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For the record
Bob Ryan's blog
I'm not gonna say it. But you know what I'm thinking. Or, let's put it another way. Feel better now? This Celtics-Atlanta series isn't over....
Edwards backing Obama
John Edwards, the self-described son of a mill worker, endorsed Barack Obama this evening, lending his working class bona fides to the Democratic front-runner having...
Plainville school officials warn of cuts if override fails
Plainville’s elementary schools could lose two teachers and two support staff members and could see cuts in the schools’ custodial services if voters do not...
Tuesday & Thursday
Senator Hillary Clinton, defiantly vowing to fight on for the Democratic presidential nomination, suffered two stinging rebuffs yesterday as a leading abortion rights group and former senator John Edwards, a onetime rival with support among blue-collar workers, announced their endorsement of Senator Barack Obama.
(By Scott Helman, Globe Staff)
(By Scott Helman, Globe Staff)
More political coverage
Despite widespread concern about the burgeoning waistline of America's teenagers, Massachusetts adolescents last year ate no better than they did six years earlier, while remaining glued to their televisions and computers. (By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)
This story was written by Globe correspondents Kelsey Abbruzzese, Brittany Peats, and Jordan Zappala. Tina Wambolt knew she needed help battling her alcoholism. What she didn't need were strip searches and a cell in the Framingham women's prison. (Boston Globe)
Gallery Signs of global warming
Once a symbol of Arctic wildlife's fierce resilience, the polar bear is now so vulnerable to the ravages of global warming that the US government placed the creature on the endangered species list yesterday. (By Beth Daley, Globe Staff)
When Staples founder Tom Stemberg launched Zoots in 1998, during the height of the dot-com craze, it was supposed to be at the cutting edge of all things dry cleaning: 24/7 service and a website where customers could check the status of orders and schedule home deliveries. (By Jenn Abelson, Globe Staff)