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Kerry close to
supporting troop buildup

Senator John Kerry is poised to endorse the outline of President Obama’s plan to send more troops to Afghanistan, a position that would put him at odds with a number of fellow Democrats in Massachusetts and in Congress. (By Michael Kranish and Joseph Williams, Globe Staff)

6 hospitals to sue state
over payment shortfalls

Six community hospitals, squeezed by the economic downturn and the Mass. budget crunch, are set to file a lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court this morning seeking millions of dollars from the state for unpaid health care services. (By Robert Weisman, Globe Staff)

$68m in solar rebates goes fast

A $68 million state fund to provide sizable rebates to homeowners and business owners who install solar panels was tapped out in October, just 22 months after the program began. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)

Cardinal’s kin fight BC plan to move body

The strange case of Cardinal William H. O’Connell has taken another twist as the heirs of the storied prelate are asking a judge to block anyone from digging up and relocating his body. (By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff)

He’s redefining acceptance at Harvard

As one former Harvard president put it, admissions dean William Fitzsimmons serves as the "conscience of the university." And for that matter, the world of college admissions. (By Tracy Jan, Globe Staff)

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