Harvard, striking dining hall workers make deal

Harvard University dining hall workers rallied Oct. 5 after going on strike.

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The university and dining hall workers who have been on strike for weeks have reached a tentative agreement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/composite.jpg ‘A big ball of fire’ meant crash victims had no chance

Two of the victims were cousins from the Cape who did everything together.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Berklee06.jpg Boston school closings are back on the table

A panel’s report on ideas that could lead to $100 million in annual savings includes shuttering schools.

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Trump said he didn’t know how much was spent on repairs, but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_warrenclinton6_met.jpg Clinton, Warren on the same page — for now

There’s a shared mood of skepticism between the women, who represent opposing wings of the Democratic party.

A movement is underway to remove Donald Trump’s name from three of his Manhattan rental buildings.

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What’s in a name? Ask these Trump Place residents

Some inhabitants of the Manhattan rental buildings want nothing to do with the candidate.

Northeastern to launch loan program for neighboring businesses

The university’s effort is aiming to aid women- and minority-owned businesses.

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The inventory of available homes is also falling fast.

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Jayden Smith, 16, was wanted in connection with a July 11 homicide.

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Ricardo Rosa’s community involvement in New Bedford includes teaching Taekwondo at the local Boys and Girls Club.

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Despite troubles, family stays devoted to public schools

To the Rosas, Question 2 on the statewide ballot would be catastrophic to public education.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-10231.jpg Epstein, Francona are together again at World Series

The men who helped the Red Sox end an 86-year drought had a complex relationship in their days at Fenway.

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Voters in five states look like they’re leaning toward approving such measures.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Marijuana_384700-8630.jpg Going high? If marijuana referendum passes, tax rate could increase

Democratic lawmakers said they are open to a higher rate from the 3.75 percent tax mentioned in the referendum.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/devlin.jpg Patriots didn’t run from Steelers’ defensive dare

Pittsburgh wanted to take the ball out of Tom Brady’s hands. So the Patriots called 30 pass plays and 25 run plays.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-11310.jpg Curt Schilling isn’t running for office, he’s running for the circus

Schilling has been talking about a Senate bid, but seems to be far out of touch with Mass. voters.

The Columbus Center project, which was slated to be built over this stretch of the Massachusetts Turnpike in the South End, could be revived.

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New developers could revive long-dormant over-the-Pike project

Plans for Columbus Center, a 10-acre complex between the Back Bay and South Station, has been on ice since 2010.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/buckner_game_6.jpg A moment to remember: the 30th anniversary of Red Sox-Mets Game 6

It’s a night that many fans won’t forget.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_HG4NQ.jpg President Obama reads mean tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An example: ‘‘Barack Obama, bro do you even lift?’’ Obama replied: ‘‘Well, I lifted the ban on Cuban cigars. That’s worth something.’’


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/615240532.jpg What does 2016-17 have in store for the Celtics?

The addition of Al Horford to a hungry core has created optimism that Boston, which opens its season Wednesday, can shoot to the top of the East.

Margot Chamberlain paused in playing her harp so that Lucy, the pharmacy robot, can pass by at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The robot brings drugs directly to patients.

At Dana-Farber, a robot roams the halls to deliver meds

“Lucy” is being developed to deliver prescription drugs directly to patients while they sit in infusion rooms receiving chemotherapy.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/614774514.jpg Rolling Stones are in town for a swanky shindig at Gillette

And, no, you can’t attend this Very Important Party.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tunnels1[1]-11305.jpg These secret tunnels run under the Mass. Pike

Millions of people have driven over the tunnels — and never knew they were there.

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

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.

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Downtown Boston neighborhood named to state’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Resources’ list

Every year, Preservation Massachusetts, the state's historic preservation organization, puts together a list of historic properties and/or neighborhoods that are at risk of being lost. This year, a Boston neighborhood is featured on the list.