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By Bob Ryan, Globe Columnist George Kimball, who died Wednesday at age 67, was an undeniably great writer, and I do not use that adjective...
Biden on meeting with Giffords...and more
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden spent much of his day on Capitol Hill, listening to disgruntled Democrats who were queasy about the debt deal that the White House signed off on. But he ended the day with a beaming smile, inviting an amputee to his house tomorrow for breakfast, and ruminating with reporters about an emotional moment that just occurred on the House floor: Representative Gabrielle Giffords returning to the chamber for the first time since she was shot in the head during a town hall meeting.
YT: Budget BluesPatrick signs law changing labor union role in health care plans for cities and towns
By Noah Bierman, Globe Staff House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo...
The US House last night approved a sweeping package that would cut trillions from the deficit and raise the debt limit, capping weeks of raucous debate and sending the measure to the Senate a day before the government faces default on its obligations. (By Matt Viser and Donovan Slack, Globe Staff)
Massachusetts would lose an estimated $400 million in federal dollars next year and $800 million the following year in the federal budget deal moving through Congress, cutbacks that could slow the state's tenuous economic recovery, regional economists said. (By Megan Woolhouse, Globe Staff)
The body of Celina Cass was recovered yesterday from the Connecticut River , a quarter-mile from her family's home, bringing a heartbreaking end to the intensive search for the 11-year-old that drew national attention. (By Martine Powers and Peter Schworm, Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff)
State Treasurer Steven Grossman severely restricted yesterday the number of Cash WinFall lottery tickets any store can sell in a day, closing a loophole that has allowed a handful of high-stakes gamblers to win most of the prizes. (By Andrea Estes, Globe Staff)
The Transportation Security Administration plans to start testing an expanded behavior-detection security program today at Logan International Airport, the first airport in the nation to roll out the enhanced screening method. (By Katie Johnston, Globe Staff)
Women covered by private insurance will soon be able to fill their birth control prescriptions at no cost, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced yesterday. (By Chelsea Conaboy and Deborah Kotz, Globe Staff)
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