Boston, MA, 04/14/2019 -- Members of the Florida Forerunners place their feet in a circle on the Finish Line as they pose for a photo. The St. Petersburg running group will take on the Boston Marathon tomorrow. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 15marathoncolor Reporter:

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More than 30,000 runners prepare to hit the road in 2019 Boston Marathon

The competitors are likely to encounter wet conditions, but that didn?t discourage some: ?If you worry about the weather, you?re just stressing yourself out,? one said.

Boston-04/13/2019 Boylston Street at the Boston Marathon finish line is packd with people as thousands came out to take photos before the Boston Marathon on Monday. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe staff (metro)

Dave Epstein

Marathon Monday will begin with rain, but it may not be continuous

Rain and thunderstorms are possible for the earliest runners and those waiting to start. But the chance of rain will lessen as the day progresses.


//[1].jpg A bike lane program to emulate

To their credit, Cambridge transportation officials show a willingness to buck old traditions and embrace innovation, and to keep things moving, safely.

Kit Harington as Jon Snow, left, and Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in a scene from

Recapping ?Game of Thrones?: Reunions and revelations at Winterfell

The Starks are reunited, but there?s tension in the air with Dany in their midst.

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, shown in the original ?High School Musical.? The new Disney+ outlet will be launching a scripted series that follows a group of students getting ready for their school?s production of ?High School Musical.?


The week in watching: Disney?s streaming plans, Beychella, and Iron Throne selfies in Boston

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert?s guide to the week in television.

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Globe Staff; Adobe

Opinion | Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson

How to jump-start America

Government support for science can create an economic tide that lifts all boats.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attends a news conference introducing a Green New Deal resolution for the 116th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.

Opinion | Edward J. Markey

The Green New Deal is more than a resolution ? it?s a revolution

This resolution has struck a powerful chord with the American people, and the demand for immediate action will not stop.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 14: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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A symmetry to Tiger?s fifth Masters crown, 22 years after his first

The man they thought never would win a major again morphed from a simple old Tiger to the Tiger of old with every swing.

New dementia care approaches emerging to support patients and families

At Hebrew Senior Life, a Center for Memory Health launched last week is part of a national push to rethink dementia care.

A KinderCare is opening soon as the Seaport District takes shape outside its windows.

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Seaport District starting to look more like a neighborhood

The Seaport entered a new epoch with the recent announcements that both a supermarket and bookseller will open in the coming year. Other essentials are in the works.

// In tight labor market, employers going to great lengths to attract workers

Companies scrambling to fill positions are offering higher pay and better hours, and loosening requirements for college degrees.

Landmark Properties recently agreed to invest in Tremont Crossing?s first phase: retail, an apartment tower, as well as a garage, museum, and central plaza (above).

Tangram 3DS

Finally, a green light for long-vacant Roxbury parcel

The list of uses proposed over five decades for this unused city-owned property on Tremont Street in Roxbury extends longer than the Orange Line that rumbles by.

Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 3 | Monday, 7 p.m., NESN

// Bruins battered Leafs to even series, now they await a response

The Black and Gold turned the Leafs black and blue in Game 2?s 4-1 victory. Will host Toronto answer in Game 3?


// David Price pitches seven shutout innings, leads Red Sox past Orioles

The lefthander allowed three hits and fanned seven and Xander Bogaerts drove in all four runs in the win over the Orioles.

Al Horford beat the Pacers defense to score 2 of his 10 points.


The only real opponent the Celtics have in this series is themselves

The Pacers ? hard-working but limited offensively ? are the perfect first-round opponent for the superior Celtics.

Adrian Walker

// Bringing equity to the marijuana business will take more than talk

Tito Jackson claims to own a marijuana business in which white businessmen have invested all the capital. That?s a perfect example of why equity in the state?s marijuana business is a mirage.

// Ilhan Omar says she has gotten more death threats since Trump tweet about her

??This is endangering lives,?? the Minnesota representative said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. ??It has to stop.??

// Fred B. Morgan Jr., decorated WWII veteran and revered leader on Martha?s Vineyard, dies at 97

Fred B. Morgan Jr., 97, who died April 7, was a decorated World War II veteran and a revered civic leader on Martha?s Vineyard.

// Negotiations to continue Monday as Stop & Shop strike stretches on

Talks between Stop & Shop and unions representing thousands of striking workers will resume Monday after the two sides spent the weekend in negotiations, according to a union spokeswoman.

// Steve who? How far Wynn Resorts is going to distance itself from its founder

Wynn Resorts is overseeing a modern version of the memory scrub. The target: the company?s founder, Steve Wynn.

// John Fish on transforming a construction giant

Globe reporter Janelle Nanos sits down with leaders in the city?s business community to talk about their career paths, work and accomplishments, as well as their vision for Boston?s future.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach?s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is?complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.


// Ground Game

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a fire in the Fens, the beginning of spring, Ice Castles in New Hampshire, and the annual citywide youth Spelling Bee.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn?t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// A study of cancer test seemed like a triumph. But data were missing

A study suggested that the test led doctors to recommend fewer unnecessary biopsies. But critics said the company-sponsored study lacked crucial data.