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Has Senator Kennedy affected your life?
Do you have a story of how Edward Kennedy's work as a senator has affected your life? Boston.com is looking for people who would tell their stories on videotape. E-mail us.
Men's Body Wear
Are you a guy who wears body shaping underwear or stomach-trimming undergarments to look thinner or to fit into your jeans and suits? Please contact jodiaz@globe.com.
Text message lingo
Do you find instant message abbreviations or text message lingo seeping into formal writing? E-mail cjohnson@globe.com.
Hard economic times and spring break
Are hard economic times forcing you to forgo Disneyworld with your kids this spring break? Please tell us about your closer-to-home spring break plans. Send emails to schweitzer@globe.com.
Taking money from your 401(k)?
Have you had to make a ''hardship withdrawal'' from your 401(k) retirement savings account? Globe reporter Ross Kerber would like to hear about your experience — email him at kerber@globe.com.
Beijing Olympics
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Men who read
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Credit crunch got you down?
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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 richman@globe.com.
Curious Jobs
What are the quirky, odd, or just plain interesting jobs in Massachusetts? Tell us about someone whose job makes you envious, inspired, or perplexed.
Miss Conduct
Have a quandary? Share it, and your question and Miss Conduct's answer may appear in an issue of the Globe Magazine. Submit a question.
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.
Business etiquette
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A green dream

A World Series, a Super Bowl, and now a trip back to the NBA Finals. These are golden days in our region. If you are a New England sports fans, every day is Thanksgiving. (By Dan Shaughnessy, Globe Staff)
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Defying hierarchy, bishop urges change

He is an unlikely hero for the Catholic left: a retired Australian bishop who served for years as an aide to the very conservative cardinal-archbishop of Sydney. (By Michael Paulson, Boston Globe)

Economy may lag, but no recession

The Massachusetts economy will avoid a recession, but high energy costs, the struggling housing market, and anemic job growth will make many people, particularly the poor and less educated, feel like they're in one, according to a new economic forecast. (By Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)

Presidential primary brings attention,
frustration to Puerto Rico

Tomorrow's presidential primary is bringing Puerto Ricans just the attention the struggling island has been clamoring for: visits by the candidates and a former president, and media attention that people hope will help their fellow US citizens on the mainland to understand their plight. (By Susan Milligan, Boston Globe)
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