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A tale of two Bulgers
By Bob Ryan, Globe Staff I know this is the Sports Department, but some of the reporting and commentary concerning the leading domestic news story...
Obama fund-raiser shows how bygones are bygones
First lady Michelle Obama will attend a fund-raiser in Boston today hosted by philanthropist and Democratic activist Elaine Schuster. Her involvement highlights how a rift between the Obama and Clinton camps has healed since the 2008 campaign.
YT: Budget BluesMarblehead voters okay $43 million in property tax increases
By Steven Rosenberg, Globe Staff Marblehead residents voted to...
A lawyer for James “Whitey’’ Bulger moved yesterday to consolidate the two racketeering indictments he faces, rather than allow prosecutors to drop the less serious one, a bid that prosecutors and families of Bulger’s alleged victims say will complicate prosecution of the 19 murder charges against him. (By Milton J. Valencia and Shelley Murphy, Globe Staff)
The body of a 36-year-old woman was pulled from a state-run pool in Fall River Tuesday night, apparently after being in the water since Sunday, prompting the temporary closure of all state-operated deep-water pools in Massachusetts while officials investigate, authorities said. (By Travis Andersen, Globe Staff)
Less than 24 hours remain on the only National Basketball Association countdown clock that matters. With the collective bargaining agreement set to expire at midnight, the league appears headed toward a lockout. (By Shira Springer, Globe Staff)
The Boston comedy troupe has a show on Channel 5 — “Improv Asylum’s Vanity Project,” a summer series premiering Saturday — and national aspirations. (By Laura Collins-Hughes, Globe Staff)
Yesterday, a research team announced that they had used an old drug in a new way, performing laboratory experiments that suggested the medication might prevent the hallmarks of premature aging in children stricken with the rare, uniformly fatal disease called progeria. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)
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