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Newton mayor eyes override in mid $20-million range
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A wind-driven fire that started inside a nightclub undergoing renovations leveled most of a city block early yesterday, forcing scores of terrified residents to flee into the frigid cold wearing little more than their pajamas and slippers. (By Scott Allen, Boston Globe)
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Fears that the United States is in a recession reverberated around the world yesterday and early today, sending stock markets from Frankfurt to Mumbai into a tailspin and puncturing the hopes of many investors that Europe and Asia will be able to sidestep an American downturn. (By Mark Landler and Heather Timmons, Boston Globe)
The deepening feud between the campaigns of Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton burst into a verbal brawl during last night's Democratic debate, with Obama accusing Clinton and her husband, former president Bill Clinton, of distorting the facts on his record and Hillary Clinton charging that Obama has not given "a straight answer" on any position ... (By Joseph Williams, Boston Globe)
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With CVS planning to open dozens of medical clinics in Massachusetts, Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston and other critics have warned of inferior care driven by an unquenchable profit motive. But interviews with a dozen independent researchers, insurers, and regulators in other states painted a far more positive portrait. (By Stephen Smith, Boston Globe)