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Rivals pound
away in debate

In a display of the increasing tension in the race, the three major candidates for governor attacked each other’s records aggressively last night.
(By Frank Phillips and Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)

Summers to leave White House

Former Harvard University president Lawrence H. Summers, the chief architect of President Obama’s stimulus plan and other top economic initiatives, is leaving his post and returning to the university to teach. (By Donovan Slack and Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

Resilience in bleak times

Five workers laid off during the worst recession since World War II shared their stories of how they found
new jobs during an anemic recovery.
(By Katie Johnston Chase and Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)

GOP blocks repeal of ‘don’t ask’

Senate Republicans dealt a stinging setback yesterday to efforts to repeal the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell’’ policy for gay soldiers, defeating attempts by Democratic leaders to take up a major military bill that includes the issue. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

In killing of family, words
of shame, pent-up rage

Hours after his wife confronted him about bouncing a $2,499 check to the IRS, Thomas J. Mortimer IV killed her, their two children, and his mother-in-law in their Winchester home and then typed a confession, according to prosecutors. (By Jonathan Saltzman, Globe Staff)


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