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Newport, R.I. 12/12/18 Fisherman Ted Platz tightens the bow lines on his boat, Louise, docked at the Long Wharf fish pier in Newport Harbor. He said that offshore wind turbines planned to be developed where he fishes, will put a strain on the industry. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

First major offshore wind project in jeopardy of being blocked

Lobstermen worry the nation’s first major offshore wind farm, planned for the waters between Martha’s Vineyard and Block Island, will transform the area and make it too treacherous to fish.

Senator Elizabeth Warren in November.

It’s been a rough few weeks for Warren’s White House hopes. Does it matter?

Elizabeth Warren is having a media moment, and not much of the news has been good.

Jamaica Plain, MA., 12/12/2018, At the Boing toy store, employees, Deva Jasheway , cq, on left, prepare to wrap and shif gifts. Amid the downfall of Toys

Toys ‘R’ Us demise has ‘created a monster’ as retailers scramble to fill the void

Owners of smaller toy shops are devising clever ways to compete with Amazon and big box retailers, after the demise of Toys “R” Us and with the arrival of the holiday season.

Hush money was paid on candidate Trump’s behalf, publisher says

US President Donald Trump makes a statement for the press before a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and presumptive Speaker, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the White House December 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

National Enquirer company is cooperating in an investigation into of hush-money payments made to two women who said they had affairs with President Trump.

Plainridge Park Casino's gaming floor.

Should Plainridge Park casino be allowed to have table games?

Officials in four towns are calling for an expansion of Plainridge Park Casino, the state’s only slot parlor, to keep pace with its Rhode Island rivals.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Rachelle G. Cohen

Can Elaine Wynn hold on to the casino her ex-husband lost?

Photo illustration of Elaine Wynn by Lesley Becker/Globe Staff; Adobe; Globe file photo

By Rachelle G. Cohen

Elaine Wynn now runs the company she cofounded with her ex-husband. Can she save its stake in the Everett casino?



Dave Dombrowski believes lack of activity at Winter Meetings hurts baseball

Boston, MA 12-3-18: Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is pictured as he arrrives for the premiere of

By Peter Abraham

Every time Dombrowski expects there will be a run on relievers, the momentum stalls.


Why Jackie Bradley Jr. represents a difficult piece to deal

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit .282/.349/.502 over the last 76 games of the season.

By Alex Speier

He’d be expected to outperform his salary by a significant margin — the sort of player the Sox are looking to retain, not trade.

High school girls’ basketball notes

Versatility a strong suit for Braintree’s Jeniyah Jones

Braintree, MA 12-12-18: Braintree High School basketball player Jeniyah Jones is pictured during a team practice session held in the school gymnasium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Greg Levinsky

Senior guard’s unique blend of quickness and strength will pose a huge matchup problem for the Wamps’ opposition this season.