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George Kimball was truly one of a kind
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...
Of Ponzis and Predators, Perry outlines policies
Following an announcement speech full of anti-Obama rhetoric, Texas Governor Rick Perry answered questions from New Hampshire political activists for nearly a half-hour on Saturday that fleshed out his policy views for a group, a state, and a country that barely knows the latest Republican presidential contender.
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...
Deep cuts in federal funding will force Massachusetts to immediately slash or eliminate many key HIV and AIDS prevention services, programs that were central to driving down the infection rates in the state by more than 50 percent over the past decade, according to a top Patrick administration official. (By Kay Lazar, Globe Staff)
Small businesses have remained in survival mode, and plan to stay there. That could make an already slow economic comeback even more sluggish, economists say. (By Erin Ailworth and Katie Johnston, Globe Staff)
Governor Rick Perry of Texas, bouyed by the splash of his nascent presidential campaign, arrived in Iowa yesterday to a crush of supporters as he entered a Waterloo dining hall with a disco ball on the ceiling. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
Republican presidential primary rivals Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman are both Mormons whose ancestral roots run deep into the church’s pioneer history, but in public remarks they have drawn strikingly different religious self-portraits. (By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff)
Pentagon officials are racing to solve one of their biggest equipment challenges: developing a helmet that not only protects brains from the traditional enemies of bullets and shrapnel but also from blunt blows and invisible, devastating blast waves from explosions. (By Theo Emery, Globe Staff)
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