February 23, 2011
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Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy vowed yesterday to “die as a martyr’’ in his country rather than surrender power, as he sought to rally supporters against a growing popular uprising. (By Leila Fadel, Sudarsan Raghavan, and William Branigin, Washington Post)
Steward Health Care System, a company formed just months ago to run the newly privatized Caritas Christi hospitals, is making an aggressive effort to expand nationally with a $1.1 billion bid for medical facilities in Florida. (By Beth Healy, Globe Staff)
Whatever clashes Governor Deval Patrick has had with unions, they have clearly been put into perspective as the nation has divided over the battle in Wisconsin, where Governor Scott Walker is fighting to cut union benefits, and sharply limit public employees’ collective bargaining rights. (By Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)
More than a third of the states have early Republican presidential primary elections scheduled next year that would violate national party rules, throwing the campaign calendar into disarray and risking sanctions that would diminish their influence at the nominating convention. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
The South End Knitters have wrapped colorful rectangles of knitting around lampposts, hung mittens from trees, snaked a knit flower vine around a bike rack, tagged a dog park fence with knitted bugs, and knit cozies for metal posts. They do it for sheer whimsy of it. (By Linda Matchan, Globe Staff)
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