April 30, 2011

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Veterans bridle at
Fire Dept. hiring plan

For the first time, the Boston Fire Department has won state approval to hire 15 Spanish-speakers in its next class of 50 firefighters, allowing administrators to move applicants with language skills to the top of the civil service list. (By Andrew Ryan, Globe Staff)

An uncommon spectacle

They are descendants of the crown we tossed aside, a gaudy anachronism. But still the British royals exert
a strange, enduring power — especially when they
throw a wedding with a couple billion looking on.
(By Billy Baker, Globe Staff)

Romney stands by Bay State health law

Mitt Romney offered a tepid defense of the Massachusetts health care law, suggesting to an audience last night at the Granite State’s first forum of the 2012 presidential campaign that he would sign it again if given the chance. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

John Paul set to join the ‘blessed’

The beatification of Pope John Paul II is a historic moment for the church, and one seen by Catholics in New England through the prism of their relationship with a church that he, as much as anyone in the 20th century, helped shape. (By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff)


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