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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...
First family won’t leave controversy behind on vacation
President Obama and the first family arrive on Martha’s Vineyard tomorrow for their annual summer vacation, but they’re not leaving controversy behind. The country’s continued economic problems - and eight Republican presidential candidates reminding the Democrat about them - may leave Obama yearning for the singularity of the issue he faced last year: the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.
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 Treasury said yesterday that it is pumping $18 million into four small Massachusetts banks and taking shares in the financial companies as part of a controversial program to increase small business lending across the country. (By Todd Wallack, Globe Staff)
Governor Rick Perry of Texas, who has held statewide prayers for rain in his home state and holds many positions dear to social conservatives, came to moderate New Hampshire yesterday to fish for votes in the backyard of front-runner Mitt Romney. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
As President Obama wound up his three-day bus tour of America’s heartland yesterday and prepared to begin his vacation today in Martha’s Vineyard, he appears increasingly vulnerable in his bid for a second term next year. (By Donovan Slack, Globe Staff)
Most doctors in America will be sued at some point during their career, a Harvard study released yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine has found. (By Chelsea Conaboy, Globe Staff)
He sounded so dreamy in his online personal ad, but Albert B. Lovering of Waltham was not looking for love on the Web; he was looking for victims to romance out of their money, according to a 24-count indictment released yesterday. (By Mark Arsenault and Vivian Yee, Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent)
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