Voters split on charter schools, favor legal pot

A Suffolk/Boston Globe survey shows likely voters backing marijuana legalization 49 to 42 percent and splitting on charter expansion 45 percent to 45 percent.

10/22/16 -- Boston, MA -- Former Red Sox pitcher and Trump supporter Curt Schilling spoke at the #HerLiesMatter rally at Boston City Hall Plaza on October 22, 2016, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe)

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Elizabeth Warren would trump Curt Schilling in US Senate race

A poll found Warren leading Schilling 58 percent to 24 percent among 500 likely Massachusetts voters.

Dan Wasserman

// Curt Schilling loses control

The former Red Sox pitcher has been falling back on one particular pitch lately.

// Former BC football player dies in car accident

Max Holloway, the son of former Patriot Brian Holloway, was killed Thursday morning in Lutz, Fla.

21 Mass. residents indicted in N.H. heroin sting

Officials said they effectively dismantled the group, which was part of an “extremely violent and very organized” cartel.

// Mayor Walsh calls for more T funding after Orange Line woes

City Council President Michelle Wu and Councilor Josh Zakim also criticized the T after an Orange Line train’s motor overheated.

Suspects in Amherst murder arrested in Arizona

Two New Salem men are being held in Flagstaff, Ariz., after US Marshals arrested them in the Oct. 15 shooting death of Jose Rodriguez.

// Prison psychologist defends decision to treat DiMasi codefendant

Sharon Kotch defended the decision that will allow former Beacon Hill lobbyist Richard McDonough to be released a year earlier than expected.

Value of MBTA pension fund investments shrinks by $90 million

An audit of the MBTA pension fund shows the value of its investments fell in 2015 by 5.7 percent, to just shy of $1.5 billion.

Fight over burger brands sizzles

Boston-based burger chain Tasty Burger filed a complaint over Chipotle’s offshoot burger joint, Tasty Made.

BOSTON, MA - 10/27/2016: Pols have gone to the dogs......( standing behind the blue ribbon L-R ) The ribbon cutting included Boston Councilor Michael Flaherty, Boston Councilor Annissa Essibi-George, former city of Boston mayor Ray Flynn, Boston Councilor Bill Linehan, Massport CEO Thomas P. Glynn, Mayor Marty Walsh, Congressman Stephen Lynch, State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and State Representative Nick Collins. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), elected officials and members of the South Boston community gathered to celebrate a new dog park for South Boston residents and their pets. Massport made a commitment to build a dog park for the community and tomorrow the East First Street Dog Park will become a reality. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo

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New dog park opens in South Boston

Public officials from around the region, with some dogs by their side, gathered to cut the ribbon on a new place to play for the furry friends of Southie.

Twitter users are remembering Vine by resharing their favorites

As news that Twitter was shutting down Vine swept across the Internet Thursday, it didn’t take long for fans to share their favorite 6-second loops.

Alex Speier

// Is there a replacement for David Ortiz in free agency?

There are plenty of impressive bats available, but most of the best are righthanded.

// Ben Roethlisberger asks Tom Brady for his jersey

Roethlisberger made the request in an on-field pregame conversation ahead of last Sunday’s matchup in Pittsburgh.

// Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is too tough on Putin

‘‘She speaks very badly of Putin, and I don’t think that’s smart,’’ Trump said of the Russian leader. “How do you speak so badly of someone?”

// ‘We want someone who takes this job seriously,’ Michelle Obama says

At a rally for Hillary Clinton in N.C., the first lady said America wants a president “who we can trust with the nuclear codes.”

// Man arrested in destruction of Trump’s Hollywood star

Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Touch Bar is Apple’s new twist on the keyboard

Apple has replaced the venerable top row of function keys with a colorful touchscreen strip that can be customized on the fly.

Television Review

// ‘Good Girls Revolt’ puts ’60s-era sexism in its place

The Amazon series is based on the true story of dozens of female employees who filed discrimination charges against Newsweek magazine.

// Is this a photo of Bill Murray or Tom Hanks?

People want to know.

// The story of Rescue and Jessica, a dog, a woman, and rebirth

Rescue, the black Labrador, came into Jessica Kensky’s life six months after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Women & Power | Magazine

// Secrets of the top women execs

Some of Greater Boston’s most accomplished women share their strategies for success.

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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.

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Autumn colors from around the world

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