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Partners HealthCare leader to step down

Gary Gottlieb.

Gary Gottlieb will leave the health care giant in 2015 to become the chief executive of Partners in Health.

 

With Ebola looming, a visit to the no-mistake zone

Dr. Edy Kim and nurses Deb Buonopane and Catherine Robinson put on extra gloves during training.

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, medical teams learned how to protect themselves from the virus.

 

Companies seek to benefit from Ebola

While some marketers seek harmless ways to make a quick buck, others deal in misinformation and profit off fear.

 

Coakley strikes a defiant note as polls tip

A senior campaign adviser said the Globe poll that showed Baker as well ahead was an “outlier.”

 

Haunted houses become more extreme

A happy couple at Spooky World in Litchfield, N.H. prior to its season opening.

Halloween attractions are pushing the boundaries, featuring scare tactics such as binding, gagging, and waterboarding.

 
 

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Newsroom planning meeting and tour of presses

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The Nation

 

Companies seek to benefit from Ebola

While some marketers seek harmless ways to make a quick buck, others deal in misinformation and profit off fear.

 

Two killed, several injured in Wash. school attack

The shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School forced hundreds of students to hide in classrooms and then be evacuated to a nearby church.

 

NYC ax attack was act of terrorism, police leader says

Police released this image of a man wielding a hatchet as he set upon four police officers in New York City on Thursday.

A reclusive Muslim convert ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, William Bratton said Friday.

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The World

 

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

Kathy Cirillo followed the casket of her son Nathan Cirillo, who was shot to death at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said.

 

WHO says vaccine doses could be ready for 2015

The agency warned it’s not clear whether any of these will work against the deadly virus that has already killed at least 4,877.

 

Turkish leader cites offer for Syria rebels to aid Kobani

Smoke billowed after a US-led coalition airstrike Friday against Islamic State forces battling for control of Kobani, Syria.

Syrian opposition activists denied there were any such plans, and Kurdish fighters reacted angrily to the announcement.

 
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Editorial & Opinion

 

opinion | Barney Frank

The liberal case for casinos

Everett residents celebrated after the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted to award the casino license to Wynn last month.

The guiding principle of liberalism is that in a free society, individuals should have the right to make decisions for themselves.

 

JOANNA WEISS

Martha Coakley bests Charlie Baker on early education

Martha Coakley greets voters Sunday in Framingham.

On this issue, the candidates’ rhetoric is telling — because it says something about their vision.

 

LAWRENCE HARMON

Hynes speech echoes in Boston

Boston Mayor John B. Hynes examined a map of the city in 1956.

There is hardly a major transportation, economic development, or infrastructure issue facing Boston today that Hynes did not envision.

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Metro

 

Coakley strikes a defiant note as polls tip

A senior campaign adviser said the Globe poll that showed Baker as well ahead was an “outlier.”

 

With Ebola looming, a visit to the no-mistake zone

Dr. Edy Kim and nurses Deb Buonopane and Catherine Robinson put on extra gloves during training.

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, medical teams learned how to protect themselves from the virus.

 

Hospitals vary on Ebola rules for staff

Some hospitals said they prohibit any employee who has been to West Africa from returning to work for 21 days; others don’t.

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Business

 

Partners HealthCare leader to step down

Gary Gottlieb.

Gary Gottlieb will leave the health care giant in 2015 to become the chief executive of Partners in Health.

 

Haunted houses become more extreme

A happy couple at Spooky World in Litchfield, N.H. prior to its season opening.

Halloween attractions are pushing the boundaries, featuring scare tactics such as binding, gagging, and waterboarding.

 

Coalition pushes for natural gas pipeline

Natural gas workers checked a compressor system in Milton, Vt., in September.

The group said increasing the flow of gas to the area would lower energy prices.

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Obituaries

 

Frank Mankiewicz, 90; was aide to RFK and McGovern

Frank Mankiewicz updated reporters on Robert F. Kennedy’s condition after he was shot.

Mr. Mankiewicz was Senator Robert Kennedy’s press secretary and directed George McGovern’s losing 1972 presidential campaign.

 

Joan Quigley, 87; astrologer for the Reagans

The day President Reagan was shot will be dangerous, Ms. Quigley had predicted.

Ms. Quigley claimed to have convinced President Reagan to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union.

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Sports

 

ROYALS 3, GIANTS 2

Royals take Game 3 of World Series

Eric Hosmer delivers an RBI single in the top of the sixth inning to give the Royals a 3-0 lead in Game 3 of the World Series. EPA/MONICA DAVEY

Kansas City leads the series, two games to one, and can put the Giants away the next two nights.

 

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Pablo Sandoval fits Red Sox’ needs

Fans wear panda heads for Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — the Kung Fu Panda — during Giants’ home games. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The Red Sox have a hole at third base, and the popular, switch-hitting Sandoval is a pending free agent.

 

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Zdeno Chara’s absence will test Bruins’ resolve

The Bruins already had issues on defense even before Zdeno Chara was felled Thursday Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis

Opponents will find the going a little easier in the Boston zone, and each Bruin will have to do his job better.

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G: Family

 

Stage Review

A ‘Magic Flute’ that Mozart couldn’t have imagined

Mhlekazi “WhaWha” Mosiea as Tamino in Isango Ensemble’s production of “The Magic Flute.”

You know this isn’t your grandmother’s opera when conductor Mandisi Dyantyis takes the stage in a white T-shirt and camouflage cargo pants.

 

Folk tradition meets experimental urge in Amidon’s music

Singer and instrumentalist Sam Amidon has preserved the traditional folk music of his Vermont childhood in fresh, unexpected ways on albums like his latest, “Lily-O.”

 

Music Review

Tovey and the BSO deliver a bracing Brahms ‘Requiem’

Bramwell Tovey led the BSO and soprano Rosemary Joshua and bass-baritone Bryn Terfel.

The English conductor Bramwell Tovey led the BSO in well-loved German vocal works by Bach and Brahms, with soloists Bryn Terfel and Rosemary Joshua.

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