Republicans will try to repeal Obamacare, then replace it

As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell left the chamber on June 22, he was surrounded by journalists.

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A repeal of the Affordable Care Act wouldn?t go into effect for two years, giving lawmakers time to craft a replacement.

// Senators? opposition essentially sinks health care bill

Republican leadership didn?t have a vote to spare ? and then a pair of tea party-linked senators defected.

// There?s been a renaissance at Merrimack College

The North Andover school has refocused its academic offerings and refined how it recruits students.

// Pot law compromise comes under fire from towns, advocates

The overhaul of the voter-approved legalization law would hike taxes and change how communities can ban local pot shops.

// ?I fully expect that they?re going to deal with this?

Governor Charlie Baker wants Beacon Hill lawmakers to cut MassHealth costs.

Former governor Deval Patrick said he has found significant satisfaction in his work developing the Double Impact fund.

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Patrick revels in role developing Bain?s social impact fund

The former governor has $390 million to invest in companies that provide a social benefit in addition to financial returns.


// Sometimes, there is crying in baseball

NYPD officers were at Fenway Park only days after losing one of their own. They were overwhelmed by the response ? from everyone.

// Man rescued at sea is said to have killed mom, grandpa for inheritance

After Nathan Carman?s mother vanished at sea, his aunts filed a lawsuit accusing the 23-year-old of murdering her to collect a multi-million dollar inheritance.


// Data errors force delay in release of hospital rankings

U.S. News & World Report is postponing the public release of its annual hospital rankings after it discovered errors in the data used to compile its report.

James Mendes was once a landscaping business owner; now he helps out at the parking lot for the Hy-Line ferry in Hyannis, where a wide variety of backgrounds are represented.

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?You can only play so much golf?: A workplace where ?retirees? are everywhere

Of the 65 workers on the summertime staff at Hy-Line?s Hyannis ferry dock, about two-thirds are men over 60.

Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley, Jr. (left) was safe at first when Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman, covering first, missed the bag with his foot. Bradley later scored.

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Red Sox can?t hold off Blue Jays

In his first game back from a knee injury, Eduardo Rodriguez went 5? innings, giving up six hits and three runs.

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// There?s a world of surprises in Bill Belichick?s family history

The Patriots coach shares bloodlines with presidents, financial titans, an astronaut, and a radical abolitionist.

// Trump says he has signed more bills than any president. He hasn?t

In fact, as he approaches six months in office Thursday, the president is slightly behind the lawmaking pace for the past six presidents.

// Vandalism at Boston tennis center disrupts summer camps

Three of the outdoor courts at Dorchester?s Sportsmen?s Tennis and Enrichment Center were damaged.

// Victim of child sexual assault sues Boston Archdiocese

A former resident of a center for children run by the Boston Archdiocese says he suffered repeated sexual abuse.

// There could be hope for a long-stalled project over the Pike

The development near Fenway Park, proposed 15 years ago, is closer than ever to breaking ground, thanks to a change in plans.

// Millennials ruining everything? It?s an age-old accusation

You know about millennial bashing. What you don?t know is that writers have been disparaging younger generations since at least the 1300s.

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The posters encourage bystanders to start up a conversation with those being targeted, and to ignore the person who is harassing them.

// A person with measles visited Hampton Beach the weekend after July 4

If you visited New Hampshire?s Hampton Beach on July 9, you may have come in contact with someone infected with measles.

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Maine retreat reflects easygoing spirit of a coastal village

It?s not a summer colony for the yacht-club crowd, but a working port where every other house has boats, buoys, and stacks of lobster traps in the yard. The dominant aesthetic is whitewash and weathered, and fishing boats outnumber sailboats in the harbor.


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