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Threat to Globe triggers flood of feelings

News that The New York Times Co. might shut down the biggest newspaper in New England if its unions don't swiftly agree to $20 million in cuts sent a shockwave throughout Greater Boston. (By Maria Sacchetti and Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)

Union employees open to concessions,
but demand management cuts as well

Boston Globe union workers say they're willing to accept cuts to save the paper - as long as executives and managers make the same sacrifices. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)

Workers steered to high-risk investing

Shortly before the first signs of the stock market collapse, the Bush administration made a crucial decision that has propelled an estimated one to two million workers into stock-heavy retirement funds. (By Michael Kranish, Globe Staff)

Joy and jitters

Much will seem right with the world again, and winter will officially end, when baseball returns to Boston tomorrow and the Opening Day crowd of corporate titans, glitterati, and everyday folks fills the little old ballpark that lives near the emotional center of a sports-mad region. (By Bob Hohler and Jenn Abelson, Globe Staff)

Europe offers few new
troops for Afghanistan

European leaders offered few extra troops for President Obama's intensified effort in Afghanistan, with most of the soldiers only on temporary security assignment, underlining deep divisions within the alliance. (By Steven Erlanger and Helene Cooper, New York Times)


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