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Italy says Libyan authorities are considering constitutional changes as they try to handle a week of unrest by anti-government protesters. (AP, 3 p.m.)
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The Archbishop of Boston washed the feet of Irish abuse victims in Dublin today at a ceremony of repentance for sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. (Globe, 2:13 p.m.)
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A Northampton crowd confronted Senator John Kerry yesterday over the war in Afghanistan and the government's response to the recession. (AP, 1:38 p.m.)
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The 1970s rock band Boston feuds over what caused the 2007 suicide of lead singer Brad Delp (second from right).(Boston Globe)
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A noon rally in Madison is expected to draw thousands of opponents of a plan to eliminate most collective bargaining rights for public employees. (AP, 3:30 p.m.)
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