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Arms plan has pain,
some gain for N.E.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates yesterday proposed far-reaching cuts to weapons programs, a move that put at risk thousands of jobs in Massachusetts and Connecticut. But he also laid out plans for new investments in shipbuilding and other technologies assembled in New England that would cushion the economic blow to the region. (By Bryan Bender and Todd Wallack, Globe Staff)

Boston students struggle
with English-only rule

Students not fluent in English have floundered in Boston schools since voters approved a law change six years ago requiring school districts to teach them all subjects in English rather than their native tongue, according to a report being released tomorrow. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)

Recession spurs
egg and sperm donations

Charitable donations may be down because of the recession, but another type of donation is up for the very same reason: egg and sperm. (By Bella English, Globe Staff)

Stars line up for guitar hero, 10

Guitarist Quinn Sullivan of New Bedford has performed with blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, and is heading to Nashville to cut tracks for an album with songwriter/record producer Tom Hambridge. And he just turned 10. (By David Filipov, Globe Staff)
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