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Obama addresses state budget struggles

President Barack Obama warned governors on Monday against attempting to dilute his health care law, while emphasizing his openness to work with states in carrying out the law.

Mass. delegation resists new Obama tax plan

Despite President Barack Obama’s call for bipartisan agreement, no one in the all-Democratic Massachusetts House delegation has agreed to support the tax plan Obama forged with Republicans.

Former P.M. urges global response to economic crisis

Gordon Brown, the former prime minister of the United Kingdom, argued Thursday for a new global financial system to solve economic problems throughout the world and to prevent future dilemmas.

Farmer’s Market: Fruits, vegetables and fun

When Boston University students are asked to describe their campus, ears of corn, cartons of tomatoes and fresh-baked pies are not among the most anticipated answers. Despite the university’s association with being an “urban campus,” BU has made efforts to create a small-town feel by initiating a weekly farmer’s market in the George Sherman Union Plaza.

Gov. candidates battle over budget, immigration in first debate

The economy dominated the first debate of the Massachusetts gubernatorial race, as the top three candidates staked out their positions on the state’s budget crisis.