DraftKings is legal in Mass., says Baker

The New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues skated in front of board advertising  forthe betting website DraftKings at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

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The governor offered a vocal defense for Boston?s most prominent tech start-up as it prepares for a showdown with New York?s attorney general.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung-5289.jpg New York shouldn?t treat DraftKings, FanDuel like the mafia

Declaring the fantasy sports sites illegal is an attention-grabbing move by a swashbuckling attorney general?s office.

This undated image shows a frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show


US airstrike targets ?Jihadi John? from IS slaying videos

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook says the airstrike Thursday in Raqqa targeted Mohamed Emwazi, the British man known as ??Jihadi John.??

Marty Meehan.

Adrian Walker

Meehan, Rosenberg need detente in faculty pay raise battle

Martin T. Meehan?s political skills made him an easy choice for president of the University of Massachusetts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Tlumacki_expensivehousingconstruction_business530.jpg Land costs, labor drive Boston-area housing prices out of control

Boston could end up stuck in an endless housing crunch, despite adding tens of thousands of new residences.

Political intelligence

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_bostoncitycouncilmeeting_metro062.jpg Political races at all levels signal voter discontent

Incumbents surveying the political landscape have cause for some indigestion.

Edward Sandell, Nicole Sandell, and Morgan Derita dined in time-honored fashion at Medieval Manor this month.

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An ?Irish wake? for a quirky piece of Boston?s cultural fabric

Employees and longtime customers are struggling to process the decline of Medieval Manor.

Students at the Susan B. Anthony Middle School  in Revere tried out the online PARCC test.

Call it MCAS 2.0

The state?s education commissioner recommended adopting a hybrid version of the MCAS test rather than replacing it.

Special Section | 2015 Top Places to Work

How does your workplace compare with these employers?

Being considered for our annual Top Places to Work list is fairly straightforward. But making the cut is no small feat.

Governor Charlie Baker in March.

Charlie Baker, GOP kingmaker?

The governor, a socially moderate Republican, is pitted against his party?s restive right flank in a battle that may have national ramifications.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blanding110615wynn2met.jpg Wynn seeks a footbridge to casino

Wynn Resorts hopes for MBTA foot traffic to its site in Everett from a pedestrian bridge over the Mystic River.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning is 3-1 against the Patriots with nine touchdown passes and three interceptions.


Patriots-Giants should be different this time

The Patriots should fear the Giants? More like the other way around with TB12 in Terminator mode.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/_F5T7366-001.jpg Bruins defensemen pay dearly for their mistakes

Two of Colorado?s goals came off misfired attempts to break the puck out of the defensive zone.

Over three decades, DONG has built one-third of the world?s offshore wind-energy capacity. Above, its Avedore power plant in Copenhagen.


DONG Energy has unique advantages in race for offshore wind farm

The Danish company with a quirky acronym for a name brings deep pockets and a long track record to its bid to build off Martha?s Vineyard.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/2015-11-12/Untitled-e1447368469245.jpg Draper, MIT, NASA test tech for better astronaut jetpacks

A new kind of jetpack that Draper researchers are building will combine ?control momentum gyroscopes? with thrusters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/christinevezetinskicrop-9482--90x90.jpg Christine Vezetinski, a consultant and ardent sailor, dies at 69

Ms. Vezetinski made a ninth-month voyage across the globe with her husband and two young daughters.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/03workplace-greentangerine06-5294.jpg Back Bay salon gives women in need some free TLC

At Green Tangerine Spa & Salon, stylists volunteer their time to pamper clients from Women?s Lunch Place, a nearby day shelter.

Television REview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/BAD_101_JD_0518_0948_adj_V3.jpg AMC?s ?Into the Badlands?: Choreography on the verge of mayhem

It?s too bad the story line and characters aren?t as impressive as the fight scenes.

The Big Picture

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Across the US, honoring veterans

Patriotic ceremonies and parades were prevalent nationwide on Veterans Day.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shutterstock_300484781-920x526.jpg Person-to-person cash ? can Apple make it pay?

This is a business that won?t generate a profit anytime soon, for Apple or anybody else.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/11/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/05020537.jpg Vatican puts 2 reporters under investigation in leaks probe

The leaked documents revealed waste, greed, and mismanagement at the highest levels of the Catholic Church hierarchy.


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