Rocky rollout to era of Mass. casino gambling

The first six months of the casino era have been hampered by controversies and false starts, proving that little is easy when launching a new industry with billions at stake.

Warren trounces rival, girds for nasty campaign

Elizabeth Warren reinvigorated her Senate campaign with a crushing blow to her last remaining primary opponent, clearing the way for a direct challenge to Senator Brown.

// One last journey into the night

Israel Arbeiter had to go back — to Auschwitz where he barely survived, and Treblinka, where his parents were murdered. He went seeking peace, but found little of it.

Gayle Yu, a student from the Philippines, set out a lobster roll in the Chatham Bars Inn. “It’s exciting working here,” she said.

Student worker visas draw complaints

Resort areas are turning to foreign students for help, but some say the visa system hurts their peers in the United States.

Kris Tootle and Christina Castegren at Fresh Tracks Farm winery start with budding grape vines long before they make a barrel.


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Ingredients for success in Vermont wine

Fresh Tracks Farm in Berlin is one of more than two dozen grape wineries that have cropped up in the state over the past two decades.

In 2007, then-Southern Cal coach Pete Carroll (now with the Seahawks) and then-NFL Players Association executive director Gene Upshaw combined forces in an attempt to keep agents off the backs of talented underclassmen.

Sunday football notes

Insightful book rewrites rules on football recruiting ills

Former agent Josh Luchs discusses cleaning up the recruiting process in ‘‘Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football.’’


Losing the real soul of Fenway Park

Since my first visit, I have seen Fenway robbed of its unique character, tradition, and charm.

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Fifty Shades of Obamacare

Talking about contraception requires some honesty about sex.

Charity gives Boston youth a sporting chance

The nonprofit Play Ball Inc. has established interscholastic sports programs throughout a cash-strapped system that previously offered middle schoolers only basketball and track.


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Sunday baseball notes

As MLB trade deadline nears, buyers and sellers will be sorted out

The Red Sox appear to be in an interesting spot, and one of strength in that they’re a potential contender and could be both sellers and buyers by the trading deadline.


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Workers removed supplies from 38 Studios’ office in Providence after the company laid off all its employees and left Rhode Island on the hook for $50 million in loans.

38 Studios’ troubles could cool gaming tax breaks

Video game industry officials acknowledged they could face a tougher time persuading Mass. to enact similar incentives after the meltdown of Curt Schilling’s company.



Joseph P. Kennedy III told the Globe that Elizabeth Warren taught his first law school class — contracts — and he was so impressed with her teaching style and open-door policy with students that he later took her bankruptcy class.

Joseph P. Kennedy III vouches for Warren

The US House candidate said if his former Harvard Law professor is as tough on her opponent, Senator Brown, as she was on her students, she will be fine in her campaign.

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