Charters once had bipartisan support. Not anymore

With just weeks to go before voters consider a plan to expand charter schools in the state, Democrats have swung against the question in large numbers.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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ground game

If Donald Trump loses, will he concede the election?

The GOP nominee has already begun telegraphing that it?s a ?rigged? contest.

// Deval Patrick could?ve been Hillary Clinton?s VP pick

The former Mass. governor was on a list of nearly 40 names as possible running mates for the Democratic ticket, according to Clinton?s leaked e-mails.

// Share your ?King tide? photos with researchers

If you go and dip your toes in the icy harbor waters ? or any other areas where the tides are at their peak ? be sure to document the experience.

TV Critic?s Corner

// Colbert will shift to Showtime for the election?s bitter end

The ?Late Night? host will broadcast live on Election Night after the results are in.

Adam Eskin, founder and CEO of Dig Inn. The first Boston location of the fast-casual restaurant opened this summer.

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Never heard of Dig Inn? That?s about to change.

The farm-to-counter restaurant chain is poised to take over Boston.

Newton wants to make it easier to zip around town

A new transportation strategy aims to make traveling safer and more accessible, while also reducing the city?s carbon footprint.

Revere voters to weigh in on slots parlor question

Beyond today?s vote, the proposal faces two other tests.

1 pedestrian killed, another injured after being struck by vehicle in Waltham

A 65-year-old man was killed after he and another man were struck Tuesday while walking in a crosswalk.

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One of Oprah?s favorite pie shops is keeping business local

The Centerville Pie Co.?s pies were named one of the star?s favorite things, leading to more popularity than its owners could handle. Now, they prefer to keep things close to home?and always homemade.

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Boston, MA., 10/18/16, Olympian Michael Phelps lead a morning run, with participants of the Forbes Under 30 Summit, starting at the Hatch Shell and continuing along the Charles River to the Massachusetts Avenue bridge. The run is being co-organized with the Pan-Mass Challenge. Globe staff/ Suzanne Kreiter

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Forbes Under 30 Summit

What if Michael Phelps joined your morning jog? It happened today

Hundreds of people crowded the Charles River Esplanad for a chance to go on a morning jog with Olympic champion Michael Phelps.

Dining Out

// FiRE + iCE is a crowd-pleasing catastrophe

The food is horrible, but somehow everyone is having fun.

// Curt Schilling says he?ll run against Elizabeth Warren if wife agrees

The former Red Sox pitcher appeared on a Rhode Island radio station Tuesday morning to talk about his failed video game company.

// Bloody finger game a far cry from bloody sock, Schilling says

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling didn?t want to be compared to Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer Monday.


// Bengals were outsmarted by Patriots? simplicity

Cincinnati allowed the Patriots to score a touchdown on the same exact play three times.

8 graphics that show the shape of the foster care system

Who are the foster parents and foster children of Massachusetts? Here are some interesting stats.

// Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam among this year?s nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Nine of the 19 acts nominated are on the ballot for the first time, with Shakur and Pearl Jam in their first year of eligibility.


// Grab your skis and hit the trails behind this environmentally friendly home

The home, which abuts conservation land, makes the most of passive solar heating.

Globe Magazine

// Why marijuana opposition is so effective in liberal Mass.

Voters OK?d decriminalization and medical marijuana, but the Question 4 campaign is proving tougher.

// Pot shops next to toy stores? That?s the future a new ad paints

The 30-second spot aims to convince voters to reject a ballot question that would legalize marijuana.

Perspective | Magazine

// Smartphones make things easy. And so boring.

Sometimes it takes nearly getting lost to remind us what we?ve lost.

// Know how to reach Bob Dylan? The Nobel judges would like to talk to you

Five days after Dylan was named a Nobel laureate, the committee still hasn?t been able to reach him.

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The desperate and the dead

// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades ? and continues.

The Big Picture

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Big Picture

Boston?s Theatre District

At the edge of diverse neighborhoods, the Theatre District is full of art, entertainment, and history. Many walks of life cross paths on the streets that are home to a bustling nightlife.