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A memorial for Capital Gazette sports writer John McNamara was displayed at a seat in the press box before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angeles Angels on Friday in Baltimore.

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Fears of violence unsettle newsrooms

Dealing with disgruntled individuals is a familiar part of any reporter’s job, but those unsettling encounters suddenly felt more threatening after Thursday’s fatal newsroom shooting.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AFP_13P1XN.jpg As gender pay law kicks in, companies scrutinize wages

Even companies long mindful of the wage gap are finding disparities as they seek to comply with the July 1 law.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_northendstarbucks1_met.jpg Starbucks takes shots over plan to open in the North End

Local business owners are speaking out against the addition of a Starbucks at the “gateway to the North End.”

Mandatory Credit: Photo by MIKE NELSON/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9728161h) Demonstrators hold a banner that reads 'Abolish ICE' as they rallied outside the Biltmore Hotel to protest against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Trump administration's policies on immigration and the separation of children from their parents at the border in Los Angeles, California, USA, 26 June 2018. Sessions addressed the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation's annual luncheon meeting at the Biltmore Hotel. Demonstrators rally against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Trump administration's policies on immigration and the separation of children from their parents at the border, Los Angeles, USA - 26 Jun 2018

Trump’s immigration crackdown gives the left a rallying cry: ‘Abolish ICE’

A growing number of liberal Democrats, in and out of Congress, are seizing on a simple, hashtag-ready message.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/27courtreporterspic06.jpg Era comes to an end as state ends its use of court reporters

The Massachusetts Trial Court is doing away with official court reporters on June 30.