Online lottery could yield windfall for private companies

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Companies are stepping up their lobbying, putting themselves in a position to receive lucrative lottery contracts if this law passes.

The Trump administration

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A little-noticed provision in an executive order may have made immigration arrest and court records public for the first time.

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A draft of President Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same Muslim-majority countries listed in his original executive order.

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Senator Susan Collins has shown she is unafraid to speak out against President Trump.

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Swedes have been scratching their heads since President Trump suggested that some kind of major incident had taken place Friday.

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Chris Wallace cautioned the network’s viewers Sunday that President Trump’s latest attack on the media had gone too far.

Scientists, science advocates, and community members rallied in Copley Square in Boston today.

Hundreds gather in Copley to ‘stand up for science’

The Rally to Stand up for Science in Boston was a call to fight against President Trump’s efforts to discredit science and climate research.

The glowing crane near the Prudential Center was the idea of Richard Friedman’s, CEO of Carpenter & Co., developer of a luxury high-rise. 
Each light strand on the crane can change to one of 10 colors. The developer won’t say how much this light show in the sky costs, but described it as nominal.

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Glowing construction crane an instant but fleeting landmark

They could have left it naked, just another crane saluting the city. But the developer of the One Dalton luxury tower decided to create an instant landmark with lights.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_sun_met.jpg Thousands did not qualify for residential tax exemption, data show

Since 2010, the city has removed the residential tax exemption from 6,604 homeowners, according to assessing information.

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Police had to request X-ray equipment at the Peabody home to help determine an accurate body count, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/L.L._BEAN_LOBSTER_2.jpg Linda Bean once hoped to be to lobster what Perdue is to chicken. So what happened?

The L.L. Bean heiress has largely stepped away from her lobster business.

Roxbury Community College in 2013.

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Adrian Walker

Roxbury Community College case closed, but headaches remain

Now that he has been cleared of any suspicion of wrongdoing, where does Keith McDermott go to get his reputation back?

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A female engineer said her direct supervisor “was trying to get me to have sex with him,” but that her reports to HR were ignored.

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Supermarkets? Libraries? Liquor stores? Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s closed on Monday.

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Opinion & Ideas

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/17/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0221danielforweb.jpg Contradictory promises that led to a century of conflict

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has its roots in promises made by the British 100 years ago.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_moody-18_metro-4879.jpg A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?

Investigations

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20160923_SAMentalHealth_312.jpg The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Carl Yastrzemski celebrates winning the 1967 American League pennant. He led the underdog Red Sox to the pennant victory and the World Series.

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Photos: Remembering the ’67 Red Sox ‘Impossible Dream’ season

Inside a dusty yellow Kodak box lies buried treasure, the 1967 Red Sox season captured in 4,000 black-and-white negatives.

Ground Game

Ground Game | Analysis

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The president turned a press conference into a festivus holiday — an airing of grievances.

Design New England

Design New England

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The lush landscape around Andrew Grossman’s home and studio is a showcase of possibilities.