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Palin plunges into the fray

Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, seeking to overcome a turbulent debut, last night introduced herself to the country as a tough-talking small-town "hockey mom" eager to play the traditional running mate's attack role. (By Michael Kranish, Boston Globe)

Record shows little foreign experience

Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin got her first passport in 2006 and has visited just four countries, and has had little involvement in her state's cross-border issues, raising questions about her supporters' assertions that Alaska's proximity to Russia has given her unique experience on foreign affairs. (By Bryan Bender and Sasha Issenberg, Boston Globe)

Again, they ask how mothers do it all

The decades-old debate over motherhood and work is back, reignited nanoseconds after John McCain chose Sarah Palin as his running mate. It's raging everywhere from the blogosphere to the workplace. It's raging everywhere from the blogosphere to the workplace. (By Linda Matchan, Boston Globe)
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Hub seeks more bans on tobacco

Cigarette sales at Boston drugstores and on college campuses would be banned under sweeping new tobacco control rules likely to win initial approval today from health regulators. (By Stephen Smith, Boston Globe)

Columbus Center may get a lifeline

Two prominent developers have been hired to rescue the foundering Columbus Center project in Boston, an $800 million complex over the Massachusetts Turnpike that would reunite the South End and Back Bay neighborhoods. (By Casey Ross, Boston Globe)

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