Around Boston, Wisconsin temple chief praised

The president of the Wisconsin Sikh temple, gunned down along with five others, was recalled as an open-hearted man who died defending the house of worship he helped build.

Sikhs held a vigil at the New England Gurdwara Sahib in Milford Monday for the victims of the Wisconsin attack.


Sikhs feel misunderstood, at risk since 9/11

Sikhism, the major religion with about 25 million adherents worldwide at the center of the Wisconsin shooting, remains little known and widely misunderstood in the United States.

Wisconsin temple gunman was white supremacist

The gunman in the shooting rampage that left six dead and three wounded was identified as Wade M. Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran who played guitar in racist heavy metal bands.

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine chatted with Red Sox Scholar Ben St. Fort at the Dimock Center in January.

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Red Sox top charitable giving list

A report released by the Red Sox Foundation reveals that it has donated more than $52 million to nonprofits over the past decade, making it the most charitable team in baseball.

Whether Bulger can raise an immunity defense before jurors remains an open question.

Bulger plans to take stand in his defense

James “Whitey” Bulger will for the first time address the charges against him, hoping to convince a jury that federal officials once granted him immunity for his many crimes.

“We don’t get to pick the timing of a global slowdown,” Eric Rosengren said. “If there’s a slowdown and you have an independent central bank, the appropriate response is to act. I think that’s exactly what we should do.”

Fed must do more, its Boston chief says

Eric Rosengren, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, is urging the nation’s central bankers to ignore election-year pressures and do more to jump-start the economy.

The Bulls were not happy that injury-prone Luol Deng (center) played for Britain. “I have no regrets,’’ Deng said.

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Not all is lost for Great Britain basketball

Great Britain’s win over China, their first victory in Olympic basketball competition since 1948, was arguably the greatest day in the history of British basketball.


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Red Sox 9, Rangers 2

Jacoby Ellsbury hit paydirt in the eighth inning when he scored on a double by Carl Crawford, one of three runs the Red Sox scored in the inning.

Red Sox hit eight doubles in rout of Rangers

The Red Sox tuned out the speculation swirling over manager Bobby Valentine’s job status by pumping up the volume on offense in a 9-2 victory.


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Footprint Power LLC of New Jersey announced it has acquired the aging Salem Harbor Power Station,

N.J. firm seals deal on Salem power plant

A New Jersey company said that it has finalized its purchase of the aging Salem Harbor Power Station, which it plans to replace with a state-of-the-art gas-fired plant on a portion of the site.


Mitt Romney’s joint committee — which collects money for his campaign, the Republican National Committee and several state GOP committees — now has $185.9 million cash on hand.

Romney tops Obama in July fund-raising

Mitt Romney’s joint fundraising committee announced a July haul of $101.3 million, outraising President Obama’s joint committee for the third straight month.