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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: Slate The real estate bust has so far been confined to the residential sector, but Daniel Gross says "when the slowing economy is led...
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...
Newton schools chief: override would add $12-mil
A proposed property tax override in Newton would add about $12 million to the city's school budget next year, helping to pay for building maintenance,...
Governor Deval Patrick will propose a gradual reduction in the state's corporate tax rate from 9.5 percent to 8.3 percent when he unveils his budget next week, a bid to win business support and jumpstart his stalled plan to tighten what he calls corporate tax loopholes, administration sources said. (By Matt Viser, Boston Globe)
In a replay of a contentious scene that has unfolded many times over the past 20 years, supporters and opponents of the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center's use of shock therapy stood shoulder to shoulder in a State House hearing room yesterday as the Legislature considered sharply curtailing the school's controversial treatment approach. (By Patricia Wen, Boston Globe)
When Mike Huckabee took the stage after winning the Republican Iowa caucuses, the cameras zoomed in so far that they cut his wife, Janet, out of the frame. But tough-guy actor Chuck Norris, bearded and grinning in his plaid shirt, was still in the picture over Huckabee's left shoulder. So was Norris's wife, former model Gena O'Kelley. (By Charlie Savage, Boston Globe)
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In their first year without early admissions, Harvard, Princeton, and the University of Virginia received a record number of applications, a sign that their push to open up the competition for spots to more students may be working, the schools' admissions officials said. (By Linda K. Wertheimer, Boston Globe)