BOSTON

Donnie Gardiner doesn’t like to waste time. Not with the Red Sox home opener fast approaching.

After offering a quick greeting at Gate D — “C’mon in. Welcome to Fenway Park,” he says — he rushes off to the visitors’ clubhouse. Gardiner walks and talks.

“We have city inspections we have to worry about,” he says. “We have construction we have to finish up. We have just all kinds of things going on right now.”

The Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett is seen from Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts.
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Fighting to retain its Boston-area casino license, Wynn Resorts executives on Wednesday detailed changes in the company's governance and policies, adjustments made in the wake of a litany of sexual misconduct allegations against former founder and CEO Steve Wynn.

Fenway Park in Boston.
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The World Champion Boston Red Sox will begin defending their title Thursday night in Seattle against the Mariners. And there are a lot of familiar faces on this year's roster.

Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Updated at 4:05 p.m.

A woman suing Harvard University over portraits of two 19th-century slaves says she hopes her lawsuit sparks a national reckoning with its history of racism. 

Joaquin Oliver was 17 when he died in Parkland, Florida just over a year ago.

He was killed among 16 others killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by a young man armed with an assault rifle made by a Massachusetts company: Smith & Wesson.

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