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Obama, Romney duel in Ohio

President Obama spoke in Cleveland, while Mitt Romney spoke in Cincinnati Thursday.

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President Obama and Mitt Romney delivered speeches on the economy from opposite ends of the battleground state.

‘Encouraging’ report shows jobless rate at three-year low

A local analyst said the state’s most recent jobs report provides more evidence that “positive trends” are continuing.

A 2008 image of Cape Wind head Jim Gordon from the film.

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friday preview | Movie Review

‘Cape Spin’ looks at Cape Wind controversy

This documentary is a civic farce that explores the comedy of stubbornness.

Aubrey Plaza plays an intern at a Seattle alt-weekly reporting on a rural oddball (Mark Duplass) who claims to have invented a time machine.

Movie Review

‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ is a low-budget charmer

The film sticks to its droll indie aesthetic while giving Aubrey Plaza the star-making role a lot of us have been waiting for.

Andy Samberg (left) and Adam Sandler in “That’s My Boy.’’

Movie Review

‘That’s My Boy’ has Adam Sandler, Andy Samburg, plenty of raunch

The premise of the movie is ludicrous, which is fine, but it’s more raunch-fest than comedy.

Opinion | Making Health Care Affordable

How to improve care for dying patients — and reduce costs

Dying patients often receive aggressive, expensive treatment that many would reject if they had a fuller understanding of their options, writes Dr. Angelo Volandes.


Father’s Day gift guide 2012

He may claim he doesn’t need anything, but chances are he’d like to get his hands on one of these gifts.

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Head to head

Can Boston compete with Silicon Valley?

Shawn Harris of and Niraj Shah of Wayfair, who have been building businesses in the region for more than a decade, talk about running start-ups.