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Clinton’s N.H. operation dwarfs Trump’s

WHITE PLAINS, NY - OCTOBER 25: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with members of her staff aboard her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport on October 25, 2016 in White Plains, New York. With two weeks to go until election day, Hillary Clinton is traveling to Florida to campaign. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Just a few weeks before Election Day, the Globe made unannounced stops at six campaign offices in New Hampshire.

JOHNSTOWN, NY - AUGUST 19: Cannabis plants grow in the greenhouse at Vireo Health's medical marijuana cultivation facility, August 19, 2016 in Johnstown, New York. New York state lawmakers voted to legalize marijuana for medical use in 2014 and the law took effect in January 2016. Currently, five organizations are allowed to grow and sell the drug for medical use in the state. New York's new law only allows people with 'severe debilitating or life threatening conditions' to obtain marijuana for medical use. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Just say ‘yes’ on Question 4

Despite the proposal’s many flaws, the harm stemming from continued inaction on marijuana would be even greater.

// Flow of money worried Clinton aides

Before her presidential bid, Hillary Clinton’s top aides expressed worries about foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation.

Some snowflakes, lots of rain and gusting winds

In other words, a fall day in New England on tap for Thursday, the National Weather Service said.

Fidelity Charitable now ranks as the top nonprofit fund-raiser in the US

For the first time, the charitable-giving arm of Fidelity Investments raised more money than any other nonprofit in the country.

// Falmouth doctor files lawsuit seeking right to die

Dr. Roger Kligler asked a judge to affirm his right to die by obtaining a lethal dose of medication from his doctor.

// As his campaign flags, Trump cuts a hotel ribbon

Donald Trump promoted a new hotel Wednesday instead of reviving his poll numbers, critics said.

// Neighborhood Health Plan bars new members

Neighborhood Health Plan isn’t taking new MassHealth members after having lost $241 million since 2014.

// T replaces officials after billing errors cost $600,000

About 20 percent of the MBTA’s employees were incorrectly billed for health and retirement benefits.

// Boston condo prices hit new heights

The median price hit $913,500, thanks to the new Millennium Tower.

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yvonne abraham

In defense of the yoga pants guy

Alan Sorrentino says he wrote his now-infamous letter, the one decrying the wearing of yoga pants by women over 20, as a joke.

// Fast Forward: The Michelle and Hillary show, Apple updates laptops, honoring Vietnam vets

All the news you need to rev up your day.

// Now may be the time to dust off your credit cards

Banks are issuing credit cards at a rate unseen since before the 2008 financial crisis, and rewards wars are heating up.

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Will Somerville voters approve the most expensive school in state history?

The $257 million price tag would top the $198.5 million spent to build the Newton North High School, completed in 2010.

Love Letters

// She hates his work friends

I know co-workers will complain and burn off steam, but this seems more toxic.

// More towns are tossing out plastic shopping bags

Though a proposed statewide ban stalled this year, growing numbers of communities are passing their own rules.


// What was the real sound of the ’90s? It was wider than this.

Led by Salt-N-Pepa and Vanilla Ice, the nostalgic selection of hip-hop and R&B in the “I Love the ’90s Tour” more closely resembles today’s radio than the free-wheeling Top 40 of the time.

// Massachusetts ‘is where the heart of the footwear business is’

In a twist on globalization, many prominent footware companies are building up their brands from the Bay State.

Banking veterans Mark Thompson (left) and John Sullivan will lead the takeover of Admirals Bank.

Shirley Leung

Does Boston need a bank just for millennials?

Admirals Bank is being relaunched as a lender for Boston’s new economy with a focus on millennials, young entrepreneurs, and nonprofits.

Gulla was an Afghan refugee girl when she gained international fame in 1984 after war photographer Steve McCurry’s photograph of her was published on the cover of National Geographic.

National Geographic’s famed ‘Afghan girl’ arrested in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan have arrested National Geographic’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” for having a fake identity card.

Celtics season opener

10/26/16: Boston, MA: The Celtics Avery Bradley loses control of the ball as he is pressured by the Nets Rondoe Hollis-Jefferson (right) in the first quarter The Boston Celtics hosted the Brooklyn Nets in the regular season NBA basketball opener at the TD Garden. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Celtics-Nets


Celtics’ starters thought job was done, then had to punch back in

When the reserves nearly blew a big lead, Boston’s starters had to finish things off on opening night.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | L. Rafael Reif

// New MIT innovation hub takes on world’s biggest challenges

IT’s new startup support accelerator, The Engine, is intended to close the gap between transformative new-science innovations and the long trek to the marketplace.

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// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

The Big Picture

Autumn colors from around the world

Fall in the northern hemisphere showed vibrant colors around the globe.