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Enough of this nonsense
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President Obama’s debt commission yesterday unveiled a prescription of spending cuts, tax increases, and massive changes in the tax code — a package already sparking discussion about how best to reduce the nation’s enormous budget deficit. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
The Boston City Council voted overwhelmingly yesterday to throw Chuck Turner out of office because of his bribery conviction, an unprecedented rebuke after a racially charged hearing that elicited tears from elected officials and angry taunts from Turner’s supporters. (By Andrew Ryan and Travis Andersen, Globe Staff)
The letters are urging US District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock to consider former state senator Dianne Wilkerson’s community service when he sentences her Dec. 22. (By Jonathan Saltzman, Globe Staff)
Brookline officials are proposing to charge a fee for the right to let dogs run off-leash in designated parks. Residents would have to pay $50 a year to let a dog loose in the parks; nonresidents would have to pay $100. (By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)
Boston School Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is expected to recommend tonight the closing or merging of more than a dozen schools, a proposal that goes further than one she withdrew earlier this fall amid criticism from parents, students, and budget watchdogs. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)
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