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Gomez, Markey spar in second debate

Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey touched on a range of subjects two weeks ahead of the special election for US Senate.

Mayoral candidates have range of incomes, tax returns show

About half of the candidates in the race for Boston mayor earn more than double the city’s annual median household income of almost $52,000.

Raynham Park strikes deal with town on slot machine parlor

Raynham Park is the first applicant for the state’s sole slot parlor license to complete its mandatory agreement with its host community.

Judge in Bulger case rejects request to delay trial

After jury selection was completed, the judge turned aside defense attorneys’ request for more time for an investigation into a key witness against the gangster.

Pitching coach Juan Nieves and catcher David Ross talked with Jon Lester in the fifth inning.

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Red Sox lose as Lester’s struggles continue

Jon Lester allowed seven runs on eight hits and seven walks, matching his career high.

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// At first Patriots practice, Tim Tebow watches and learns

Don’t expect to see much of Tebow — he’ll be watching film and working to get better at reading defenses, his biggest shortcoming.

The spicy Italian sub.

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Arlington deli concocting its own history

Anthony’s East Side Deli only opened on April, but it feels like it’s been in the East Arlington neighborhood for a century.

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// In Needham, hospitality makes the Farmhouse stand out

The new Needham restaurant is a reminder of how much the front-of-the-house experience matters.



// Towers rise from Big Dig shadows

The Big Dig, the demolition of the elevated Green Line, and the expansion of North Station have combined to open a North End neighborhood to ambitious development.


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NBA finals | spurs 113, heat 77

Tim Duncan felt pressure from LeBron James in the second half.

Spurs are dominant in Game 3

The Spurs put on a stunning second-half shooting display that turned a competitive game into another laugher.


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