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From the past seven days
For the record
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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...
Clinton headed to Michigan to seek do-over
Hillary Clinton really wants delegates from Michigan to count in the Democratic race. How much? She's taking a valuable day on the campaign trail to...
Newton vote set for May 20
Newton voters will be asked to approve a $12 million property tax override on May 20. The Board of Aldermen approved the figure after...
Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday & Thursday
Governor Deval Patrick, appearing at a long-awaited hearing on his landmark casino proposal, mounted a last-ditch effort yesterday to stave off a major defeat, pleading with lawmakers to change, not kill, his plan to boost the economy with legalized gambling. (By Matt Viser, Boston Globe)
Elected 15 times to represent the North End, DiMasi is beloved by many as a friend and champion of the Italian-American neighborhood. But his opposition to casinos is straining the long and close relationship. In the North End, some residents said they enjoy gambling and wish they could do so closer to Boston. (By Michael Levenson, Boston Globe)
In response to calls to condemn provocative sermons by his former pastor, Barack Obama yesterday delivered one of his own: a frank reflection on the problems of race in America that rejected the minister's words but also drew a broader personal and historical context in which to read them. (By Sasha Issenberg, Boston Globe)
Three years ago, when Massachusetts' largest Protestant denomination was looking for a highly regarded preacher to headline its annual meeting, the organizers chose one of the biggest names in their world: the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. (By Michael Paulson, Boston Globe)
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Bowdoin Street sits just a few blocks from Beacon Hill, not far from the city's gold domed State House and some of Boston's toniest zip codes. A different Bowdoin Street crosses the heart of Dorchester, six miles away in a neighborhood plagued by gun violence. (By Megan Woolhouse, Boston Globe)