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Wayfair goes public, will start trading Thursday

The Boston-based online retailer priced its shares at $29, giving Wayfair a market cap of $2.4 billion.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/C58C2195.jpg Coakley camp summons Democratic strategists

Consultants will gather to discuss the gubernatorial race with Martha Coakley’s campaign leadership.

Displaced Dorchester residents sue National Grid

Residents displaced by a home explosion are accusing the utility of negligence for failing to address reported gas leaks and odors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/service.jpg Amid recent lapses, Secret Service director resigns

President Obama concluded that new leadership was needed at the agency, a White House spokesman said.

Traffic moved past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Dallas Ebola patient was initially sent home from hospital

The patient had told health care workers he was visiting from Liberia, but that information was not widely shared, an official said.

Dustin Pedroia batted .278 with seven home runs in 135 games in 2014 before missing the end of the season with a thumb injury.

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Paul Swydan | Statistically Thinking

What do stats project for Dustin Pedroia’s future?

Hitter aging curves developed by FanGraphs offer a glimpse of what may lie ahead for the Red Sox’ second baseman.

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell, left, and general manager Ben Cherington have big decisions to make about their roster.

Which free agents fit the Red Sox’ needs?

The Red Sox need at least two starting pitchers and, ideally, a third baseman and catcher who bat lefthanded.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) celebrates with wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12) after Dalton scored on an 18-yard pass reception from Sanu in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

Bengals will be a tough test for the Patriots

The Bengals are one of only two undefeated teams left in the NFL at 3-0.

At Bastille Kitchen (clockwise, from top): egg and Gruyere-topped crouton on onion soup; pork chop au poivre; octopus with chile oil, burnt lime, and radish slaw.

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Bastille Kitchen is not Julia Child’s French bistro

Fort Point’s Bastille Kitchen serves modernized French fare, for better and worse.

Horses rounded the track at Suffolk Downs last year.

Group seeks to bring racing back to Suffolk Downs in 2015

A group representing horse owners and trainers filed a “placeholder” application to bring racing back next year.

Double Shot

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/JoeyKramer(4)%20(1)-4754--90x90.jpg Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is Rockin’ & Roastin’

Kramer launched a new coffee company and recently began distributing it in single-serving cups for the Keurig.