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Cambridge giving start-ups protection in Kendall Square

The city is poised to become the first community in the US to require developers to set aside lower-cost offices for start-ups.

Councilor at Large Felix G. Arroyo

Felix Arroyo launches bid to be next Boston mayor

The city councilor formally joined the growing field seeking to succeed Mayor Menino.

From left, Courtney Moller, Bridget Scullion, Dr. Kathy Selvaggi, who was involved in a flawed case, and Amy Fang.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Brigham and Women’s airing medical mistakes

Hospitals typically keep missteps quiet. But Brigham and Women’s Hospital has begun openly recounting mistakes, and the improvements they lead to, in a monthly online newsletter for its 16,000 employees. The goal, Brigham leaders said, is to encourage staff to talk openly about their mistakes and propose solutions, and help make sure errors are not repeated.

The Nation

Several in GOP won’t take part in filibuster of gun bill

“We’re moving forward on this bill. The American people deserve a vote on this legislation,” said Harry Reid.

By Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer

A vote on a gun control bill appeared more likely as several Senate Republicans said they would not take part in a filibuster.

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Brigham and Women’s airing medical mistakes

From left, Courtney Moller, Bridget Scullion, Dr. Kathy Selvaggi, who was involved in a flawed case, and Amy Fang.

By Liz Kowalczyk

Hospital leaders started an employee newsletter to encourage staff to talk openly about their mistakes and help make sure errors are not repeated.

Business

Cambridge giving start-ups protection in Kendall Square

MIT buildings in the Kendall Square area in 2006.

By Michael B. Farrell

The city is poised to become the first community in the US to require developers to set aside lower-cost offices for start-ups.

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Around the Region

Restoration Hardware opening nears

By Jenn Abelson

G: Food

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Book Review

‘Here I Am’ by Alan Huffman

By Eric Liebetrau