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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Blowout in New York is where Red Sox really changed their tune

Their 16-1 beatdown of the Yankees brought forth an attitude and confidence that propelled them past the Astros.

Mass. Environmental Police chief fired; review finds he spied on workers

Colonel James McGinn, the head of the Massachusetts Environmental Police who was suspended without pay earlier this month amid an internal review into alleged misconduct, has been fired, according to a state official.

As much as 10 percent of the general population may suffer from plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of a connective tissue in your feet, according to medical researchers.

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This foot condition is the new back pain — it’s everywhere

The condition has hit “epidemic” proportions. Why? Blame yoga and casual Fridays.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/RinaldiNorthAndover04.jpg In Merrimack Valley, all aspects of everyday lives are disrupted

A month has passed since the Sept. 13 natural gas disasters, and it could be at least a month before service to all customers is restored.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/a30d0b7919584dcb9ea2699d8c161c01-a30d0b7919584dcb9ea2699d8c161c01-0.jpg Warren and Diehl clash hard in debate

The hour-long televised debate marked the first time US Senator Elizabeth Warren had to grapple directly with her opponent, Republican Geoff Diehl.

Good Life

How to deal with a difficult roommate

You don’t have to remain miserable: You can get help resolving roommate issues.

By Abigail Freeman

Here are five steps toward resolving issues with a roommate. First one? Recognize you’re probably not the perfect roommate, either.