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From 2004 through 2008, 80 percent of retiring three- and four-star officers went to work as consultants or defense execs, according to analysis. That compares with less than 50 percent who followed that path a decade earlier, from 1994 to 1998. (By Bryan Bender, Globe Staff)
Forty percent of Massachusetts school districts have not filed bullying-prevention plans with the state, despite a Dec. 31 deadline for administrators to comply with a new law that seeks to improve protection for students in the classroom and beyond. (By Jenna Russell, Globe Staff)
Even now, amid a schedule that includes international responsibilities as well as local concerns, Cardinal Sean O’Malley makes a point to visit a prison or jail every other month. (By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff)
The MBTA is just now beginning to tell the backstory of a song known informally as “Charlie on the MTA.” It encompasses both the birth of the modern transit system and the anti-Communist hysteria of the Cold War. (By Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)