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Small investors
saved day for state

When state government faced an urgent cash crunch, an unexpected ally stepped forward to help raise money when it became impossible to borrow from Wall Street: Massachusetts residents. (By Casey Ross, Globe Staff)

Kerry becomes a bridge-builder

With his presidential ambitions behind him and the senior colleague who long dominated his state sidelined by cancer, Senator John F. Kerry is experiencing what fellow lawmakers describe as a midcareer metamorphosis. (By Susan Milligan, Globe Staff)

In face time, advantage Menino

At a time when his opponents are struggling to raise money for their own ads and gain visibility across the city, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is gaining valuable free publicity by pushing worthy causes. (By Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)

Some still slow to make
the move to Fast Lane

The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has made strides in signing people up to use Fast Lane, with 66 percent of tolls now paid electronically, up from 62 percent in January. But the 34 percent who use cash, and pay higher tolls at booths inside Greater Boston to do so, remain a bit of a mystery. (By Noah Bierman, Globe Staff)

'Tweets' on the menu are a sweet deal

What can you do with 140 characters or less, the length of each tweet? A lot, restaurants are discovering - everything from posting daily specials to luring followers with offers of free appetizers to offering a glimpse of kitchen life. It’s all good for business. (By Devra J. First, Globe Staff)

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