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For students, does the lesson have to be survival?

After another fatal school shooting, we’re left to ask: What can be done? What will be done?

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Why stop at sports betting? Say, what are the odds the trombonist comes in late?

“Surely the technology is there to allow arts patrons to wager on how high the dancer will get on her next grand jeté.”

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As with pot, it’s time sports gambling was legal — and regulated

“Sports scores have driven the numbers racket for decades.”

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American imperialism operates at full force

“Our constitutional plutocracy never misses an opportunity to promote its mask of benign ‘global policeman.’ ”

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Democrats need to broaden their appeal with fresh leadership

“They need to choose leaders who represent a new, forward-thinking approach to solve this country’s problems.”

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7 a.m., and the drivin’ ain’t easy

“The editorial board staff must work from home or live within walking distance of the office.”

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Tapper’s graduation speech and Globe’s coverage take the low road

“This was not the time or place for a negative political attack.”

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One tax too far for Amazon?

“The man who’s worth more than $100 billion apparently thinks . . . being taxed $10 million a year to help the homeless threatens his business.”

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Nantucket’s workforce shouldn’t have to endure poor living conditions

“The problem in not allowing . . . the Land Bank’s proposal to advance is that there is no suitable alternative housing to turn to on the island.”

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With harsh light on Fire Dept., a more diverse Boston power structure weighs in

“The hidden takeaway from this story is the impact of voter registration and turnout.”

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Home sweet helipad — of parental advice

Beth Teitell’s portrait of aging boomers and their own helicopter parents hit home with readers.

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Progressives will need a galvanizing figure to turn tide in Congress

“Progressive views must be brought to the public by messengers whom voters can see and feel as real leaders.”

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He fled Uganda in wake of Lively’s anti-gay push — only to witness his rise here

“Lively’s place on the Republican primary ballot would set a dangerous precedent.”

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Those Lively voters have one cause: a more conservative Mass. GOP

“Many who threw their vote his way sincerely thought they were going to make Governor Baker a stronger candidate in November.”

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A dangerous stirring of Mideast tensions

The US embassy’s move to Jerusalem coincides with violent clashes at the Gaza border.

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Casino is at heart of Wampanoag challenge, and Obama was no help

“Residents of Taunton and surrounding areas are right to be concerned.”

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We have to be able to measure the impact of our school spending

We need “to ensure that state funds allocated for needier students are actually spent on those students.”

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The oligarchs have their eyes on the people’s ballot questions

“The Massachusetts Legislature doesn’t get enough done on many things that voters care about.”

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For many, forced retirement is more pitfall than pinnacle

“Those who are not ready to call it a career can be forced to suddenly reinvent themselves.”

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For women, juggling career and family can be a fulfilling feat

A book “provides evidence that women who juggle a career and family are actually happier.”

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Trump, McCain, and the war of words

The Trump White House is a place where cruelty apparently means never having to say you’re sorry.

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We can move toward a more holistic response in police calls

“There are questions that need thoughtful answers if we are to develop treatment solutions.”

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Ride-hailing services doing their part to ease congestion

“As Lyft’s share of cars on the road grows, the total number of cars on the road could come down.”

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State is on wrong path to improve Longfellow Bridge access

Bicycles, “unlike cars, can easily move aside to let emergency vehicles pass.”

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An antidote to the rude ravings found on social media

“How fortunate we are still to have a public forum in newspapers such as yours.”