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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Today's Globe: DSS shakeup, no-period pill

spence100.bmpGovernor Deval Patrick is poised to announce today the fate of several key commissioners remaining from the previous administration, including Harry Spence (left), the embattled leader of the Department of Social Services, who is expected to be replaced by the head of a New Jersey children's welfare group.

Wyeth won US approval for its contraceptive Lybrel, the first birth control pill designed to completely eliminate monthly periods.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 06:31 AM
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