A ‘really difficult decision’ in picking Wynn casino in Everett

The state gambling panel chose the Everett casino over a proposal in Revere for the Boston-area license.

Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo hugged a supporter after the Gaming Commission awarded Wynn Resorts a casino license.

Some in Revere mourn missed opportunity

Others in Revere said they would be better off without the Mohegan Sun facility.

Adrian Walker

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Whether Everett just won a sucker’s bet is a question that may not be answered for years.

Opinion | ALAN WIRZBICKI

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James McHugh forced Steve Wynn to agree to a stronger traffic plan in Sullivan Square than the mayor himself was able to negotiate.

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The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/canobie150-10301.jpg Vermont father, sons indicted in Canobie Lake Park brawl

Three members of a Vermont family accused of attacking police at the N.H. amusement park in June have been indicted.

John Abadallah Wambere spoke about his experience in Uganda at the Boston GLAD office on May 6.

US recommends asylum for gay activist from Uganda

John Abdallah Wambere feared death threats and anti-gay repression sweeping his native country.

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Aaron Hernandez’s sworn statement appears to be the first time his voice has been heard in the Odin Lloyd murder case.

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Blackstone town officials said crews filled 21 biohazard containers and four Dumpsters to get the job done.

Books

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/LaurenBeukes_UlrichKnoblauch.jpg ‘Broken Monsters’ by Lauren Beukes

Beukes’s novel opens with the discovery of a super-yucky, interspecies corpse, kicking off a murder investigation.