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Biden is Obama's VP choice

Barack Obama has selected Senator Joe Biden of Delaware to be his vice presidential running mate, a Democratic official said early today, balancing the party's ticket with an older congressional veteran well-versed in foreign and defense issues. (By Liz Sidoti and Nedra Pickler, Associated Press)

Errors leave some without insurance

Tens of thousands of people insured under the state's universal healthcare system have had their coverage terminated since the start of the year, state enrollment figures show. In some cases, patients were terminated because of mistakes they made themselves and in other cases because of errors by the state. (By Kay Lazar, Globe Staff)

Everything's coming up mushrooms

No one loves the rewards of a rainy summer quite like a mycologist does. "It's just, I'm telling you, cloud nine," said Elinoar Shavit of Concord. (By Tom Haines, Globe Staff)

O'Reilly undeterred by Kerry, long odds

Ed O'Reilly worked the crowd at an annual clambake, introducing himself to dozens of potential voters with a jolly optimism that seemed to overlook the stiff odds against his candidacy for the US Senate. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

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