Before leaving office, Romney staff wiped records

Mitt Romney’s aides purchased their state-issued hard drives, and e-mails were wiped from a server before he left the Massachusetts government office.

Book about insider trading raises questions about Kerry

A conservative researcher accuses Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and his wife of profiting from trades in health care stock at the same time he was working on health care legislation.

House to debate balanced budget amendment

The US House is scheduled to vote on a balanced budget amendment for the first time since 1995, when it failed by a single vote in the Senate.

Mass. jobless rate remains 7.3%; state adds 10,800 jobs

So far in 2011, the Massachusetts economy has added a total of 45,500 jobs. The state’s unemployment rate remains below the national rate of 9 percent.

Yale quarterback Patrick Witt, shown during last year’s game with Harvard, will be back under center against the Crimson this year.

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Yale QB will skip Rhodes interview for Harvard game

Patrick Witt had two places to be Saturday: Georgia for a Rhodes Scholarship interview, and New Haven for the Harvard-Yale game. He chose football.

MOVIE REVIEW A strange, over-edited ‘Breaking Dawn’

The fourth installment of the “Twilight” franchise is long, uniquely bad, and considerably strange.

An Occupy Wall Street protester yelled as he was arrested by the police after blocking an intersection near The New York Stock Exchange today.

Occupy protesters arrested in New York

Police arrested about 50 to 60 protesters who tried to block traffic near New York’s financial district today.


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for Business - 17development - Boston, MA 11/16/11 New developments for Business story. This is looking at the Neiman Marcus from Dartmouth Street looking toward downtown - kind of across from the Tstation.; the second is a parking lot site on Boylston near Fenway- used to be a McDonald's in this spot but it was torn down and is now only a parking lot. (Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe)

Boston seeing residential building rush

Five developers are seeking approval of towering residential buildings in Boston that together would add nearly 1,400 residences across the city.


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Jeanine Kane and Tony Estrella in  “Hamlet’’ at the Gamm Theatre.

An accessible, entertaining ‘Hamlet’

Red, the color of blood and passion, dominates the stage in the Gamm Theatre’s breathtaking “Hamlet.’’

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