N.H. diner thrives with politics on the menu

The Red Arrow’s reputation as a local hangout for national politics has helped it prosper during an economic climate that has shuttered many small businesses.

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Candidates prime for back-to-back debates

The Republican presidential campaign enters a potentially formative 12-hour span tonight, as two debates will be held before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.

Joan Vennochi

What sticks best? Mud

Between the negative pushed by rivals and the positive promoted by campaigns, is there something voters dare call truth?


Primary Moments

A series of candid video snapshots from the campaign trail.

The Bruins’ Nathan Horton (right) mixed it up with Vancouver’s Dale Weise in the first period.

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Bruins fall to Canucks in finals rematch

The Bruins lost today to the Vancouver Canucks in a hard-fought rematch of last season’s Stanley Cup finals.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


A DROP FROM THE BUCKET. Snow removal crews emptied the roof of the Shaw's Supermarket of snow one garbage can or wheel barrel at a time.

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Globe Magazine

The best photos of the year

Go behind the lens to discover the inspiration for the year’s most memorable Globe photos.

By 1960, the West End neighborhood of Boston was in transition, from demolition to redevelopment. Remarkably, many former residents remain a community.


Boston’s old West End persists as a ‘palace’

There’s a lesson here for architects and city planners. What is it that makes the West End so intensely remembered?

(FILE PHOTO) Singer Mick Jagger on stage with The Rolling Stones as the group headlines the Knebworth Festival on August 20, 1976 in England. Jagger will celebrate his 60th birthday on July 26, 2003 with a party in Prague, Czech Republic where the Rolling Stones are currently on tour. (Photo by Getty Images) 03frontmen Library Tag 08032008 Arts & Entertainment

The Word

The horror of ungrammatical lyrics

Why are ungrammatical song lyrics so unbelievably annoying—at least to some sensitive listeners? Erin McKean takes a look.

“We’re glad we’ve seen improvement, but no one will be satisfied until every single bus and every single child gets to school on time.”

Rev. Gregory Groover Sr.,  chairman of the Boston School Committee


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Newborn named after fallen firefighter

About 11 days after Peabody firefighter James M. Rice died while fighting a fire at an apartment building, a 7-pound, 9-ounce baby girl named Bella Rice Jaber was born.


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US adds 200,000 jobs in December

The burst of hiring drove the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in almost three years, and led some economists to conclude that job market improvement might last.

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