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Flaherty jabs, but
mayor unfazed

City Councilor Michael Flaherty and Mayor Menino argued over education, crime, development, and the handling of public records in last night's debate. (By Michael Levenson and Donovan Slack, Globe Staff)
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Same-sex marriage fight roils Maine

Just six months after Governor John Baldacci signed a law legalizing gay marriage in Maine, voters will decide whether to preserve it, making the state the latest battleground in the national fight over same-sex marriage. (By Sarah Schweitzer, Globe Staff)

Less to choose from

Shoppers willing to pry open their wallets may find a surprise on the shelves this season: not as many brands, a diminished palette of colors, and fewer deep discounts at local retailers. (By Jenn Abelson, Globe Staff)

Philip Morris may have
to fund tests for smokers

The state’s high court said yesterday that cigarette maker Philip Morris USA may have to pay for diagnostic chest exams so smokers can get early warning they have developed lung cancer. (By John R. Ellement, Globe Staff)

At Perkins, high-tech
is both future and now

A $10 million donation from the Grousbeck Family Foundation to the Perkins School for the Blind will be used to build a 17,000-square-foot center that will include a high-tech classroom and lab. (By Katie Johnston Chase, Globe Staff)





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