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Senator Barack Obama scored an overwhelming victory yesterday in South Carolina's Democratic primary, injecting needed momentum into his campaign and capping a bitter contest here with Senator Hillary Clinton that touched on race, honesty, and the proper role of a former president in the election. (By Scott Helman and Marcella Bombardieri, Boston Globe)
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Throughout his 15-year career at Bain Capital, which bought, sold, and merged dozens of companies, Mitt Romney had chances to fight to save jobs, but didn't. His ultimate responsibility was to make money for Bain's investors. (By Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)
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A three-day hospital stay is one more detour in the remarkable road to recovery Danielle and her 13-year-old sister, Brittany, have traveled since Aug. 26, when Robert McDermott, the boyfriend their mother had kicked out again two weeks earlier, critically injured them. (By Irene Sege, Boston Globe)
In the midst of the snowiest winter in recent memory, Vermont ski resorts are being strained by a shortage of foreign workers who for years have cleaned rooms, taught lessons, and filled other seasonal jobs. The shortfall, caused by cutbacks in the number of work visas issued, is an unexpected consequence of the standoff in Congress over immigration reform. (By Jenna Russell, Boston Globe)