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boston globe magazine
May 9, 2010
Power politics (Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File)

Power politics

So far, all signs point to the national nuclear renaissance passing by New England.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Mom’s lessons on love

She taught me to be independent and sure of my gut, even though it took me decades to apply her advice to romance.
dinner with cupid

Chemistry experiment

Will a cool, calm gal run from – or toward – a wild, crazy guy?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Empty-handed visitors

Should houseguests bring thank you gifts? Plus, halting political e-mails.
pierced column

Still friends?

Best wishes, Europe. And try not to hate us.
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Behind the scenes with Cupid

Behind the scenes with Cupid

Whether our matches are brilliant successes or unmitigated failures, Dinner With Cupid, the blind-dating column we launched a little more than a year ago, has been a hit with readers. We look back on what we’ve learned.
What cyclists neglect

What cyclists neglect

After a fatal crash, they want more respect on the road. They need to earn it.
Faking it
First Person

Faking it

Joe Garden, features editor at the Onion, discusses the growing influence of satirical news at a Cambridge Forum on Wednesday.

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From the family cookbook
For Mother’s Day, recipes my mom used to make.
Tales from the City
Super teens
Rescued by teenagers, and a potty party.
On the Block
Get in on the racket
These suburban homes offer private or shared tennis courts.
Fashion Snapshot
Pearls of a girl
Necklaces for little ones get Mom’s seal of approval.
Easy going
Comfort is always in style at this Maine family retreat.
Parenting Traps
Moving on up
Does our 5-year-old need kindergarten?
Letters to the Magazine Editor
A handsome shed, one runner’s satire, and a response to an outspoken waitress all drew comments from readers.

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Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
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