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Casino repeal activists vow to build on momentum

John Ribeiro, chairman of the Repeal The Casino Deal campaign, spoke of the group’s efforts at the State House.

Their SJC victory in hand, the opponents now turn to waging a campaign for voters’ support for the ballot initiative.

SJC allows a casino repeal vote

The court cleared the way for a repeal of the state casino law to appear on the November ballot.

Iraqi forces combed an area during clashes Tuesday with Sunni militants in Ibrahim bin Ali village, west of Baghdad.

Iraq retrenches to save Baghdad, Shi’ite shrines

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is ready to concede, at least temporarily, the loss of much of Iraq to Sunni insurgents.

Vertex’s cystic fibrosis drugs have promising trial

Results of a clinical trial raised hopes the treatment could be on the market by late next year and sent the firm’s stock soaring.

The nonprofit funder ArtPlace will announce a $250,000 public art grant to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which runs the 15-acre network of parks in downtown Boston.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Grants bring whirl of public art for Greenway

The Greenway is blooming with public art, with more projects and money to support it on the way.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen.

Shaheen support, ties to breast cancer research scrutinized

Jeanne Shaheen has signed letters since she entered the Senate seeking $150 million to maintain a Defense Department breast cancer research program.

The Nation

Shaheen support, ties to breast cancer research scrutinized

Senator Jeanne Shaheen.

By Noah Bierman and Todd Wallack

Jeanne Shaheen has signed letters since she entered the Senate seeking $150 million to maintain a Defense Department breast cancer research program.

Daily Dose

3-D mammograms detect more breast cancers, study says

Radiologist Dr. Paul Bice compared an image from earlier, 2-D technology mammogram to the new 3-D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis mammography in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 2012.

By Deborah Kotz

Three-dimensional screening is likely to be more routine over the next few years.

Three weeks later, Cochran edges upstart GOP challenger

Senator Thad Cochran held off a challenge from Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel. Cochran took 51 percent of the vote.

By Donna Cassata and Emily Wagster Pettus

Six-term Senator Thad Cochran grabbed an early lead over tea party favorite Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising.

The World

Nigerian extremists abduct 91

By Haruna Umar

Extremists have abducted 91 more people, including toddlers as young as 3.

Kerry departs Iraq as uncertainties remain

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

By Matt Viser

After a flurry of meetings with members of Iraq’s political and sectarian factions, deep uncertainties remain about the nation’s future.

Iraq retrenches to save Baghdad, Shi’ite shrines

Iraqi forces combed an area during clashes Tuesday with Sunni militants in Ibrahim bin Ali village, west of Baghdad.

By Hamza Hendawi and Qassim Abdul-Zahra

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is ready to concede, at least temporarily, the loss of much of Iraq to Sunni insurgents.

Editorial & Opinion

JOSHUA GREEN

It’s still Boehner’s game

John Boehner attends a press conference last week in Washington.

By Joshua Green

The conventional wisdom about the Tea Party’s threat to Republican leaders has it exactly wrong.

JEFF JACOBY

Lift the embargo – but liberate Cuba first

Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba.

By Jeff Jacoby

The US economic embargo is not the cause of Cuba’s misery. The Castro tyranny is.

SCOT LEHIGH

Coakley, Grossman fail casino test

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Treasurer Steve Grossman and Attorney General Martha Coakley.

By Scot Lehigh

The SJC decision on a casino repeal question is a big embarrassment for Martha Coakley.

Metro

SJC allows a casino repeal vote

By Mark Arsenault

The court cleared the way for a repeal of the state casino law to appear on the November ballot.

Casino repeal activists vow to build on momentum

John Ribeiro, chairman of the Repeal The Casino Deal campaign, spoke of the group’s efforts at the State House.

By Peter Schworm

Their SJC victory in hand, the opponents now turn to waging a campaign for voters’ support for the ballot initiative.

Councilors plan to vote down Walsh’s budget proposal

“Without modification or changes, I would not be able to support it,” Councilor Tito Jackson said. “I think it’s really important that we make sure young people are able to get to and from school safely.”

By Andrew Ryan

Some City Council members don’t support the mayor’s plan because of cost-cutting steps affecting student transportation.

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Adrian Walker

Longer odds for casinos

By Adrian Walker

Cianci ponders run for mayor

By Michelle R. Smith 

News Analysis

In wake of SJC ruling, Coakley again feels glare

By Jim O’Sullivan

Business

Vertex’s cystic fibrosis drugs have promising trial

By Robert Weisman

Results of a clinical trial raised hopes the treatment could be on the market by late next year and sent the firm’s stock soaring.

Manufacturers seek workers — but in wrong places

Despite its decline, manufacturing remains a vital part of the state’s economy.

By Erin Ailworth

There is a disconnect between the industry and the state’s workforce development system, according to a new survey.

Survey finds problems with supermarkets’ scanners

 All the scanners at the Hannaford in Saugus were found to work properly, but that wasn’t the case at other stores in Massachusetts.

By Megan Woolhouse

Some scanners malfunctioned, others were hidden in obscure places, making it difficult for consumers to find them.

Obituaries

Lawrence Levy, 90; defense industry executive

Lawrence Levy served the Kennedy administration.

By J.M. Lawrence

Mr. Levy launched Concord’s Allied Research Associates when he was an instructor at MIT.

Eli Wallach, versatile actor of stage, film; at 98

Eli Wallach with his wife, Anne Jackson, and daughters  Roberta and Katherine at a theater production at the Huntington Theatre in Boston.

By Robert Berkvist

Mr. Wallach was one of his generation’s most prominent and prolific character actors in film, onstage, and on television for more than 60 years.

Johnny Mann, 85; helped define easy-listening genre

By Bruce Weber

In the 1960s and ’70s, as rock ’n’ roll exerted itself as the driver of a rebellious youth culture, Mr. Mann represented a stolid old guard, musically speaking.

Sports

Mariners 8, Red Sox 2

Mariners beat Jake Peavy, Red Sox

Seattle’s Kyle Seager, left, is congratulated by Robinson Cano after Seager's three-run homer broke open a close game.

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox fell to the Mariners Tuesday night, 8-2, dropping their second straight game in the series and falling to 1-5 on their road trip.

Bruins Tuukka Rask, Patrice Bergeron win top NHL awards

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron won the Selke Trophy for the second time Tuesday.

By Amalie Benjamin

Rask won the Vezina Trophy as top goalie and Bergeron the Selke as best defensive forward.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

The LeBron James scenarios are intriguing

After opting out of his contractLeBron James has another “decision” to make. AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File

By Dan Shaughnessy

If James does intend to leave Miami, it will be fascinating to see where he lands in his next NBA stop.

G: Food

Magicians of the produce world

Chelsea, MA 061814 Glenn Messinger (cq), general manager of Baldor Boston in Chelsea, sampled arugula from Wilson Farm, Wednesday, June 18 2014. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff) section: Lifestyle slug: 25produce reporter: Kara Baskin

By Kara Baskin

Chefs can create farm-to-table menus thanks to distributors with local grower connections.

Grants bring whirl of public art for Greenway

The nonprofit funder ArtPlace will announce a $250,000 public art grant to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which runs the 15-acre network of parks in downtown Boston.

By Geoff Edgers

The Greenway is blooming with public art, with more projects and money to support it on the way.

Parker’s Restaurant is proudly past its prime

New England Lobster dinner with vegetables.

By Devra First

The Omni Parker House’s dining room keeps the past alive with Boston cream pie and “schrod.”

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Cheap Eats

Glenville Stops gastropub waits to be discovered

By Catherine Smart

Music review

Lionel Richie brings hits back to life

By Sarah Rodman

sunday supper

Recipe for bluefish pate

galleries

Ann Toebbe makes memories

By Cate McQuaid

Television Review

‘Taxi Brooklyn’: Park your brain

By Matthew Gilbert

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Music Review

Jamestown Revival lives up to early buzz

By Stuart Munro

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