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Public schools in the Boston and Springfield metropolitan areas are among the most segregated in the US, often isolating black and Latino students in low-performing schools, according to a report released today by Northeastern University. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)
First, it was smoking in restaurants and bars. Then, artery-clogging trans fat in fast food joints and bakeries. Now, Boston health regulators have their crosshairs fixed on soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold in city buildings. (By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)
Across the state, immigrants showed their enduring devotion to their loved ones last year by sending $1.8 billion home to more than 200 countries, according to the first full accounting of the cash that flows out of Massachusetts. (By Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff)
Bank of America will announce today a $10 million gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, a contribution split evenly between cash and art, with the centerpiece being a prized painting by contemporary artist Ellsworth Kelly. (By Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff)
Rand Paul is ahead in most polls in the Kentucky race for US Senate. But in campaign appearances across the state, he is being forced to reckon with allegations by Democrats — including his opponent, AG Jack Conway — that he is extreme, insane, dangerous, or all of the above. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
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