BostonGlobe.com Headlines - October 1, 2014 October 02, 2014 Here are highlights from today's Globe: Charlie Baker’s shifts give fodder to Democrats: The GOP gubernatorial candidate has worked to present a more liberal image on the campaign trail than in his 2010 bid. Jim O’Sullivan reports. At what age do NFL QBs start to decline?: Tom Brady, at 37, is in the age range where other big-name quarterbacks have begun to decline. Can he reverse that trend? Evan Horowitz details the latest. Afghan soldiers who fled Cape feareddeath at home: The three Afghan soldiers explained for the first time why they disappeared from a training exercise at Camp Edwards. Maria Sacchetti reports. UMass halts drug informant program: The school will complete a full review of the program after a disclosure that a student informant died of a heroin overdose. Matt Rocheleau and Eric Bosco report. UP academies raise the bar for urban schools: Recent MCAS results were big for the UP Education Network, which now runs three schools in Boston and two in Lawrence. Scot Lehigh details the latest. Coakley tours Taunton State Hospital, pledges to keep mental health care facility open: Martha Coakley said it is crucial that the state provide a variety of treatment options for people with mental illness. Akilah Johnson details the story. Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown speak to strengths: Brown and Shaheen, boosted by well-funded allies, continued to press contrasts with each other Tuesday. Joshua Miller reports.