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Market Basket board weighs buyout

While considering Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer, the board also urged employees to return to work, promising no penalty or discipline.

Probation saga could be a boon for Charlie Baker

Republicans from William Weld to Mitt Romney have won the governor’s office by crusading against the excesses of Mass. Democrats.

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WEEI sports radio host Kirk Minihane was suspended without pay for on-air comments he made about Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews.

“I treat the people in my office like this is a family,” Marian Ryan said.

Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff

Middlesex DA under fire for management style

Critics say Marian Ryan is putting politics before policies.

The idea of the Cape Cod canal dates back nearly 400 years.

Cape Cod Canal’s centennial celebrates historic waterway

Simple maritime logic and topographic reality dictated the need for a canal.

Michael and Thia Philbin, with their children Mikey and Kinley, got a jumbo loan to buy their home in Wayland.

Rising prices, falling rates give boost to jumbo loans

As home prices in the region have soared, so have the size of the mortgages.

The Nation

Obama, presidents meet on immigration crisis

By Michael D. Shear and Ashley Parker

President Obama urged his counterparts to do everything they can to stem the flow of migrant children.

House OK’s child tax credit boost

Representative Sander Levin, Democrat of Michigan, said the bill “leads to harm” for low- and middle-income families.

The bill would gradually boost the amount of the $1,000-per-child tax credit by tying it to inflation.

Obama takes impeachment talk seriously

One of the president’s top aides said the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment.

The World

Israel, Hamas set a 12-hour Gaza cease-fire

Palestinians started a fire Friday at an Israeli army outpost in the West Bank during a funeral for three killed in clashes.

By Isabel Kershner and Said Ghazali

Israel, however, also signaled that it is preparing to broaden its ground operation.

US says Russia steps up role as Ukraine forces advance

A man looked at rubble Friday on the outskirts of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, where government officials say their forces have made progress recently.

By David M. Herszenhorn

Russia’s aim, officials say, appeared to be to stem and perhaps roll back gains made by government forces.

French troops reach crash site of Algerian plane

The wreckage of Flight 5017 was found in an isolated area, about 60 miles south of the town of Gao in eastern Mali.

By Nicola Clark

Officials confirmed the cause of the crash was likely bad weather.

Editorial & Opinion

opinion | Simon van Zuylen-Wood

Scott Brown’s presence is still being felt in Washington

Scott Brown and Mitt Romney stood at a New Hampshire farm in July, shortly before Romney endorsed Brown.

By Simon van Zuylen-Wood

Think of what we learned from his last contests.

LAWRENCE HARMON

New York’s ‘poor door’ policy reverts to old prejudices

By Lawrence Harmon

There are ways to build affordable housing without making people feel like dirt.

opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

Allowing ‘poor door’ a better alternative

By Alan Wirzbicki

New York’s approval of the project gives moderate-income residents a chance in a neighborhood that would otherwise be out of reach.

Metro

Middlesex DA under fire for management style

“I treat the people in my office like this is a family,” Marian Ryan said.

By Maria Cramer and Frank Phillips

Critics say Marian Ryan is putting politics before policies.

Probation saga could be a boon for Charlie Baker

Charlie Baker is no stranger to Beacon Hill.

By Michael Levenson

Republicans from William Weld to Mitt Romney have won the governor’s office by crusading against the excesses of Mass. Democrats.

Cape Cod Canal’s centennial celebrates historic waterway

The idea of the Cape Cod canal dates back nearly 400 years.

By David Filipov

Simple maritime logic and topographic reality dictated the need for a canal.

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Health care law debate heats up

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By Thomas Farragher

Business

Market Basket board weighs buyout

Board members made their way into the Prudential Friday morning.

By Casey Ross, Erin Ailworth and Jack Newsham

While considering Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer, the board also urged employees to return to work, promising no penalty or discipline.

Rising prices, falling rates give boost to jumbo loans

Michael and Thia Philbin, with their children Mikey and Kinley, got a jumbo loan to buy their home in Wayland.

By Deirdre Fernandes

As home prices in the region have soared, so have the size of the mortgages.

Market Basket violated some workers’ rights, lawsuit says

Daniel Sheridan is filing a class action lawsuit against his former employer, Market Basket.

By Katie Johnston

The suit presents a starkly different picture of a Market Basket culture that has been put forward in recent days.

Obituaries

Bel Kaufman, at 103; writer of ‘Up the Down Staircase’

By Hillel Italie

Ms. Kaufman’s million-selling “Up the Down Staircase” captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school.

Alan ‘Ace’ Greenberg, at 86; remade Bear Stearns into trading giant

After JPMorgan bought Bear Stearns, Mr. Greenberg was named vice chairman emeritus.

By Yalman Onaran

Mr. Greenberg transformed a small bond shop into the fifth-largest US securities firm before it collapsed in 2008.

Sports

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Erin Andrews

By Chad Finn

WEEI sports radio host Kirk Minihane was suspended without pay for on-air comments he made about Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews.

Rays 6, Red Sox 4

Red-hot Rays top Red Sox

Shane Victorino watches his solo home run leave the park in the in the second inning against the Rays.

By Peter Abraham

Evan Longoria’s three-run double in the seventh inning propelled the Rays.

Baseball roundup

Roundup: Mark Buerhle can’t solve Yankees

Forty-year-old Ichiro Suzuki and the Yankees continued their dominance of Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle.

Toronto’s All-Star lefthander fell to 1-12 aganst New York in his career.

G: Family

Boston father’s group grows

From left: Mark McNulty with one-year-old daughter, Molly, and Wen Farina with 10-month-old daughter Elena at Castle Island.

By Christie Coombs

The Boston Dads Group’s membership has soared from just a few initial members in October of 2013 to 130 members now.

Dance Review

A magical night with Mark Morris Dance Group at Jacob’s Pillow

Jenn Weddel and Sam Black of the Mark Morris Dance Group in the duet “Jenn and Spencer,” which they performed at Jacob’s Pillow.

By Janine Parker

The Morris dancers are, as always, vibrant of expression, both physical and facial, and the four Morris dances are masterfully designed and giddily musical.

Stage Review

There’s a lot to see on this journey to ‘Havana’

Ronald Alexander Peet (foreground) with (from left) Gordon Stanley, Julie Benko, and Jacqueline Antaramian.

By Don Aucoin

Now receiving its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company, “The Golem of Havana’’ is an eventful journey loaded with plot twists.