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Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday & Thursday
Spiritual Life Bible study wrestles with Paul's letters
Averting imminent school closings and deep classroom cuts, Boston will bail out the cash-strapped school system by giving it a one-time infusion of $10 million from city reserves. (By Tracy Jan, Boston Globe)
Sadr City, the Baghdad nerve center for the powerful Mahdi Army, is suddenly back on edge as the militia leader, Moqtada al-Sadr, and Iraq's government lock in a dangerous confrontation over clout and control among the nation's majority Shi'ites. (By Hamza Hendawi and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Boston Globe)
Some Democratic Party leaders are growing more concerned that the protracted, caustic fight for the presidential nomination will cripple the eventual nominee, and there are new signs they have reason to worry. (By Brian C. Mooney, Boston Globe)
MORE POLITICAL COVERAGE
When Carrie Alyea's daughter, Piper, turned 7 this month, guests invited to her jungle-themed party were asked not to bring presents for the birthday girl. Instead, they could donate $5 to the parents' organization at Piper's school. (By Beth Teitell, Boston Globe)
Like jittery investors scrambling to hedge their bets, selective colleges and universities are placing far more applicants than usual on their waiting lists this spring as a safeguard against an unusually murky admissions season. (By Peter Schworm, Boston Globe)