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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...
Romney planning to expand California home
Mitt Romney is currently in San Diego, attending a series of fund-raisers near his western - and soon-to-be expanded - home.
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 Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers agreed yesterday to end one of the largest strikes in a decade without winning a new contract agreement, sending their 45,000 members back to work at Verizon Communications Inc. nearly two weeks after walking off the job. (By Taryn Luna, Globe Correspondent)
While family incomes across Mass. have risen over the past three decades, the state's poorest residents have fallen behind, according to a new study. (By Megan Woolhouse, Globe Staff)
The issue of whether to make the wealthy contribute more in taxes has been at the forefront of partisan sniping over what to do about the swelling US deficit. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)
Massachusetts may join a growing number of states in revolting against an unpopular provision of a federal education law that has caused thousands of schools nationwide, including more than half the schools in Massachusetts, to be designated as in need of improvement. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)
Black bears were nearly extinct forty years ago , now the omnivores are back in force, reaching population levels not seen in more than a century. (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)