May 24, 2008

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T police stop citing
riders who evade fares

Disgruntled MBTA police officers, who have routinely issued more than 100 citations for fare evasion a month, have not issued a single ticket in May and wrote only seven in April, prompting the T's top brass to accuse them of dereliction of duty. (By Michael Levenson, Boston Globe)

Champions of hope

Two emotions coursed through Janet Harrington when she heard about Senator Edward M. Kennedy's malignant brain tumor. First, there was an aching sadness. Harrington remembered her late husband's 2 1/2-year, determined battle against the same disease, through three surgeries, several clinical trials, radiation, and memory loss before, ultimately, his death three years ago today. It's a struggle she dreads for ... (By Kay Lazar, Boston Globe)

Medical records state McCain fit, cancer-free

Senator John McCain, hoping to become the oldest man inaugurated as president, is cancer-free and in general good health, according to medical records his campaign released yesterday and testimonials by his doctors. (By Susan Milligan and Stephen Smith, Boston Globe)
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Noted trauma surgeon drowns

Erwin F. Hirsch, the revered chief of Boston Medical Center's trauma surgery unit for the last 25 years, died yesterday afternoon in the frigid waters of the Maine coast after the dinghy he was in capsized. (By James Vaznis and Sarah M. Gantz, Boston Globe)

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