December 10, 2007
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Oprah-Obama double bill largest political NH rally in recent memory
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- When Oprah Winfrey makes her first visit to Manchester for her first political rally she does draw an audience. Around 6,000 people...
Newton North draws concern from state
With a Prop 2 1/2 override request in the offing, the city of Newton faces new scrutiny over the management and price of its multi...
Republican presidential candidates tempered their tough talk on illegal immigration and praised the Hispanic community's family values as they sought to stem the exodus of Hispanic voters from their party during the first debate of the GOP campaign to be broadcast in Spanish. (By Michael Levenson, Boston Globe)
The death of Nelson Rodriguez in cell 49 is the story of the kind of inmate now flooding the corrections system: the mentally ill for whom prison is increasingly the asylum of last resort. The Globe Spotlight team dwelled in depth on his short life and sorry end as a way to understand why men like Rodriguez wind up behind bars and why too many die there. (Boston Globe)
Part one A prison system strains, and inmates die of suicide More from this series
They took control at a time of crisis, hoping to transform the way the state dealt with the mentally ill inmates whose growing numbers and desperate troubles had already overwhelmed the prisons. (By Michael Rezendes, Boston Globe)
Ten years ago, disturbing allegations about a popular New England coach began circulating in the small world of girls' gymnastics. Three adult women told the sport's national governing body that their former coach, Steve Infante, had sex with them when they were teenagers, and that an investigation would reveal inappropriate behavior by other coaches as well. (By Keith O'Brien, Boston Globe)
The leveraged buyout binge, which pumped $650 billion into the US economy over the past 18 months, is giving way to an era of reduced activity for private-equity firms. Not only is the number of deals shrinking, but also buyout executives are canceling deals already signed and renegotiating others at marked-down prices. (By Robert Weisman, Boston Globe)