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The road to the finish line

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Why do shrinks flock to Cape Cod’s Wellfleet?

Every summer, thousands of mental health professionals pack their bags and set off for the tiny town.

What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

Gordon College science professor Dorothy Boorse wants evangelical Christians to connect their faith with caring for the environment.

A rare ride, the bamboo bicycle

Erba Cycles’ Randall Levere turns heads with the unexpected material he uses in his South Boston cycling business.

Box score: Blue Jays 8, Red Sox 0

This is sports agate content

Jenny Lewis bounces back with ‘The Voyager’

Lewis’ star-studded “Just One of the Guys” video racked up nearly 2.5 million views on YouTube in eight days.

Experts call on judge to block Partners’ hospital takeovers

The group warned that the agreement with Martha Coakley to allow the deals is unlikely to contain rising medical costs.

Voters would pay for road fixes — close to home

Mass. voters are sensitive to whether their taxes will go toward infrastructure upgrades nearby, a new Boston Globe poll finds.

Unions gaining power in Mass.

This year, unions are savoring a number of victories in the state, including a higher minimum wage and protections for housekeepers.

Five faves at Newport Folk Festival

Don’t miss Jimmy Cliff, Jack White, and the Haden Triplets at Newport Folk Festival.

Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.

Trumpeter Sandoval celebrates music without borders

The Cuban expat trumpeter, bandleader, and media personality Arturo Sandoval is a headliner for the Summer Arts Weekend festival.

Demoulases should put threatened company first

The Market Basket clan could use advice from other feuding family businesses.

Rock stars they’re not, but gubernatorial candidates go on tour

Political tours help candidates garner media coverage for what could otherwise seem like just another event to hear from residents.

Feast of festivals in Greater Boston

A look at what’s on tap at music festivals in Boston, Cambridge, and Lowell.

Hipster musicians in a video masterpiece

Ragnar Kjartansson’s nine-channel video installation “The Visitors” at the Institute of Contemporary Art promises to be the hit of the summer.

Bang on a Can connects musical, visual works at Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can’s Summer Music Festival offers a series of programs that highlight musical links to parts of the museum’s collection.

Factory Theatre closing leaves small troupes on edge

Boston fringe theater companies are scrambling for new spaces with word that the Factory Theatre will close Oct. 31.

Insurers refund $15 million to Mass. consumers

Health insurers will return more than $15 million to thousands of state consumers through a provision of the federal health care law.

Relatives on campaign payrolls? New bill would ban it

Several legislators have used campaign funds to hire family members. A recently introduced bill, however, would prohibit it.

Spectacular realism at the International Center of Photography

Two shows at the International Center of Photography look at Latin American photographers past and present.

MassMutual launches financial technology venture capital firm

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is launching a venture capital firm to invest in financial technology startups that will help the company improve its primary insurance and investment business.

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