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Bed sores, neglect, alleged abuse: inside the Bedford VA nursing home

The nursing home, where one resident died while a nearby aide played video games, is one of 11 veterans nursing homes to get the lowest possible score for quality and surprise inspections.

It was marathon Monday for candidates: Ayanna Pressley greeted a backer at a Labor Day breakfast in Boston. She seeks to unseat Representative Michael Capuano, who met with supporters in Everett.

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Candidates make final pitches in races across Mass.

Candidates spent Labor Day rushing from breakfasts to cookouts, and from parades to meet-and-greets, all ahead of Tuesday’s primary election.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

// The digital campaign: In 2018, the rules have changed

New technologies are often cheaper to use, leveling the playing field in an election year that features many younger and first-time candidates.

// Students with chronic conditions face a stiff burden

Just about any regular problem that comes with adjusting to college is amplified for students with chronic diseases. And colleges have seemingly taken note.

Norberto Lugo worked a bog with a cranberry rake at Flax Pond Farms in Carver.

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Facing a glut, cranberry farmers want to dump part of the harvest so prices can rise

With only a few weeks left before the harvest, growers are waiting for a decision on whether the industry can cap the amount of berries produced.