May 23, 2008

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Has Senator Kennedy affected your life?
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Glioma brain tumors
Have you or any or your family members coped with a glioma brain tumor, the type of cancer that Sen. Kennedy is diagnosed as having? E-mail
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Hard economic times and spring break
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Taking money from your 401(k)?
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Beijing Olympics
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Credit crunch got you down?
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Curious Jobs
What are the quirky, odd, or just plain interesting jobs in Massachusetts? Tell us about someone whose job makes you envious, inspired, or perplexed.
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Gas cost clouds holiday weekend

Motorists face record gasoline prices as the summer driving season kicks off this weekend, but those willing to spend close to $4 a gallon to leave town may enjoy at least one benefit: less holiday traffic. (By Robert Gavin, Boston Globe)

Air base developers vow to stay aloft

Sometime late next year, the first residents are expected to move into the brick town houses and contemporary Colonial homes built on what was once an airstrip for Navy A-4 Skyhawks flying training missions for the Vietnam War. (By Michael Levenson, Boston Globe)

DiMasi met with friend on legislation

Boston contractor Jay Cashman met privately last fall with House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi in a bid to ease permitting rules for wind farms in Massachusetts waters, a meeting that appears to contradict DiMasi's earlier assertion that he never spoke with Cashman, a close friend, about legislation affecting Cashman's business. (By Frank Phillips, Boston Globe)

Legions he aided now praise Kennedy

After her husband was killed, on Sept. 11, 2001, Cindy McGinty didn't know where she would find the strength and support to go on. (By Jenna Russell, Boston Globe)
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It's their scene at Cannes

Most of the moviemakers in the Red Bucket Films collective graduated from Boston University two years ago. The youngest got his diploma this month. Today, two of their movies are playing at the Cannes International Film Festival. (By Ty Burr, Boston Globe)

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