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The man was allegedly monitoring the Red Sox dugout with a cellphone camera. Major League Baseball says it’s conducted an investigation.

Jackie Bradley Jr. launched a grand slam deep to right that gave the Red Sox an 8-2 lead in the eighth inning.

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Once again, Jackie Bradley Jr. makes a statement at the plate

Bradley’s offense long has been an issue for Red Sox Nation, but he’s come through in consecutive games.

Celitcs 105, 76ers 87

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Jayson Tatum led the way with 23 points and Gordon Hayward played his first full game as a Celtic at TD Garden.


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The number that crowned Hayward a winner Tuesday was 24:37. That’s how many minutes he logged.

Mark Shanahan was hired by The Boston Globe in 2003 to cover celebrity news.

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Globe Magazine

The man who got paid to go to parties

The Globe’s longtime celebrity columnist looks back on 15 years of galas, premieres, and a sweaty chat with Anna Kournikova.

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Passengers on a whale-watching boat were stunned when they saw a massive 18-foot great white shark and another smaller one chomping on a dead whale floating in Cape Cod Bay.

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This Boston mainstay took the top honor based on TripAdvisor reviews, beating out New York City’s Bleecker Street Pizza.

Opinion | Marcela García

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The oil company’s profits support a government that starves its people.


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The provocateur Morgan mocked actor Daniel Craig for carrying his baby in a sling. Evans wasn’t having it.

Political Notebook

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Trump gloated about a recent court ruling in his favor. The adult film performer had sued the president.

In 2006, a Patriots player was almost pelted with a beer — causing Tom Brady to step in

The move in Minnesota angered Brady, who became visibly agitated, approached the stands, and yelled, “Bring it on!”

Cooking | Magazine

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Quick and delicious recipes from his new cookbook, “Milk Street: Tuesday Nights.”


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Use of space heaters is common, but they account for “vast amounts of civilian deaths and injuries,” according to Boston Fire Marshal Jack Dempsey.

Warren says she released DNA results because of continued attacks

“Donald Trump goes in front of crowds multiple times a week to attack me. Both of my opponents have made the same attack,” Elizabeth Warren told the Globe’s editorial board.

BOSTON, MA - 10/16/2018: Mayor Martin J. Walsh and others broke ground on the new Boston Arts Academy building. a $125 million project. (Demolition of the old building, across the street from Fenway Park, is apparently under way.) This ground breaking is part of a broader agenda by Walsh moving forward with a sweeping plan to overhaul the school system's aging buildings, most of which went up prior to World War II. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 17bps

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Boston plans to build or renovate a dozen schools

Among other proposed changes: a gradual phase-out of middle schools and the merger of several elementary schools.

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New technology would allow the transit agency to charge more for longer trips or during rush hours. Those changes could disproportionately hurt low-income workers, experts say.

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The Washington Post columnist went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

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Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.

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City councilors could not agree on whether they had the power or the justification to remove Jasiel Correia II, who faces federal fraud charges.

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Madelyn (“Maddie”) Ellen Linsenmeir died Oct. 7. “Our grief over losing her is infinite. And now so is she,” her family wrote.

Steve and Diane Trask with their son, Brayden, 13.

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Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

A dog dies, and his family wants answers

Steve Trask discovered his family’s pet puggle in rough shape at a boarding facility, and then things took a more dire turn.

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Attorney General Maura Healey’s crackdown on competitive electricity suppliers took a twist this week as her office sued Starion Energy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG-0123.JPG Woman killed in city’s latest shooting was not intended target

Friends and family said as Alicia Restrepo, 24, was the victim. It was Boston’s eighth fatal shooting in less than two weeks.

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The Ivy League school has been dogged by questions about race-based admissions for nearly 30 years.

Opinion & Ideas


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The Boston Public Schools need a dynamic, take-charge kind of leader — for the long term.

Special reports

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, September 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: gas explosions in Lawrence, 9/11 remembrance ceremonies, and primary elections.


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We go beyond just sharing stories: We’ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. We’ll share documents and data, and use your feedback to better inform our work. Join us.

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We’ve started an early-morning version of our popular afternoon Talking Points business newsletter. Try it out here.

Real Estate

How to prepare a swoon-worthy vacation rental

If you’re thinking of listing your home as a vacation rental, have a listen to what travelers say makes a space inviting and welcoming, and what’s a turnoff. For starters, amenities and cleanliness matter.


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FILE-- House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 26, 2018. Republicans took over the House in 2010 in part by ringing alarm bells about the deficit. The hole is growing again. The denunciations are not. Ryan will leave a legacy absent the signature issues that propelled his entire legislative career. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)

Republicans stop sounding alarms about deficit

The deficit has ballooned, a byproduct of increased spending, large tax cuts, and the rise in the cost of social programs.


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The Navy has tapped Dr. Carl Merril to turn phages into drugs to treat dangerous infections.

Love Letters: The Podcast

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In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

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Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.

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Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.