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Bullying reports
contrast sharply

Contrasting findings from a Globe survey of the state’s 10 largest school systems casts light on a lingering controversy over a Massachusetts law: What, if anything, should schools report about bullying among their students to authorities at the district or state level? (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)

At large on a network of need

Iris Soares is one of the regulars on Bus 19, as it rumbles across a broad swath of Boston - poor and prosperous, but mostly poor. Her day takes her from food pantry to food pantry, as she struggles to feed her family. Disability took her from the workforce years ago; getting by remains her full-time job. (By Billy Baker, Globe Staff)

NASCAR fueled by power of corn

US ethanol makers are hoping that NASCAR’s promotional muscle can do for the alternative - and, in some quarters, controversial - fuel what it has done to make household names of companies such as Office Depot, Sprint, and Coors. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)

Making ‘Herakles’ whole
after all these years

After years of denial and sputtering negotiations, the Museum of Fine Arts has decided the the top half of the 1,800-year-old marble statue “Herakles’’ should be reunited with its other half and sent back to Turkey.
(By Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff)


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