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.

Scott Brown challenges Elizabeth Warren to debate

The morning after Warren overwhelmingly won the Democratic endorsement at the state party convention, Senator Brown wasted no time challenging his opponent to a debate.

Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1

Red Sox can’t sweep Blue Jays

Toronto took advantage of an erratic outing by Red Sox starter Daniel Bard, who allowed five runs, walked six, and hit two batters in 1 2-3 innings.

More than 150 killed in Nigeria plane crash

An aviation official said that all passengers on board the plane that crashed in Nigeria’s largest city have been killed. The government said 153 people were on board.

Yin Yu Tang, a two-century-old Chinese house reassembled at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.

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2012 Weekend Fun Guide

Day trips on the North and South shores

Outdoor adventures, gallery hopping, lazy fun for beach bums, and more.

Barbara Dane performs at the Newport Folk Festival circa 1964.

In song and struggle, Barbara Dane a singular voice

Barbara Dane has lived a life full of glowing superlatives.

A self-portrait Arnold Schoenberg painted in 1910.

‘Ears of the Future’: Schoenberg’s ‘Pierrot Lunaire’ at 100

Arnold Schoenberg's “Pierrot Lunaire,” which turned 100 in March, is legendary for the outrage it provoked.

Tim Thomas confirms plan to sit out next season

The Bruins goalie posted a message on his Facebook page that confirmed reports that he will take next season off.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/06/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/03arbeiter1_photo--90x90.jpg 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.


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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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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.

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