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Big tab still rises at shut churches

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says it is spending $880,000 a year to maintain 14 churches that it has tried to close but are occupied by protesters, tied up in litigation, or restricted because of appeals to the Vatican. (By Michael Paulson, Boston Globe)

Fear trumps hope on recession

The Bush administration and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke agreed yesterday that the federal government should pump as much as $150 billion into the faltering US economy, but it wasn't enough to stem recession fears that swamped investors and added to Wall Street's losing streak. (By Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)

Report says shock tapes
destroyed against order

Top officials at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center destroyed videotapes at the focus of an investigation into alleged abuse at one of its group homes after being ordered by state investigators to preserve the tapes, according to a report obtained by the Globe. (By Patricia Wen, Boston Globe)
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Latinos test voting muscle

Thousands of Latino voters find themselves squarely in the spotlight in Nevada's presidential caucuses tomorrow, hoping to capitalize on newfound clout that could help tilt a state that went for President Bush the past two elections toward the Democrats in November. (By Maria Sacchetti, Boston Globe)
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