October 12, 2010

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Another OK near
in sale of Caritas

A private equity firm’s proposal to buy Caritas Christi Health Care stands to clear another major hurdle this week, with the staff of the state Department of Public Health recommending that licenses be granted to operate the six Caritas hospitals under the new for-profit owner. (By Robert Weisman and Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)

MIT economist, stalled as choice
for Fed board, awarded Nobel

Peter A. Diamond, an MIT professor regarded as a brilliant theorist grounded in real-world problems, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics yesterday for developing a theory that helps explain mismatches between employers and job seekers that can contribute to high unemployment — even when openings are plentiful. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)

State’s economy vulnerable, analysts say

The state’s economy is growing faster than the nation’s as a whole, but the recovery here remains vulnerable to faltering national conditions, according to an analysis by leading local economists. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)

No holds barred

The race to replace retiring Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd — once thought to be a lost cause for the GOP — has been redefined by former WWE chief Linda McMahon’s big-spending, bare-knuckle campaign. (By Christopher Rowland, Globe Staff)

Campaign disclosure improving

Statewide candidates this year have shown vast improvement in reporting the occupation and employment information of their major contributors, with most providing the information for 90 percent or more of their donors. (By Gal Tziperman Lotan, Stefanie Geisler, andWalter V. Robinson, Globe Correspondents)


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