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Dec. 18, 2008
Updated: 9:03 AM
Priscilla Candies has proved to be the rare small business thriving
in the tumultuous Christmas season.
Boston crime down, but robberies rise
Quarterback Slingin' Sammy Baugh dies
Master of cuisine Franco Romagnoli dies
Gaudy holiday sweaters suddenly hip?
Readers' ugly holiday sweaters
The Big Picture: The year in photographs
The Teixeira watch
Is he needed?
CELTICS 88, HAWKS 85
Soar spot for Celtics
Paul Pierce, nursing a sore knee, helped lead the Celtics over the Atlanta Hawks.
Red Sox perceived leaders on Teixeira
Shaughnessy: Pieces falling into place
BC football: The program is a success
Bruins: Thomas, Fernandez handle job
Special section: Fall 2008 All-Scholastics
Laid off? Stay calm
If you find yourself out of a job, and taken by surprise, don't do anything drastic!
Seven steps to take
A business plan for your job search
Number of sick days used in 2008?
2009 could be a tough year for raises
On Staffing: Impact of recession on Gen Y
Prius drivers fight back
If you tell Prius owners their cars are too slow, be ready with these comparisons.
Your say on Boston Overdrive
'Suba-yota' sports car 'years away'
Review: Nissan goes and blips itself
Review: In Cobalt, power doesn't corrupt
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HOME OF THE WEEK
Antique with flair
Although this Somerville home is an antique, almost everything has been redone.
Previous Globe Home of the Week: Wayland
Your home could be featured next
Builders and bankers battling it out
Beware older systems in 1950s home
Check out these dream homes
Worst red carpet looks
Hate Sharon Stone's leopard look? See the 11 others who fell flat on the red carpet.
Best red carpet looks
Holiday sweaters get the last laugh
Meeting the parents? 16 tips
Complete holiday guide
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ODDS & ENDS
British pilot hits cow during emergency landing
9 for Times Square's 2009 sign arrives by ferry
1,500 parakeets rescued from 2-room apartment
Family pushes their dog as next Illinois governor
Iowa town's roads well seasoned
Today in History - Dec. 18
Report: GM and Chrysler
reopen merger talks
The ailing automakers have restarted talks to combine, The Wall Street Journal reported today. US car sales have hit their slowest rate in 26 years.
(AP, 1:24 a.m.)
Oil hovers near 4 1/2-year low despite OPEC cut
State makes its stimulus wish list
Obama team weighs $850b stimulus over two years
Stock futures rise
World markets gain
A year without a must-have gift
You won't have to worry about fighting crowds to snag that one hot gadget or toy before it sells out.
Is there one gift you just have to get?
Tech Lab: In tight times, older technologies still deliver
16 quirky gifts
Power crews race with next storm
Crews are rushing to restore power to residents in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, ahead of a heavy snowstorm expected tomorrow.
School closings around region
Madoff scandal casts a shadow on Boston hospitals' charity galas
Hospitals have often hosted lavish events in Palm Beach, Fla., seeking donations from rich donors, many of them northern transplants. Now, with many out millions, that strategy is being reevaluated.
US attorney removes himself from Madoff probe
Scandal has area's nonprofits fearing funding hits
Your thoughts on Madoff
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
Up to 25 Iraqis accused in Saddam party plot
Sentencing today in Haleigh Poutre child-abuse case
Restaurant is proposed to spruce up Common
Explosion levels Scituate house
Globe Santa: Son keeps up cheer
UN says Zimbabwe cholera death toll reaches 1,111
Editorial: Shoe-leather diplomacy
Vennochi: Patrick's puzzling transportation pick
FROM THE BLOGS
Religion: Obama taps evangelical for inauguration
Green Blog: Mass. Maritime the greenest college of all?
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TV: Two reasons to love Discovery Channel
Don't expect deep price cuts for deluxe condos
Ten condos are on the market at Boston's Mandarin Oriental. None are selling for less than original purchase price.
Circuit City to break more store leases
Employers trimming jobs as holidays near
Morgan Stanley records $2.2b loss
Mortgage rate drop drives refinancing
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2008 - 4:30 PM EST
MATTHEW GILBERT'S TV-14
Top holiday TV episodes
They can be kooky and snarky and even subversive, providing a great antidote to the commercialization and forced joy of the season. Remember this "Friends" episode (left)?
Your favorite holiday episodes?
Gilbert takes questions Thursday at noon
Check your local TV listings
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Names: Tom Brady spreads holiday cheer with Pats
Michael Phelps stops in Boston
CDs of 2008: Critics share top picks of the year
Best and worst holiday movies
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Gearing up for travel
From blankets that fold into pillows to tripods that cling to tree branches, see the latest travel gizmos, and make travel easier for a loved one this holiday.
HOLIDAYS IN N.E.
Top chefs share their favorite holiday recipes
New England outlet map
Your winter pet photos
Plan to open dates for NE ski resorts
Rate the ski resort
NE destinations that will get you in the holiday spirit
Looking for an inexpensive but unique gift?
Give someone an adventure for Christmas
25 things to do under $25
Delta to debut in-flight WiFi on shuttle
HELP OTHERS THIS SEASON
Donate to Globe Santa
Help needy families in your area.
Donate toys, clothes or gift cards
Foster homes needed for animals
Holiday open house and bazaar
Become a fan of Boston.com
@BostonUpdate for news
THINGS TO DO
Taproot at the Middle East
All music events
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Hot upcoming events
'The Santaland Diaries'
Our comedy guide
See all events
Garish good fun
Scandal dampens the charity galas
Boston Medical to cut staff, services
Mortgage rate drop drives refinancing; home sales may wait
A handle on the holiday
Ungrateful Sallie Mae
The year 2008 in photographs (part 1 of 3)
Handyman on call
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