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In both races, a numbers game

Clinton, Obama hunker down
for prolonged battle for delegates

With Super Tuesday leaving Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in a virtual deadlock, the Democratic presidential race has become a pitched battle for delegates - and neither candidate is likely to win it anytime soon. (By Scott Helman, Boston Globe)
In both races, a numbers game

Romney faces long odds in bid
to overtake a surging McCain

Mitt Romney, who prides himself on "wallowing in the data" before making tough decisions, now confronts an unforgiving mathematical landscape of delegate counts, polls, and popular vote tallies that suggest the odds are overwhelmingly against his presidential bid. (By Michael Levenson and Lisa Wangsness, Boston Globe)

Star Nashoba wrestler's death
called a 'senseless tragedy'

Frank DeMeo was a champion wrestler who said little and worked hard. What he lacked in natural talent, he made up in sweat, and through sheer determination he became captain of Nashoba Regional High School's wrestling team and one of the top-ranked wrestlers in the state. (By Tania deLuzuriaga, Boston Globe)

Patrick opposes Wampanoag casino request

Governor Deval Patrick asked the federal government yesterday to reject efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to place its planned casino site in Middleborough in a federal trust, an attempt by Patrick to steer the tribe toward a state-issued casino license that would garner far more money for Massachusetts. (By Matt Viser, Boston Globe)

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