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‘Fishiness’ led to HubSpot firing

Mike Volpe was fired from his job as CEO.

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An executive at the Cambridge company was fired for using “aggressive tactics” in trying to obtain a copy of a book about the firm.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/T1-8739-4293.jpg Wynn offers to bolster T’s Orange Line

The move comes as part of Wynn Resorts’ efforts to win the state’s blessing for its $1.7 billion Everett gambling palace.

The Boston Public Market will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Boston Public Market opens amid crowds

Located at the MBTA’s Haymarket Station, the market is devoted exclusively to food and wares produced in New England.

Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna.

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Father-daughter trip turns tragic amid Wis. plane crash

Boston executive Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna, died in a single-engine plane crash while traveling to visit colleges.

Man dies after Worcester police use shocking device at market

A man who was shocked with a Taser-type device on Wednesday after allegedly wreaking havoc in a market has died.

Baker sets new rules for public records requests

The move comes after complaints that some agencies took months, or demanded millions of dollars, to provide documents.

BU bans chairman of white ‘conservation’ group

The group had distributed flyers calling for the termination of a black professor who posted racially charged tweets.

State splits leadership at the MBTA in two parts

The Baker administration is following through on its promise to overhaul the way the beleaguered transit agency is run.

The operator of some of the most successful horse-racing tracks in the country says it is interested in returning thoroughbred racing to Suffolk Downs.

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Major race track operator interested in Suffolk Downs

The operator of Pimlico and other well-known tracks says it is interested in returning thoroughbred racing to Suffolk Downs.

Is the skills gap real?

As the skills gap lights up teleprompters and fills editorial pages, a growing number of economists are sounding a sharp, skeptical note.

Boston, MA - 07/30/15 - (1st inning) Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) is congratulated in the Sox dugout after scoring in the first inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Chicago White Sox in Game 4 of a four game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Julian Benbow, Topic: 31Red Sox-White Sox, LOID: 8.1.2440736816.

RED SOX 8, WHITE SOX 2

Red Sox pound White Sox

Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and Steven Wright pitched seven solid innings.

Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval stretches before his at-bat during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston,Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pablo Sandoval answers questions about his physical condition

Sandoval, listed at 255 pounds, claimed he is no heavier than he was when he helped the Giants win the World Series last fall.

Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.

Boston, MA, 09/20/06 - John Hancock Tower photographed on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. (Globe Photo/ ) - OUTTAKE

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Goodbye, Hancock Tower. Hello, 200 Clarendon

The most famous building in New England will no longer be called the Hancock Tower — at least by its owner.

Foxboro--07/30/15 The New England Patriots held their first day of training camp at the practice filed next to Gillette Stadium. Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady during warmups. Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

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Tom Brady finds a safe haven on practice field

The Patriots’ beleaguered quarterback got back to football business as he tries to leave distractions behind.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Tlumacki_patriotstrainingcamp279.jpg How hard is it to permanently delete text messages?

Tom Brady or his assistants would have had to obliterate his smartphone to make sure texts were no longer retrievable.

Shirley Leung

Boston 2024 donors don’t regret writing checks

Olympic donors said a bet on a better future for the region was one worth making — and many would do it again.

Ground Game

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/paul.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

Opinion

opinion | Bill Plaschke

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/olympic-hearts-WEB.jpg Thank you for giving LA another shot at the Games

Thank you, Boston, for perhaps bringing the Olympics back to the only place in the world that is already built for them.

The Big Picture

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2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

About 6,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 165 nations are competing throughout the city.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bray-4682.jpg With Windows 10, Microsoft gets back on track

After one of the biggest fiascos in its history, Microsoft is back on track with its new operating system.

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Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it.

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With Olympics bid dead, who’s ahead? And who took a hit?

In the aftermath of Boston’s Olympic bid, Frederick Law Olmsted’s dream is dead — again. But the prospects for Widett Circle remain bright.