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Winter heating costs
A heating season with record oil prices is almost over. Do you have money left? How have you coped? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to share your thoughts.
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Surging cellphone bills
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Ever been solicited?
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Do you gamble?Are you a regular at casinos? Would you let a photographer and reporter hang around on a visit and interview you at home? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the quirky, odd, or just plain interesting jobs in Massachusetts? Tell us about someone whose job makes you envious, inspired, or perplexed.
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Tales from the City
The Globe Magazine is seeking anecdotes about life in Boston. They can be simple, funny, touching, baffling -- anything, really. If you have one, please share your tale.
Do you have a business etiquette question? Submit it to Business Columnist Peter Post.
From the past seven days
For the record
Bob Ryan's blog
There are many types of columns. One hardy perennial is what I call the push-the-button column. What this means is that there are columns...
Chelsea Clinton: Mom would be better
Chelsea Clinton said in public today what she told a voter privately in South Carolina in January: She believes her mom Hillary Clinton would be...
Shrewsbury readies tax hike request
The town's voters have rejected past increases. But the leadership is trying again. Shrewsbury voters will again be asked to approve a $1.5 million...
Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday & Thursday
Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers yesterday to lay down their arms and end six days of clashes against US and Iraqi forces if the government agrees to release detainees and give amnesty to Sadr's fighters, among other demands. (By Sholnn Freeman and Sudarsan Raghavan, Boston Globe)
The nation's largest cigarette maker has paid for scientific research at four Massachusetts universities since 2000, a practice that critics of the tobacco industry liken to the Mafia underwriting crime fighting. (By Stephen Smith, Boston Globe)
In recent weeks, concerns about pollution at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing have grabbed international headlines, especially in light of comments by Ethiopian distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie. (By Shira Springer, Boston Globe)
The Fire Department is deeply divided in a bitter war over its future. Fire Commissioner Roderick J. Fraser Jr. is attempting to impose long-sought reforms including random drug and alcohol testing of firefighters. But the powerful union is resisting and has turned the effort against Fraser, calling him an enemy of the rank-and-file. (By Donovan Slack, Boston Globe)
Hillary Clinton's campaign has presented Pennsylvania's primary as a repeat performance of her Ohio victory earlier this month, in which a hard line on free trade helped Clinton claim bona fides on economic issues and forge an emotional connection with blue-collar voters. (By Sasha Issenberg, Boston Globe)
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