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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...
McGovern: No Military Fix for Afghanistan
Massachusetts Representative James P. McGovern, who traveled to Afghanistan last week with two conservative GOP House colleagues, returned convinced of the need to leave yet worried about whether the country will survive the departure of US troops.
YT: Budget BluesMarblehead voters okay $43 million in property tax increases
By Steven Rosenberg, Globe Staff Marblehead residents voted to...
A federal judge granted a request by prosecutors yesterday to dismiss racketeering charges brought against James “Whitey’’ Bulger in 1995, saying it was “very much in the public interest’’ that the 81-year-old stand trial in a later case charging him with 19 murders. (By Shelley Murphy and Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)
The permit for the state-run swimming pool where a woman’s body went unnoticed for more than two days this week had expired six months ago. (By Peter Schworm and Ben Wolford, Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent)
Federal health regulators have accused a research team led by a Harvard doctor of ethical violations after the scientists failed to inform elderly nursing home residents of serious health risks discovered during a study of hip fractures. (By Kay Lazar and Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)
Robert C. Holub, the embattled University of Massachusetts Amherst chancellor who reportedly faced the possibility of being fired this month, will be given another year at most to serve as head of the flagship campus. (By Frank Phillips, Globe Staff)
Brandeis University will keep the Rose Art Museum open and sell none of its prized collection, according to a court settlement announced yesterday. The deal effectively ends the bitter two-year battle over the museum’s fate and opens the door to future exhibitions and the hiring of a new director. (By Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff)
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