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Campaign 2010 | The governor’s race

Candidates dig in their heels

In the final televised debate of a long, heated campaign, the four candidates for governor sharpened their messages and political profiles last night, presenting voters clear choices on taxes, spending, immigration, and even lessons learned from the Big Dig. (By Michael Levenson and Frank Phillips, Globe Staff)

Polito’s circle cleaned up on Sox plates

In a state obsessed with vanity plates and baseball, a low-number Red Sox plate is a coveted status symbol. So how did more than two-thirds of the first 100 numbers go to state Rep. Karyn Polito, a Shrewsbury Republican running for state treasurer, her friends, relatives, and others with ties to her? (By Andrea Estes, Globe Staff)

Expansion of South
Station gets big boost

The Obama administration awarded $32.5 million to Massachusetts yesterday to plan the expansion of South Station, a project that officials say is needed to relieve commuter rail congestion, restore train service to New Bedford and Fall River, and run additional trains on the Worcester line. (By Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)

Effort to curb Lyme disease
puts deer in the crosshairs

With tick-borne Lyme disease posing an increasing health threat in Boston’s wooded suburbs, communities are training their sights on the profusion of deer that host the bloodsucking parasites. (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)

X-rays help to ID Korean War casualties

By putting its film-restoration skills to new use, a photo laboratory in Great Barrington is in the vanguard of a promising Defense Department effort to identify the remains of Korean War veterans, six decades after the conflict began. (By Brian MacQuarrie, Globe Staff)


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