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Salvatore DiMasi has rare form of cancer

The former House speaker has been diagnosed with cancer in his tongue and lymph nodes, his family confirmed Friday, but it’s unclear where he will be treated.

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Schilling’s firm made a $1.1 million payment Friday, clearing the way for the company to receive millions of dollars in additional aid under R.I.’s film tax credit program.

A firm hand at the helm of Democrats’ convention

Stephen J. Kerrigan, a veteran Massachusetts political operative, is tackling the biggest challenge of his career.

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Losses mount for Red Sox season ticket holders

In the wake of the Sox’ collapse last fall, their last-place standing, and on-going excitement gap, financially and socially, season ticket holders’ currency has plummeted.

Facebook’s hot start turns tepid

Facebook shares climbed to $45 in early going on the Nasdaq Stock Market, only to fall quickly and end the day at $38.23, up just six-tenths of a percent.