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UMass official
demands inquiry

The UMass Amherst chancellor, who is probably facing termination after a negative evaluation report, is demanding an AG’s investigation into leaks from a university committee. (By Frank Phillips, Globe Staff)

Clashing GOP fiscal visions take stage

Republicans who have been bashing President Obama’s handling of the economy as they seek to oust him from the White House will get a big chance to showcase their own ideas for leading a financial recovery when they face off tonight in New Hampshire for the first major debate of the GOP primary season. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

Bruins tickets will cost fans top dollar

Over the weekend, the cost of balcony seats for tonight’s Game 6 against the Vancouver Canucks ranged from $400 to a couple of thousand dollars apiece as the secondary ticket market reacted to supply, demand, and fan passion. (By Shira Springer, Globe Staff)
Canucks at Bruins > Game 6 > 8 p.m. (Ch. 7)

Cheers cross the Canada line

To many Nova Scotians, reared on stories of Boston’s rush to respond to a 1917 explosion in Halifax that killed 2,000 people, the Bruins became a natural and enduring fit. The team now has thousands of passionate fans in the province. (By Brian MacQuarrie, Globe Staff)

Bill add-ons draw critics’
comparison to earmarks

Under a new system instituted just months after House GOP leaders pledged to clamp down on earmarks, the $690 billion defense bill that the House passed late last month included hundreds of millions of dollars in added spending authorizations. Though the process is nominally competitive, the requests in many cases appear destined for districts of lawmakers who proposed them. (By Theo Emery, Globe Staff)

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