January 13, 2008
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When will it end?
It's now 48-5. Since Game 4 of the ALCS, when the Red Sox were down 3-1 to the Indians, the Sawx, Pats and Celts...
Source: Online Spin Enemies "provide a focal point for a cause," as Guy Kawasaki said in his book "Selling the Dream." But Max Kalehoff points...
Kucinich asks for NH recount, but he'll have to pay for it
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is calling for a recount of the New Hampshire primary, not because he believes it will show him the winner,...
Governor Patrick, cutbacks and the saga in Salem
As the city of Salem roils over layout notices, and other towns struggle with tight budgets, Gov. Deval Patrick told municipal leaders Friday that he...
Despite repeated assurances that it had Big Dig leaks under control, the Turnpike Authority has allowed the number of leaks to explode in the last two years and has been forced to launch a fresh effort to plug hundreds of trouble spots, according to an analysis of Big Dig records. (By Sean P. Murphy, Boston Globe)
Patriots 31, Jaguars 20
They are Camelot's football team, extending perfection (17-0) into the new year, one victory shy of playing in their fourth Super Bowl in seven seasons. (By Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe)
With a draft of her novel completed, Brunonia Barry of Salem wanted to find an audience. But instead of chasing after publishers - often a discouraging task for any new author - she and her husband took a different tack. They published "The Lace Reader" on their own. (By David Mehegan, Boston Globe)
Judges award custody of elders to guardians without insisting on the minimal medical documentation required by court rules; without asking about the patient's long-term prognosis; and without considering whether an independent fact-finder should conduct an inquiry before such a life-altering judgment is rendered. (By Jeff Kelly, Maggie Kowalski, and Candice Novak, Boston Globe)