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TURMOIL IN EGYPT
The Egyptian government broadened its crackdown of a 10-day uprising that has shaken its rule yesterday, arresting journalists and human rights advocates across an edgy city, while offering more concessions in a bid to win support from a population growing more frustrated with a devastated economy and scenes of chaos in the streets. (By Anthony Shadid, New York Times)
A series of life-endangering roof collapses throughout the state — and the threat of another storm this weekend — is prompting public safety officials to ratchet up warnings about structural safety and the need to take precautions, such as having snow removed from roofs. (By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)
US Representative Barney Frank announced yesterday that he plans to seek another term, increasing the possibility of a battle — the first in 30 years — between two sitting Massachusetts congressmen over a single district. (By Donovan Slack and Noah Bierman, Globe Staff)
Tens of thousands of Massachusetts property owners are living in their homes without making mortgage payments as they fight foreclosure, plead with lenders for loan modifications, or simply take advantage of free housing while awaiting eviction. (By Jenifer B. McKim, Globe Staff)
In Europe, countries are consumed by debt. In Washington, the health care debate rages on. And in Maine, the whoopie pie is under attack. (By Jenn Abelson, Globe Staff)
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