Boston Marathon reviews still incomplete

Some officials are growing impatient over what they consider the slow pace of Washington’s official reviews into the attack.

2d chance eyed for unsuccessful marijuana license bidders

The state Department of Public Health should reconsider some of the highly rated groups that lost out in the initial awarding of licenses, a key lawmaker said.

Kevin Cullen

Older parade, same problem in New York City

Four hours to the south, there’s the same standoff, but unlike Boston there’s little attempt at compromise.

Report urges smaller caseloads, closer scrutiny at DCF

The suggestions came from a Washington, D.C., advocacy group hired to review the agency’s operations.

Japanese lab will review its stem cell research

Officials at a research institute said an investigative committee did not find any misconduct in two of the six parts of the paper it is scrutinizing.

Twin River Casino has slot machines and table games such as roulette. The Plainridge slot parlor will not have table games.

Debee Tlumacki for The Boston Globe

R.I. braces for revenue loss from Mass. casinos

Especially devastating is the siting of a slots parlor in Plainville, close to Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

Shirley Leung

Dying to donate, but not daring to

An SEC rule designed to reduce “pay to play” is making it nearly impossible for some to contribute to political campaigns.

Cambridge Innovation Center to open in Boston

The location at 50 Milk St., in a part of town traditionally reserved for lawyers and bankers, will have space for 300 startups.

Darrelle Revis, here in September 2013.

Christopher L. Gasper

Peyton Manning alters coverage scheme

Bill Belichick has agreed to back up the Brink’s truck for Darrelle Revis, and we have Peyton Manning to thank.



// A strong pick to run schools

John McDonough is introducing reforms into Boston schools, while serving as interim superintendent.

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