurges,
luxury retailers retool

Retailers are trying to rekindle middle-class America's love affair with luxury by working with designers to create lower entry prices for high-end brands like Gucci and Christian Dior. (By Jenn Abelson, Globe Staff)





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