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Week in Review: West Nile Moves Closer to Beacon Hill

A look back at Beacon Hill Patch's top stories from Aug. 19-25.

Check out our top stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):

: A Cambridge man in his 70s is hospitalized with the disease. He represents the second human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in the state this year.

: A new state law bans animal control laws that target specific breeds, nullifying a Boston regulation for pit bulls. Does the new law go to far?

: The man a Boston police officer shot and killed Tuesday was inside the house on Canterbury St. in Roslindale when four people were shot outside early Sunday morning on Aug. 12.

: About two dozen of them showed up to a hearing on the topic in Boston Tuesday, and all spoke against legalizing cheap drinks.

: Who has the best pizza in town? How about the best place for a first date? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.

: A new map of the T shows not the geography of stations but rather the time it takes between them.

: List-Mania: Recent rankings score Boston high for young and old alike, making it a fine place to live for a long time.

: Trailing in the latest polls, Elizabeth Warren charged Scott Brown is part of a Republican war on women. Do you agree, or is this just a stunt?

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