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Another accuser in Red Sox abuse case comes forward

A former Kansas City clubhouse attendant is the 20th man in the last nine months to accuse late Red Sox clubhouse manager Donald J. Fitzpatrick of sexual abuse.

Senate Debate | 7 p.m.

Brown, Warren meet for second debate tonight

Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren will debate before a crowd of 5,700 at UMass Lowell’s Tsongas Center.

Patients benefit from reading doctors’ notes, study shows

A study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported that patients had an increased understanding of their medical problems after seeing notes doctors wrote about them.

For James Santagati of Dorchester, the price he pays to get through the fare gates remains a comparative bargain. “I’ve been taking the T since I was 7,’’ the 57-year-old said.

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Despite fare increase, more are people riding the T

MBTA ridership increased again in August despite recent fare increases and service reductions.

Le1f has garnered praise for his mixtape “Dark York” and video “Wut,” while shrugging off the invective for being gay.

NYC rapper Le1f brings a new vogue to hip-hop

Le1f, 23, belongs to a fresh wave of queer artists who aren’t so much a movement in themselves as they are increasingly blended into New York’s fluid hip-hop scene.

Adrian Walker

Opportunity awaits Roxbury Community College

For all its woes, RCC has potential and is a needed resource for the community and the city. Its problems, while extensive, are fixable.

Robert Kingsland


Robert Kingsland; BU teacher spent decades crafting steel boat

Mr. Kingsland, who taught in Boston University’s Scientific Instruments Facility and spent years as a harpooner and spotter pilot for swordfishermen, died on June 22. He was 65.