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The road to the finish line

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Finish line

Texts and information by Jenna Russell, David Filipov, Steve Wilmsen, Patricia Wen, Geoff Edgers, David Abel, Michael Rezendes, Sarah Schweitzer, Steven A. Rosenberg

Chiqui Esteban, Javier Zarracina/Globe Staff

Chelsea closes notorious strip club King Arthur’s

The site of a legendary police brutality case has long been a kind of unofficial Wild West for Greater Boston.

Heroin deaths galvanize Scituate familes, authorities

Officials fear more fatalities before the region’s drug crisis abates.

Putin’s propaganda highlights need for public diplomacy

Public diplomacy emerges from a unique tradition of truth-based persuasion.

Auto insurance rates bounce back up

Despite the increase in premiums, the state says deregulation still brings benefits.

No accord to extend Mideast cease-fire

The Israeli military said it was resuming its aerial, naval, and ground combat because of Hamas’s “incessant rocket fire throughout the humanitarian window.”

Plagiarism incidents cheat students

Educators increasingly face a steady drumbeat of recent plagiarism incidents among adults, including two superintendents of Mass. school systems.

Health-policy renewals may bring surprise jump in rates

Inaccurate data has skewed estimates, and consumers are urged to shop around.

Plagiarism — or just banality that’s contagious?

The real offense is the oratorical pablum that our graduates are commonly served.

Fierce battle halts Dutch team’s bid to claim MH17 bodies

Efforts to secure the Ukrainian site with larger contingents have repeatedly fallen through.

Super PAC backing Grossman releases ad targeting Coakley

Martha Coakley’s campaign released a video in response.

Congress near deal on fixes to VA system

The deal requires a vote by a conference committee of House and Senate negotiators and votes in the full House and Senate.

Boston schools go too far with audio surveillance of school buses

Recording every word out of a student’s mouth raises serious privacy concerns.

Singular sensations at Newport Folk Festival

This year’s installment sold out before the lineup was even announced, drawing 10,000 fans each day.

For Israeli Arabs, torn loyalties amid fear

Tensions have risen since the latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants began on July 8.

38 killed as Libyan soldiers battle Islamist militias in east

Fighting between rival militias around the capital’s international airport raged on and European nations warned their citizens to leave.

US vows ‘minimal’ effect of migrants

In Mass. and across the country, residents have balked at the prospect of hundreds of immigrant children coming to their towns.

Judge overturns D.C. rule on guns

The ban did not allow people to carry guns outside the home.

Superintendents fail to set an example for students on citing sources

When offering platitudes, at least make sure they’re your own.

Touring with Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden looks to the future

A chat with Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil about the band’s tour with Nine Inch Nails, hitting the Xfinity Center Tuesday.

Antimissile devices sought for US passenger jets

Two Democratic lawmakers urged a government study in response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17.

Mother calls neglect report wrongful

The Boston health official was reported for possible child neglect after she accidentally locked her 11-month-old son inside her air-conditioned car.

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