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Mitt Romney scores easy win in Puerto Rico

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right, addressed an audience during a campaign stop in Vernon Hills, Illinois, yesterday.

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Romney scored an overwhelming win Sunday in Puerto Rico’s Republican presidential primary, trouncing chief rival Rick Santorum on the Caribbean island.

Mitt Romney has shifted tactics, attacking Newt Gingrich directly rather than leaving it to surrogates.

Few Americans pay full tax rate

Mitt Romney’s disclosure that he probably pays close to a 15 percent income tax rate is the latest reminder that most pay far less than the official income tax rates.

Casino issues could weigh on small towns’ resources

While 700 people waited last month for Foxborough selectman to open debate on a $1 billion casino resort, the board took care of some other business - deciding whether a golden retriever in town needed to be restrained. Unpaid members of small town boards are facing unprecedented demands on top of their routine duties, calling into question whether volunteers are equipped to handle billion-dollar casino proposals pushed by some of the richest companies in the world.

At Suffolk, MBAs are all in the family

When Thomas Demakes’s three sons walk across the stage to receive their diplomas from Suffolk University on Saturday, he will be joining them as all four receive their MBAs.

Brown facing ‘new world’

A year after polls showed him to be more popular in Mass. than President Obama, Senator Scott Brown is now casting himself as the underdog.

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Young athletes carry on antics of over-the-top stars

It’s not just pro athletes who engage in victory antics on the field, rink, or court. Youngsters are increasingly engaging in what professional sports calls “excessive celebration.’’