January 8, 2008
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When will It end?
It's now 44-3. Since Game 4 of the ALCS, when the Red Sox were down 3-1 to the Indians, the Sawx, Pats and Celts...
The $299 laptop
Source: Datamation Taiwan-based ASUSTek is one of the fastest growing tech companies you've never heard of…yet. They make more motherboards (for PCs, Macs and Sony...
Obama greeted by anti-abortion protesters
ROCHESTER, N.H. -- At Barack Obama's last town hall meeting before tomorrow's New Hampshire Primary he was briefly interrupted by a large group of antprotesters...
Welcome to Lawrence's budget woes
More than 40 city workers were laid off last month to close a budget deficit. Then the outgoing City Council failed to approve new tax...
Spiritual Life Putting faith in a weight-loss plan
Five Iranian gunboats threatened US warships in the Persian Gulf on Sunday, racing within striking distance of the three vessels before retreating, according to the US Navy's top officer, who called the provocative maneuvers "extremely unprofessional, unsafe, and unhelpful." (By Bryan Bender and Farah Stockman, Boston Globe)
Concluding a five-day sprint to today's New Hampshire primary, Barack Obama told his supporters yesterday they were on the verge of making history, while Hillary Clinton, facing an uphill battle to avoid a second-straight defeat, showed strong emotions in discussing her personal commitment to her campaign. (By Peter S. Canellos and Michael Kranish, Boston Globe)
Sandy Brunelle, blown away by Barack Obama when she went for the first time to hear him speak on Sunday afternoon, described him in glowing terms: "Personable, positive, very likable." (By Lisa Wangsness, Boston Globe)
More on the N.H. Primary vote:
The decline in the dollar, plus a surging Brazilian economy, is making Brazilians reassess the hardships of living in the United States, apart from their families, in a country where it is often difficult to be an immigrant. (By Brian R. Ballou, Boston Globe)