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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_compost5_met.jpg Something’s rotting in Cambridge, and it’s all good

Cambridge’s citywide composting offers clues as Massachusetts seeks to reduce the amount of trash going into landfills. The state has fallen behind its goals.

Primaries 2018: Governor

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/dtlumacki_gonzalez_metro04.jpg From gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez, a promise to be bold

In these cynical times, the Democrat’s political style can be described as aggressively earnest.

Primaries 2018: Governor

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_080218_Massie_807x.jpg Bob Massie brings a progressive agenda, eclectic background

The 1994 Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is looking to pull off a political resurrection.

3 dead, including gunman, in Jacksonville shooting

Officials still don’t know the motive of David Katz, who killed two people and injured nine, before fatally shooting himself at a video game tournament in Florida.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/71f08c57d2554c4dbcbc1857df42fdf1-71f08c57d2554c4dbcbc1857df42fdf1-0.jpg Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

Simon’s laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” ‘‘Barefoot in the Park” and his “Brighton Beach” plays dominated Broadway for decades.