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    Our Opinion: Hinsdale voters take a positive path

    05/27/2015 06:05 PM EDT
    Is Hinsdale on the path to political responsibility? The results of the annual town meeting and election offer reasons for optimism. 
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    Our Opinion: Time is now for records reform in state
    05/27/2015 05:28 PM EDT - Massachusetts' advocacy of government transparency has its roots in its revolutionary days, making it particularly disappointing that it has strayed so far in the other direction. Full Story

    Our Opinion: PILOT funding from Tanglewood worth exploring
    05/26/2015 05:25 PM EDT - With a nod to the late, great George Carlin, "nonprofit" is as meaningless a word as the phrases "military intelligence" and "jumbo shrimp. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Gay rights vote in Ireland is key landmark
    05/25/2015 04:07 PM EDT - While landmarks in the gay rights fight come with increasing rapidity they are always significant. Full Story

    Our Opinion: World War II resonates this Memorial Day
    05/24/2015 01:07 PM EDT - World War II is sometimes referred to as the last "good war," but there aren't any good wars. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Backfiring ploy by Jindal says much about US
    05/23/2015 12:09 PM EDT - The reaction to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order last week essentially protecting discrimination against gays reinforces what was learned not long ago in Indiana by perhaps everyone but a few blinkered pols. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Boston Celtics rebuild is nothing next to this chore
    05/22/2015 05:51 PM EDT - Bain executive and Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca may prove to be a wise choice to steer the floundering Boston Olympics ship. Full Story

    Our Opinion: State physicians step up game on opioid abuse
    05/21/2015 06:42 PM EDT - Days after Governor Baker expressed surprise that more physicians aren't warning patients about addictive prescription painkillers, the Massachusetts Medical Society announced a program to confront the problem. Full Story

    Our Opinion: With military weapons, mind-set must be abandoned
    05/20/2015 06:23 PM EDT - President Obama's announcement Monday that he would ban the sale or transfer of heavy-duty military weapons to local police departments was welcome. Full Story

    Our Opinion: GOP warhawks double down on blunders
    05/20/2015 10:47 AM EDT - As part of their "Scare America" tour, a gaggle of Republican presidential wanna-bes showed up in Des Moines on Armed Forces Day Saturday to talk tough and recklessly about war. Full Story

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    Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast. Full Story
    Medical examiner says food critic drowned during seizure

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner's office says food critic Josh Ozersky, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room earlier this month, drowned in a shower while suffering a seizure. Full Story
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.