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'Disaster stirs the spirit of giving (Boston Globe)I knew that first Sunday after Hurricane Katrina blasted the Gulf Coast my pastor would appeal to his congregation to give to the relief effort.
'Picking up the pieces after tragedy and turmoil (Boston Globe)Jeanne Cronin speaks in a calm whisper about her predicament. But her situation is desperate.
'Mall mistake (Boston Globe)SHOPPING MALLS are magnets for young people, and that can be a problem when young people are disruptive. But mall managers seeking to control bad behavior shouldn't adopt policies that punish well-behaved teens.
'As healthcare erodes, will change come too late? (Boston Globe)Isabel Sawhill, now with the Brookings Institution in Washington, once said that Americans will tolerate anything if it happens slowly enough.
'Pro movers know to expect the unexpected (Boston Globe)Larry O'Toole began offering his services as a mover as a way to bring in some extra money. Today, the 6-foot-6-inch Ireland native is the president of Gentle Giant Moving Co., a Somerville business with as many as 350 employees during the busy moving season.
'Getting wired: Rural towns offer own high-speed connection (Boston Globe)WASHINGTON -- Until this summer, C. J. Vadnais was one of a dying breed: a computer professional who still depended on dial-up Internet service, a technology that's quickly becoming as antiquated as a slide rule.
'Worldly wise: Global funds outperform US funds (Boston Globe)All those pundits who champion international mutual funds have been looking pretty smart. While domestic stock funds have struggled through a going-nowhere year, funds that buy stocks in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and elsewhere have put up much better results.
'Pass the pinot: Buying wine from home may get harder (Boston Globe)Wine lovers might want to sit down for this: Unlike most other states, Massachusetts is considering making it harder to buy wine online or through the mail.
'Etiquette at Work (Boston Globe)Q: When sending out the corporate Christmas card, is it appropriate for a company to mention that it has made a donation to a charity, even if this donation wasn't made on behalf of anyone receiving the card?
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