Some home sellers in tangle over titles

Sellers of foreclosed homes are running into confusion about titles, but a bill to remedy this in the state Legislature has provoked controversy.

Jon Lester watched Tuesday’s game from the dugout.

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Lester scratched amid trade talk

Jon Lester won’t make his scheduled start Wednesday, with the Red Sox soliciting offers for him and the trade deadline approaching.

How much longer will Jon Lester be Boston’s ace?

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How patient will Sox fans be if Lester departs?

A trade of the team’s ace could put fans’ loyalty to the test.

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Authorities have not said if Abigail Hernandez knew Nathaniel Kibby before she disappeared last fall.

Kerry Rivers and Meghan Sullivan looked for two dogs on Donna’s Way on Plum Island before the confrontation.

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Two months later, brawl still captivates Plum Island

In the wake of a wild overnight fight on this quiet island, two very different stories — and a thousand rumors — have emerged.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/demoulas150-7991.jpg Market Basket board says it’s mulling its options

The board disputed claims that Arthur T. Demoulas was the only bidder in a statement that criticized the ousted CEO.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-8031.jpg Decision to sell is difficult for grocery families

New England has had several family-owned grocery chains, some of which have sold out to other companies.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/whale150-12788.jpg Whale watch lurches into overnight ordeal

One of the Cetacea’s propellers snagged a cable to a liquefied natural gas facility about 15 miles off the coast, stranding 163 passengers.