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Governor threatens
a Hyatt boycott

Governor Deval Patrick said yesterday that he plans to direct Massachusetts employees to boycott Hyatt hotels when conducting state business unless the chain rehires the nearly 100 housekeepers it fired last month. (By Katie Johnston Chase and Megan Woolhouse, Globe Staff)

Signs point to Kirk for interim senator

Governor Deval Patrick huddled with a small group of trusted advisers last night to finalize his choice for an interim US senator, with indications pointing to former Democratic National Committee chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. (By Matt Viser and Frank Phillips, Globe Staff)

With odds steep,
Flaherty comes out swinging

City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty Jr. aggressively launched the final six weeks of his campaign to oust Mayor Thomas M. Menino with a series of television and radio appearances yesterday. (By Michael Levenson and Donovan Slack, Globe Staff)

Veil lifts on a trove of WWII treasures

For eight years, the Museum of World War II has been a preserve open only to a circle of Kenneth Rendell's acquaintances, historians, and military veterans or enthusiasts. Admission is free but by invitation or appointment only. (By Brian C. Mooney, Globe Staff)

High costs can make
open records seem closed

Average citizens and professional reporters say public agencies have shown a propensity to flout the state's public records law by engaging in long delays or by charging exorbitant fees. (By Michael Rezendes, Globe Staff)


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