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Freshman Democrats
face tough House run

Nonpartisan analyst Stu Rothenberg has estimated that 88 congressional seats are in play in November. Of those, 76 are currently held by Democrats. Among the most vulnerable are the 31 freshman Democrats.
(By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

The courage of a boy named Cole

Camp is where memories are made and life lessons are learned. But camp also can be a free-fire zone for bullies. Cole knows. His camp memories this summer are of rejection and loneliness; the lesson was how to persevere. And he did. (By Sarah Schweitzer, Globe Staff)

Genzyme talks trigger patient jitters

The possibility of Genzyme being bought out has frightened some patients who depend so dearly on the Cambridge biotechnology company's drugs. Many in the community of patients who take them feel a kind of personal relationship with Genzyme, a $4.5 billion corporation. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)

Leak case spotlights an MIT divide

MIT, which has received billions in military funding over the past six decades, has also been home to some of the Defense Department’s most notorious antagonists.
(By Tracy Jan, Globe Staff)


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