Romney’s side recharged; Obama team recalculating

On Thursday, President Obama spoke at the University of Wisconsin and Mitt Romney was at an event in Denver.

associated press;reuters

The solid verdict for Mitt Romney following the first presidential debate has pushed the Obama campaign to rethink strategy and the Republican team to reload.

Questions on Romney’s proposal to cap tax deductions

Mitt Romney’s campaign has characterized a limit on deductions as just one of the options he might pursue as president. Tax analysts said it is difficult to evaluate the idea.

Bobby Valentine went for a downtown ride after the Red Sox announced that his tenure as manager was over.

Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox did well in acting quickly

Bobby Valentine was goofy, opinionated, calculating, smart, and a little off the reservation. He was also not a very good manager for the underachieving Red Sox.

Mick Jagger (pictured performing with the Rolling Stones in 1971) is the subject of a 622-page unauthorized biography.


‘Mick Jagger’ by Philip Norman

A jarring truth is that there have been more Mick Jagger biographies (three) than Rolling Stones tours (none) in the past five years.

Meningitis outbreak widens; Mass. company suspected

Federal officials found a vial of an injectable steroid contaminated with fungus at a Framingham pharmacy, strengthening suspicions that it is the source of a nation­wide outbreak.

Richard Mangino of Revere has been able to play “Pretty Woman” on the guitar since he received two new hands and forearms a year ago.

For transplant recipient, a life resumed

Richard Mangino of Revere drives, paints, and even plays the guitar, thanks to the new hands and forearms he received in a 12-hour transplant operation a year ago.

Brian McGrory

Perspectives can change on Liberty Mutual’s salaries, payouts

When it’s time to pay a policyholder $3.4 million because of the company’s own negligence, it suddenly seems like a ridiculously large sum of money to the insurer.

Mass. among tops for jobs in app development

Software app development has become a major high-tech industry in Massachusetts, generating $1 billion in salaries a year.


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Brandon Bolden carried 16 times for 137 yards and a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills.

Brandon Bolden fitting in well with Patriots

An undrafted rookie, Bolden introduced himself to the Bills, the NFL, and a number of Patriots fans last Sunday, carrying 16 times for 137 yards and a touchdown.


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Mitt Romney addressed a rally Thursday in Virginia.

Mitt Romney calls 47% remarks ‘wrong’

Romney had described his remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who do not pay federal income taxes as ‘‘not elegantly stated.’’ Now he’s calling them ‘‘just completely wrong.’’

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Movie Review

This stop-motion animated 3-D tale of a boy, Victor, and his dog, Sparky, is filmed in black and white, much like the horror classics that inspired its director.

Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ is a marvel to behold

The stop-motion tale is simple yet immensely pleasurable — elegant, very funny, and haunted gently by the ghosts of monster movies past.