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From the past seven days
For the record
Bob Ryan's blog
The scouting trip
Pat Riley is playing hooky from the dreadful Miami Heat in order to scout college players. I'll bet it won't be as interesting a trip...
Obama claims luck, blood, nomenclature of the Irish
SCRANTON, Pa. -- It is hard to imagine a less friendly room than the one Barack Obama entered here Monday night: a tribal gathering of...
Senior citizen strikes back at "soccer moms"
In a letter to the Globe, a reader complains about the very idea that mothers would want to raise taxes. We called them Override Moms...
Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday & Thursday
The Federal Reserve could make one of the biggest interest rate cuts in its history today as it tries to jolt the US economy from a financial crisis that has so far resisted all efforts to solve it. (By Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)
Ben S. Bernanke is scrambling to stave off a global financial crisis, but the turmoil already is hitting home. The Federal Reserve chairman's extraordinary intervention to prevent the collapse of Bear Stearns Cos. on Sunday underscored the vulnerability of the financial system. (By Robert Weisman and Ross Kerber, Boston Globe)
Leading opponents of affirmative action are increasingly seizing on Illinois Senator Barack Obama's historic run for the presidency as proof that race-based remedies for past discrimination are no longer necessary. (By Joseph Williams and Matt Negrin, Boston Globe)
MORE POLITICAL COVERAGE
Governor Deval Patrick has repeatedly argued that the state should license casinos because, with or without state approval, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe will inevitably build one under federal rules. But, in reality, Wampanoag tribal leaders have embarked on a venture that is fraught with uncertainty, their hopes for gambling riches by no means guaranteed. (By Matt Viser, Boston Globe)
Boston recruiters were looking for educators to teach English as a second language, as well as math, science, and special education to address a national shortage of qualified teachers in those subjects and to help the city's fast-growing Latino student population, many who are not fluent in English. (By Tracy Jan, Boston Globe)