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01/31/14 - South Boston, MA - Vertex Pharmaceuticals - A bridge connects the two buildings that comprise the new headquarters at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently moved into its new two-building headquarters on the South Boston waterfront. Topic: 04vertex. Story by Robert Weisman/Globe Staff. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

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Shirley Leung

Salaries at this Boston company rank among highest in US

For the first time, we have a rough sense of what rank-and-file employees earn at publicly traded companies and how that compares to the CEO.

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With vast sums of money at stake, Massachusetts lawmakers seem poised to debate the issue quickly, opening the door to a range of potential gambling scenarios.

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Former White House staffers are finding their association with President Trump a bit more complicated for post-administration prospects.

From left:  Meaghan Downing, Rob DiGregorio, and Joey Bevilacqua, seniors at Medway High School, planned their strategy to get their “Senior Soak” target.

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Forget finals: As graduation approaches, high school seniors are sweating a weeks-long water war

Despite the current social climate — as well as pleas from school officials to put the game to rest — “Senior Assassin” remains a widely popular springtime tradition for high school seniors.

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Mr. Wolfe exuberantly chronicled American culture before turning his satiric wit to such novels as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “A Man in Full.”