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Time to break a sweat

Deval Patrick won the governor’s office by raising expectations that he could quickly make a difference on Beacon Hill.
Massachusetts may be beyond reform, but couldn’t Governor Patrick try a little harder?
By EDITORIAL  |  April 16, 2008
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Eire apparent

Visiting Dublin recently, I was dismayed by a telling bit of sartorial sociology: Yankees caps outnumbered Red Sox caps by about 10 to one.
Whither the Boston Irish?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 14, 2007
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She who controls the purse

The rumor mill has been buzzing with speculation that Massachusetts senate president Robert Travaglini might leave the legislature to take a position with the Massachusetts Hospital Association or the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.
Terry Murray gave away $11 million of state money. Will anyone call her on it?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 09, 2007