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Wis. win extends Obama streak

Barack Obama decisively won his ninth straight victory over Hillary Clinton in yesterday's Wisconsin primary, building an imposing delegate lead and extending a broad reach across Democratic constituencies, including many - such as women, lower-income families, and union households - that had been strongholds for Clinton in previous contests. (By Sasha Issenberg, Boston Globe)
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End of Castro's long era

Fidel Castro, bedridden for 19 months, gave up the almost unlimited power he has wielded in Cuba for nearly 50 years yesterday, but whether the surprise announcement represented a historic change or a symbolic political maneuver remained unclear. (By Anthony DePalma, Boston Globe)

News revives passion and bitter memories

The telephone awakened Aida Lopez at 6 a.m. yesterday, piercing the silence of her little apartment above her Jamaica Plain gift shop, the one with the "Parking for Cubans only" sign in the window. (By Maria Sacchetti, Boston Globe)
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Bay's bounty, sweet and rare

Matt Herr had a good day out on the harbor. It took five hours of towing and unloading dredges, then sifting through seaweed, crabs, and muck, but he had made his five-bushel daily limit of bay scallops. (By Bill Porter, Boston Globe)

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