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08/08/2018 Salem NH - Samantha Chiodi (cq) get to use hula hoop at her Summer job at Canobie Lake Park. She is part of the Fun Squad at the park. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Reporter:Topic:

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Now hiring: teenagers (and anyone else willing to work)

After years of falling employment rates, the share of teens with jobs has been rising in a historically tight labor market where the number of job openings exceeded the number of job seekers for the first time on record this year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/0e77874ec01e4ffdaf4acedaf76b029b-13c50bee3c8547c48faf2ec5a7c73cb4-0.jpg Number of opioid-addicted women who delivered babies quadrupled in 16 years

In Massachusetts, the rate went up more than sixfold from 1999 to 2013, the most recent year measured.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Boghosian_traffic1_MET.jpg Can traffic be an election issue? Two Democrats running for governor hope so

The two Democratic candidates for governor, Jay Gonzalez and Bob Massie, are keying in on transportation in their bids to unseat Charlie Baker.

Boston, MA: 8-8-18: The Boston Bruins held tryouts for potential replacements for retired national anthem singer Rene Rancourt at the TD Garden. Sienna Gattinella is pcitured as she performs. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Wanted: someone with good pipes and a love of one song. Every night, before the Bruins game

They arrived at TD Garden on Wednesday night facing an admittedly Herculean task: trying to replace the Boston Bruins’ decidedly irreplacable Rene Rancourt.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1116jeff.jpg Challenging the Electoral College’s winner take all system in Massachusetts

A Harvard Law professor, former governor William Weld, and Al Gore’s onetime attorney argue that the Electoral College system encourages presidential candidates to devote all their time to a handful of swing states and ignore the vast majority of the country.