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Roger Goodell deserves credit for getting tougher on domestic abuse

The NFL commissioner’s new rules finally make domestic violence more serious in the eyes of the league.

endorsement | Republican primary

Charlie Baker for governor

The Globe’s editorial board says Baker is a creative manager who is committed to rooting out waste and finding new ways to solve problems.

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Who should pay for classroom technology?

The ultimate solution may be for foundations, donors, or tech companies to step in.

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Arthur T. Demoulas prevails, but with lessons to learn

Keeping Arthur T.’s allies and private equity investors together over time will require, at the least, greater diplomacy.

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Russian provocations should prompt EU response

It’s become increasingly clear that European hesitancy and mixed messages gave President Putin license to keep up his interference in Ukraine.

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Cease-fire marks start of real work toward peace in Gaza

For this cease-fire to have a real impact, it must open the border to food, medicine, and other civilian goods, while keeping weapons out.

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Gaming Commission shouldn’t skimp on background checks

The panel needs to look into reports that Mohegan Sun may have violated the terms of its agreement with a Palmer landowner last year.

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Clearing the way for justice

This week, Attorney General Martha Coakley wisely named a special prosecutor to conduct an independent probe into the death of Joshua Messier at Bridgewater State Hospital.

Eye on Market Basket board is clouded by stereotypes

Jason Mahon: Betsy Stengel fairly highlights Shirley Leung’s reference to Market Basket’s all-male board of directors and properly suggests that the body should have a female director or two. Unfortunately, Stengel doesn’t stop there, but continues with a misguided assessment that is based entirely on stereotypes.

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Boston’s break-out tech star?

Wayfair, which announced an IPO, is part of a growing hotspot of consumer-facing companies in the Boston area.

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Sofia Vergara’s meta joke unmasks a real issue

Many viewers of the Emmys took a skit that featured Vergara as misogyny and questioned whether she had let herself be used.

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Teamsters’ alleged slurs raise doubts about film tax credit

If taxpayers conclude that bullying bigots feel entitled to their tax-credit money, the film incentive program’s days will probably be numbered.

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New liquor licenses raise hopes of restaurant-driven revival

A law expanding alcohol licenses should give would-be restaurateurs a chance to pursue their dreams in underserved neighborhoods.

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Hamersley’s Bistro demonstrated how restaurants can revive neighborhoods

Gordon and Fiona Hamersley bet big on a still-gritty South End when they opened their Hamersley’s Bistro in 1987.

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Jaffier murder deprives Boston of vibrant presence

Dawnn Jaffier’s death evokes memories of other innocent Bostonians who were shot and killed under similar circumstances.

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NCAA rule changes should prompt UMass to reconsider football

The special treatment for the top conferences raises important questions for state taxpayers and the Minutemen.

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Income inequality: Walking the walk

It is a rare soul indeed who gives up a quarter of his paycheck so janitors and groundskeepers can get a raise.

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Long-awaited skate park picks up momentum

The unorthodox nature of the park and unnecessary fears over liability have slowed down this creative project.

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State uses its high-speed rail funds wisely

Deval Patrick is leaving the next administration a great opportunity to help western Massachusetts.

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Is squatting in one’s office a new congressional perk?

Legislators consider it a political advantage to advertise the shabbiness of their Washington lodgings; it shows they haven’t put down roots.

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Buddy Cianci’s crimes shouldn’t get lost in the marinara

Providence shouldn’t forget why the former mayor doesn’t belong back in City Hall.

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Federal science funding needs boost, not gimmicks

In November, voters should express their strong interest in restoring the historically bipartisan commitment to science.

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US proposes new rules to keep oil trains on track

The rules come after at least 10 notable oil-train derailments in North America since 2008.

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Curt Schilling takes on chewing tobacco

It’s time for the players’ union to honor Schilling and other victims of chewing tobacco by banning it from baseball.

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Beacon Hill needs more dialogue, less sparring on ramps

It’s time for both sides to come to the table, absent the class rhetoric and legal maneuvers.