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Golar Richie to endorse Martin Walsh, sources say

Charlotte Golar Richie, who finished third in the preliminary, told Walsh she would endorse his mayoral campaign, according to two people.

// Education nonprofit to spend on behalf of John Connolly

Despite Connolly’s declaration he does not want independent expenditures on his behalf for the remainder of the race, a national group says it will spend money in support of his campaign.

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle is under fire for lavish spending.

State official blasts Westfield State president

“It would be hard to overstate the damage that has been done” by the controversy surrounding Evan Dobelle’s spending, the higher education commissioner said.

David Price is about to make too much money.

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Price tag about to get too high for Rays ace

The time has come again for the Tampa Bay Rays to trade one of their cornerstone players — this time, David Price — because he’s about to make too much money.

John Farrell shared a laugh with Dustin Pedroia during a workout at Fenway Park on Thursday.


John Farrell’s style works great for Red Sox

Farrell, who has deep roots in the Red Sox organization, has proven to be the right man to lead the team back from a disastrous period.

// Impasse appears closer to short-term fix, but still no deal

President Obama and congressional Republicans showed flexibility but headed into the weekend without a deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.

Celtics forward Gerald Wallace dribbled against the 76ers’ Evan Turner in the second quarter of their preseason game.

76ers 97, Celtics 85

Celtics fall to 76ers in third preseason loss

Thaddeus Young had 20 points and five rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 97-85 preseason victory over the Celtics Friday.



// How to fix the arbitration process

It’s time for fiscally responsible policy makers, including would-be mayors, to acknowledge that all-too-obvious reality.