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Lawmakers reach compromise on plan to control health spending

The plan would make Massachusetts the first state to try to limit how much providers and insurers could spend on medical care.

Legislature rejects Patrick’s changes to ‘three-strikes’ bill

The move by lawmakers sets up a showdown with Governor Deval Patrick over changes to the law that would have given judges leeway in sentencing certain repeat offenders.

Clay Buchholz pitched eight innings, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks.

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Red Sox start homestand with a win

Clay Buchholz pitched eight strong innings and Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs as Boston moved back above .500 to start a 10-game homestand.

// Romney’s remarks draw ire of Palestinians

Speaking at a Jerusalem fund-raiser, Mitt Romney said Israeli culture helped them become more economically successful than Palestinians.

Ariad seeks quick approval of leukemia drug

The Cambridge company filed a long-awaited new drug application, asking the FDA for priority review and accelerated approval of a treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia.

Casey (center) in the 2011 Ride 2 Recovery from Liberty Park, N.J., to Shanksville, Pa., to Washington, D.C., on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Casey will speak at the Pan-Mass Challenge on Friday and join the ride on Saturday morning.

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From leading the US Army to the Pan-Mass Challenge

In 2007, General George W. Casey Jr. was named Army chief of staff. In 2011, he retired to Scituate. On Friday, he will deliver the PMC keynote, and on Saturday, he’ll ride the event.

US Swimming

Missy Franklin, Matt Grevers shine while Ryan Lochte falters

Lochte failed to medal in the men’s 200-meter freestyle, but Franklin and Grevers won gold in the women’s and men’s 100-meter backstroke.

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// For US shooter Matt Emmons, triumph and heartbreak

Emmons, a gold medal winner in 2004 and cancer survivor, is trying to overcome some strategic mistakes that have kept him off the podium since his last medal.

Elizabeth Warren spoke at the 2012 Massachusetts Democratic Convention in Springfield in June.

Elizabeth Warren won’t give keynote at DNC

Instead of giving the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, Warren will speak immediately before former President Bill Clinton on the second-to-last night.


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“We’re trying to change biomedical research globally,” said Jose-Carlos “J.C.” Gutierrez-Ramos.

Pfizer picks Boston for innovation HQ

Pfizer Inc.’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation has established its base in Boston, hoping to bring more treatments to market by working with academic researchers.