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Face-value tickets to ‘Hamilton’ in Boston? Not buying it

If you want the hottest ticket in town, plenty are still available through Ticketmaster. But be prepared to pay as high as $1,500 apiece.

UMass Medical School students Stephanie Bond and Neiha Kidwai conferred with actors (Jackson Royal and Lisa Piehler) portraying a dying man and his wife.

Toughest talk: Medical students learn to discuss patients’ wishes for end-of-life care

In the nation’s first joint program of its kind, the state’s four medical schools — UMass, Harvard, Tufts, and BU — are developing standards for end-of-life medical training.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_27BLS-1_metro.jpg Is the test for Boston’s exam schools receiving a failing grade?

A clamor to dump the Independent School Entrance Exam, key for entrance into Boston Latin School or one of Boston’s other two public exam schools, is growing after a Harvard study revealed it fuels inequality.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/27958499c5e64bdaa450e872542171e9-27958499c5e64bdaa450e872542171e9-0.jpg Nikki Haley to resign as UN ambassador at year’s end

Haley said Tuesday that she would step down, marking the departure of one of the few high-profile women in the Trump administration.

Replacement crews worked on a natural gas line on Wyman Street in Woburn on Tuesday.

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National Grid defends use of replacement workers during lock out

The gas utility has locked out more than 1,200 union employees since the summer.