Office dogs, yoga classes ? welcome to the modern Mass. factory

After a prolonged period of little or no growth, Massachusetts has emerged as a leader in advanced manufacturing.

// Jonathan Bush steps down from athenahealth

Jeff Immelt, the former General Electric chief executive who has been leading athenahealth?s board, will become executive chairman.

// Sister of Springfield victim wonders who sent last texts she got from sibling

A grieving sister of one of the three women found dead at a Springfield home believes an impostor sent the final text messages from her sibling.

// Child rapist on verge of being released now facing charges of indecent exposure

Convicted child rapist Wayne Chapman, on the verge of being released after 40 years, is now facing sexual misconduct charges for actions he took while still a prisoner.

// Melania Trump to attend first public event outside White House in nearly a month

Melania Trump will join the president for a hurricane briefing at FEMA headquarters. Meanwhile, President Trump blasted the media over online speculation over her absence.

// Giuliani says Mueller?s team is trying to frame Trump

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said special counsel Robert Mueller?s team is ?trying very, very hard to frame? President Donald Trump.

Kai Leigh Harriott was paralyzed when she was 3 years old. This week, she?ll graduate from high school.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

?She was always a fighter?: Kai Harriott?s latest achievement

Harriott was paralyzed from the chest down after being struck by a stray bullet when she was 3. Now, as she finishes high school, she is moving forward.

// State Police OT pay probe draws in 7 more troopers

These troopers will remain on active duty while the department reviews their cases further, a spokesman said.

Former editor says she does not know date of text exchange at center of legal dispute

A former editor asserted in court filings that the Globe is trying to intimidate and silence her after she accused editor Brian McGrory of sending an inappropriate text message.

Boston, MA: 3/26/2018: In the early afternoon, people arriving at the Registry of Motor Vehicles office on Blackstone Street were being informed that their estimated wait time would be four hours. This is part of the line they waited in to get their number, then they would go into the waiting area and wait to have their number called. The large crowds were due to the implementation of the new Real ID driver's license system. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Shirley Leung

Happy birthday to me: 3½ hours at the RMV

I can live with an hour in line, but 3½ hours? C?mon, I could have flown to Chicago in that amount of time.

// Jalen Beeks to start for Red Sox on Thursday

Lefthander Jalen Beeks, making his major league debut tomorrow, was a 12th-round pick out of Arkansas in 2014.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// We saw the return of the knuckleballer at Fenway on Tuesday

Steven Wright has emerged from his troubles happy to have his life and career back to normal.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/05/ Everybody?s yelling, nobody?s hearing about the anthem

President Trump declared another victory by disinviting the Eagles, but the entire debate is falling on deaf ears.

// Bill Russell offers support for Philadelphia Eagles

The Celtics legend said the best thing to happen to the team since winning the Super Bowl was the canceled White House ceremony.

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Renée Graham

You can read the white rage in their MAGA hats

Yes, some white youths really were wearing them at the National Museum of African American History & Culture.

Judge Aaron Persky posed for a photo with a sign opposing his recall.

Judge who sentenced Brock Turner recalled amid #MeToo movement

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced a former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault to six months in jail instead of a long prison term.

// We now know how Trump reacted when Tom Brady skipped the Patriots? White House visit

President Trump was ?angry,? The Washington Post reported, and ?worried that Brady?s absence would reflect poorly on him.?

// North End restaurateurs to open Italian spot at Everett casino

Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano?s Fratelli will seat 135 people, casino owner Wynn Resorts said.

// Facebook to fund original news shows from ABC, CNN, others

Facebook said the shows will be original and exclusive to the platform, rather than adapting TV programs from elsewhere for a Facebook audience.

// Lexington biotech wins approval for a drug everyone hopes is never needed

Partner Therapeutics? Leukine would be used to treat radiation poisoning in the event of a nuclear attack.


// A very, very, very costly smudged postmark

Wendy Dodek missed the deadline to invest in her IRA because the smudged postmark from the post office was illegible, Fidelity says. At stake: a $6,500 deposit.

// Keeping the spirit alive at Somerville?s Spoke Wine Bar

What Felisha Foster created in the years before her death from ALS was something special.

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// Smarter Cities, Smarter Skills

A Boston Globe event series on how technology and the tech economy are reshaping our world.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Kerry Kennedy

// What RFK discovered is still true: Our best hope is with our youth

Kerry Kennedy recalls how her father looked to young people for inspiration.


// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, ?Eat. Drink. Eat some more,? gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

Real Estate

Recent home sales west of Boston (June 6)

ACTON: 6 Palmer Lane #6; Condominium Condo/Apt, built in 2000, 3,765 square feet, 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, on 22,010-square-foot lot.


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