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Hospitals attack state
pay proposal

Health care executives are lobbying the Patrick administration and legislators to move cautiously before embracing a proposal to transform the way hospitals and doctors are paid. (By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff)

The lost boy

Shondell Davis could feel her son Johnny slipping away, caught in the undertow of gangs and street. Nothing she did could save him, not even trying to turn him in.
(By Maria Cramer, Globe Staff)

Ethnic voters are Menino stronghold

Ethnic and minority communities have emerged as a battleground in the mayoral election and are crucial for Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the son of immigrants who presides over a city that looks less and less like him.
(By Michael Levenson and Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff)

Where the wonder goes

Hollywood so often makes a hash of children’s classics, deaf to their quiet power. Film critic Ty Burr rues that sorry trend, but sees hope in some forthcoming releases. (By Ty Burr, Globe Staff)


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