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Red Sox Renew Push to Rename Yawkey Way Amid Monument Debate by BILLY WITZ


By BILLY WITZ

The team’s principal owner, John Henry, said the club would make a new effort to have Boston rename a street outside Fenway Park that honors a former owner who resisted efforts to integrate baseball. 12 more words

Jonathan Offt

Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home? Don’t Hire a Lawyer Just Yet by PAUL SULLIVAN


By PAUL SULLIVAN

Transformative mediation, which aims to resolve underlying conflicts, is one alternative to litigation. It’s even used by the United States Postal Service. 10 more words

Jonathan Offt

In Wake of #Charlottesville, Several National Charities Cancel Fundraisers at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

by Jackie Wattles, Ahiza Garcia and Jill Disis via money.cnn.com

The American Red Cross, The Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen Foundation all said Friday they’re canceling events at Trump’s Palm Beach property Mar-a-Lago. 269 more words

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Yawkey Foundation 'Disheartened' by Efforts to Rename Street by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A foundation set up by the former owners of the Boston Red Sox says its “disheartened” its namesake has become embroiled in the national controversy over racially divisive monuments. 11 more words

Jonathan Offt

Pink to Get Vanguard Award at MTV Video Music Awards by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Pop star Pink has been chosen to receive the 2017 Vanguard Award, MTV’s equivalent of a lifetime achievement honor for video music, the U.S. 20 more words

Jonathan Offt

Bruno Mars Donates $1M from Michigan Concert Proceeds to Flint Water Crisis

via hollywoodreporter.com

Bruno Mars is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. Mars told the audience Saturday at his show in Auburn Hills that he and tour promoter… 90 more words

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A Wealthy Family’s Battle With Drugs Laid Bare, but to What End? by DAN BILEFSKY


By DAN BILEFSKY

Sigrid Rausing’s coming book raises questions of whether the lines between memoir and voyeurism, family catharsis and score-settling, have been blurred.

Published: August 11, 2017 at 06:29PM… 6 more words

Jonathan Offt