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More fraud questions
raised for probation

Former probation commissioner John J. O’Brien followed a “deeply flawed’’ process to award a multimillion dollar contract for electronic monitoring services, raising suspicion that O’Brien’s choice was based on “favoritism, fraud, or improper influence,’’ according to the state inspector general. (By Andrea Estes and Scott Allen, Globe Staff)
Stanley Cup Final

Hockey’s black eye

The hit on Bruin Nathan Horton in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final and its punishment raise questions about violence in the sport, and whether the NHL can leave some of the fights and bone-jarring hits behind.
(By Shira Springer, Globe Staff)

Lahey explores merger with Beth Israel

The Lahey Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, two respected teaching institutions, have become the latest Massachusetts hospitals to explore a merger in a health care market bracing for dramatic shifts. (By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff)

For young victims, tornado lives on

About 40,000 students returned to school this week after three tornadoes tore through western Massachusetts. Returning to the classroom, educators say, is a way to restore at least part of students’ daily routines. But even that proved challenging in storm-ravaged Springfield. (By Akilah Johnson, Globe Staff)


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