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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 Seana Mulcahy refers to new data from The Pew Internet & American Life Project that calls today's teens "super communicators." A "whopping...
The polls for the New Hampshire primary closed days ago. The winners are decided. Another candidate dropped out of the race. Those still running have...
Compare your town's property taxes
Property taxes skyrocketed over the last decade in Massachusetts. On average, property taxes on a single family home in Franklin went up 36 percent since...
The nation's first proposed offshore wind-energy project cleared its most formidable hurdle yesterday as the US Minerals Management Service declared that the wind farm off Cape Cod would have little lasting impact on wildlife, navigation, and tourism. (By Beth Daley, Boston Globe)
DREAM SCENE REPLACES THE NIGHTMARE
Many of the same Boston-area workers who spent hours sitting in snow-snarled traffic during the season's first storm last month took a decidedly different tack yesterday: They sat in front of a laptop, telecommuting from the comforts of home.
On the eve of today's potentially make-or-break primary in Michigan, Mitt Romney campaigned yesterday as the savior of the auto industry, trying to convince voters that he is the Republican presidential hopeful best equipped to turn around the state's battered economy. (By Michael Levenson and Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)
A Smith College applicant glued words to a Scrabble board trumpeting her attributes. A Tufts University hopeful designed a neon-green flower made of duct tape. And a teenager desperate to get into Harvard sent in a homemade chocolate replica of the school's Veritas shield. (By Linda K. Wertheimer, Boston Globe)