November 1, 2008

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Wilkerson ends campaign

State Senator Dianne Wilkerson, lacking political support and out of options, terminated her reelection campaign yesterday after a dramatic meeting with black ministers in Roxbury who urged her to step aside after her arrest this week on federal bribery charges. (By Matt Viser and Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)

Last days for the 'Rockefellers'

Tuesday's election will not only decide the presidency, it may also determine the future of the New England brand of moderate Republicanism, which is facing extinction. (By Mark Arsenault, Globe Correspondent)

Third-party candidates could tip some states

Third-party candidates Ralph Nader and Bob Barr have small but tangible followings in a number of battleground states, positioning them as potential wild cards Tuesday in races in Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Missouri, Ohio, and elsewhere. (By Michael Kranish, Globe Staff)

A turbulent season for
bargain-hunting holiday travelers

Trying to figure out when you can find cheap airfares for holiday travel this year could prove as futile as attempting to time the stock market. (By Nicole C. Wong, Globe Staff)

After 137 years, N.E. flower show folds

The city's annual antidote for late-winter blues has long been the gardens full of delphiniums, forsythia, and tulips adorning gazebos and topiaries set up at the New England Spring Flower Show. (By David Abel, Globe Staff)





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