On election’s home stretch, a debate with moments of tension

Brighton, MA - 10/21/14 ***NOTE: PHOTOS WERE TAKEN BEFORE THE DEBATE) Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker square off in a Boston Globe, WGBH-sponsored televised Gubernatorial debate with moderators Jim Braude and Margery Eagan at WGBH studios in Brighton. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: Cynthia Needham, Topic: 22GovDebate, LOID: 7.4.2959110362.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

The debate between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker was mostly polite but turned tense at times.

Ashoka Mukpo arrived in Omaha, Neb., Oct. 6.

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Louis Raffetto came to Suffolk Downs to open the 1992 season, after financial distress caused a closure for two seasons.

President Obama awardeds former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 20, 2013.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_masspike_39138.jpg No on Question 1: Keep gas tax tied to inflation

If the referendum passes, the amount of gas tax collected from each gallon would steadily lose its buying power.


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The measure would address the proliferation of plastic bottles and discourage litter.

Chandler Jones Chris Keane/AP

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/fire150-8453.jpg Fatal Lawrence fire was accidental, officials say

The fire that killed two young boys was caused by a failure in electrical wiring in a ceiling, a state fire official said.