June 2, 2009

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GM filing alters
the landscape

President Obama said yesterday the government's majority stake in General Motors Corp. will help create a leaner, more competitive automaker, hours after the company filed for bankruptcy and unveiled plans for a radical restructuring that in Massachusetts could cost at least 2,000 jobs. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)
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'Rockefeller' charms faded
after wedding, ex-wife says

Sandra Boss met Clark Rockefeller when he hosted a costume party organized around the game Clue and was flattered when he called not long afterward to see her again. She found him attractive, physically fit, well dressed, and charming. (By Jonathan Saltzman and Maria Cramer, Globe Staff)

Long climb and fast
fall for Harvard student

Try as she may to escape the problems of her old neighborhood, the elements of the May 18 crime that Harvard student Chanequa Campbell is linked to - guns, drugs, and murder - are straight out of Bed-Stuy. (By Tracy Jan and Keith O'Brien, Globe Staff)
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They love being grandparents,
but call them something else

Grandparenting comes with a catch: It means you are getting old - or at least older. And that's not sitting well with a generation that grew up on The Who singing, "I hope I die before I get old." Sure, they want to be grandparents. Just don't call them that. (By Linda Matchan, Globe Staff)





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