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‘Pressure to work in pain.’ A quarter of Mass. opioid deaths are in construction

Construction workers, farmers, fishermen, and others employed in workplaces where injury is common die of opioid overdoses at rates five or six times greater than the average worker.

// Fantasy sports scores, winning legalization and a tax break in Massachusetts

Other states levy taxes on fantasy sports games, in which players can win money based on the performance of real-life athletes they select. But not Massachusetts.

// Jerry Remy says latest cancer diagnosis ‘hit me hard’

The NESN analyst was blindsided because his recent checkups had yielded good results.

// Amrheins in Southie up for sale; could go for $20 million

The iconic property on West Broadway has been on the market for about a month and is expected to fetch a pretty penny once a buyer closes on the site sometime in the fall.

// Even as donations flow, Third District candidates turn to their own checkbooks for help

Candidates in the Third Congressional District have put from $50,000 to $325,000 of their own money into their campaigns, a sign many said of their seriousness.