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THE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN
Japan works to avert nuclear meltdown
Meltdown threatened at quake-damaged plant
Japan evacuated 170,000 people from near a nuclear plant where an explosion and cooling malfunction threatened to cause a meltdown today. (AP, 6:09 p.m.)
A frantic effort to avoid worst-case scenario
Inside the troubled nuclear power plant, officials knew the risks were high when they decided to vent radioactive steam from an overheated reactor. (AP, 6:21 p.m.)
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Jackson, Mills debate in council campaign
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CONCORD
Slow roll for pedicabs in Concord
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Jenkins students learn about healthy food
Khadafy gains as Arab League seeks aid
Forces loyal to Moammar Khadafy advanced on opposition strongholds today as the Arab League sought U.N. aid for a no-fly zone over Libya. (AP, 4:51 p.m.)
In N.H., Minnesota Rep. Bachmann fires shot heard around the political world
Speaking in N.H. yesterday, Tea Party favorite Michelle Bachmann seemed to confuse the site of the battle for Lexington and Concord. (Globe, 3:33 p.m.)
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Paradise found
While Massachusetts was up to its ears in snow this winter, these expats were congratulating themselves on their bar stools in paradise.
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Officials: 14 dead in NYC bus accident
A World Wide Tour bus skidded on its side into a sign pole on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in the Bronx this morning, killing 14 people. (AP, 8:12 p.m.)
Bishops lobby against heating oil aid cut
The state's four Roman Catholic bishops are urging Congress not to cut funding for a program that helps low income families pay for heat. (AP, 5:40 p.m.)
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
Video: Preparing for daylight saving
With clocks moving ahead one hour tomorrow, the Globe's Stephen Smith discusses the effects of losing an hour's sleep.
Don't forget to turn those clocks ahead one hour tonight
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PAX East 2011
Scenes from video game convention in Boston
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Jeff Jacoby
What NPR needs is some tough love
Free events in March
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Affordable loans, stable communities
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Turning online friends into real-world ones
Survey: No more Girl Scout cookies?
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Lawrence Harmon
Unlocking potential at charter school
Filling Levine's shoes
How new BSO assistant conductor stepped up
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