MGM drops plans for Brimfield casino

The company is abandoning its plans to build a $600 million casino in the small town, and will instead search for another location in Western Massachusetts.

Menino rips teachers union

Mayor Thomas M. Menino said the union’s refusal to reach a contract with the city was keeping it from putting the right teachers in the right classrooms.

Conservative justices raise concerns on insurance mandate

The second day of arguments centered on whether Congress has the constitutional authority to require Americans to purchase health insurance.

Judge: Foxborough must let Kraft Group speak

The order came after Kraft filed a civil rights lawsuit against the town on Monday.

Mitt Romney spoke during an event in San Diego on Monday.

Russian president blasts Mitt Romney over comment

The GOP frontrunner is standing by his view that Russia is the “number one geopolitical foe” of the US.

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Opinion | Paul McMorrow

Beer wars in Massachusetts

The laws that govern beer distribution in Massachusetts are terribly backwards and rigged in ways that dampen competition.

Kevin Cullen

Cutting corners at National Grid

Union workers say the company wants to replace them with lower-paid workers with less training and experience, raising its profits while reducing its safety.


The MBTA’s big debt problem

The MBTA will never break from an annual cycle of fiscal contortions to balance its books without commitment to reduce the overall debt.

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Watch the video of this Globe Talk event, featuring local comedians Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke sharing stories about the Boston comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed. (Editor’s note: This video contains strong language.)

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