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Obama turns to economy,
urges Congress to unite

President Obama pleaded with a bitterly divided Congress last night to join together to solve the nation’s deep economic problems and give the American people “a government that matches their decency.’’ (By Susan Milligan and Bryan Bender, Globe Staff)
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Tax hikes, job cuts in Patrick budget

Governor Patrick unveiled yesterday a $28.2 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal year that would increase taxes on tobacco, candy, and soft drinks, trim tax incentives for the film industry, and eliminate hundreds of state jobs. (By Matt Viser and Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)

Shoeless running may spare feet

New research, led by Harvard scientists and published today, shows that people who run barefoot or with minimal shoes - as people have done for millions of years - often land on their feet in a way that avoids a jarring impact. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)

Apple devotees applaud
as iPad comes into view

Apple Inc. chief executive Steve Jobs yesterday unveiled the iPad, the computer maker’s new and much anticipated tablet device, and at a gathering of loyalists in Boston, the verdict was swift: Not a world-changer, but not bad. (By Hiawatha Bray, Globe Staff)

Historian-activist Zinn dies

Howard Zinn, the BU historian and political activist whose books such as “A People’s History of the United States” prompted a generation to rethink the nation’s past, died yesterday in Santa Monica, Calif., where he was traveling. (By Mark Feeney and Bryan Marquard, Globe Staff)

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