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City, Suffolk Downs can’t agree on casino deal

Boston and officials with the casino proposed for Suffolk Downs have not been able to agree on how much money the casino would pay to the city, people knowledgeable about the negotiations said.

Report says MLB to suspend Rodriguez, Braun

Major League Baseball intends to suspend about 20 players — including Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun — over performance-enhancing substances, according a report.

The trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// Potential jurors get first look at Bulger in court

The jury-selection process began Tuesday as James “Whitey” Bulger, dressed in jeans, sneakers, and a long-sleeved shirt, was introduced to prospective jurors.

ACLU urges probe of Fla. shooting

The civil liberties group has joined calls for the FBI to release details of the shooting of Ibragim Todashev by an FBI agent.

Aveo ends bid to get cancer drug OK, will cut 140

The Cambridge company said it will lay off 140 employees and halt efforts to win approval of its kidney cancer drug.

Mike Carp reacted after he and Daniel Nava scored in the first inning.

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Red Sox erupt in win over Rangers

The Red Sox had 19 hits, including four home runs and 12 extra-base hits, in the first game of a three-game series at Fenway.

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// Even artisans make sausage now

Every country has its sausage and in this country the dish reflects both our immigrant history and chefs’ imaginations.

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// At Brewers Coalition, good beer and bar food

The Newtonville spot is light and inviting with a carousel pony riding high, 50 craft beers, and food that is surprisingly high quality.

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// Under-the-radar excellence at Lineage

This Brookline spot, which is the lowest-profile restaurant of Island Creek Oyster Bar co-owner Jeremy Sewall’s, rivals the others with which he is involved.


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Jacoby Ellsbury didn’t play against the Yankees after the Phillies series.

Ellsbury could return to Red Sox on Wednesday

Jacoby Ellsbury did some running and took batting practice after missing the weekend series in New York and could play against the Rangers on Wednesday, John Farrell said.


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Book REview

Among author Dean King’s characters in the Hatfield-McCoy feud, William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield was an important one. The 1890 hanging of Ellison “Cotton Top” Mounts in Pikeville, Ky., is believed to be the feud’s last death.

‘The Feud’ by Dean King

In his book about the Hatfield-McCoy feud, King delivers outsized characters, shootouts, manhunts, and posses on the prowl.

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Bitten by Uncertainty

With tens of thousands of people contracting Lyme disease in Mass. each year, the Globe is taking an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, science and testing.