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Special Friday (late pm) redirect

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Greg Sargent of the WaPo's Plum Line notes that the White House…
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How Does Your Town Measure Up?

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Today, the Boston Globe reported that 2,933 high school seniors…
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Protecting Our Inalienable Right to Subsidized Golf

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Sometimes you wonder what is going on up on Beacon Hill. In…
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Opponents of Reform: Infinitely Resilient

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The state's plan to water down the MCAS test teaches us…
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It's official: VA declines to participate in RttT

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Olympia Meola of the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Virginia…
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38 days in, we need a laugh

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While I am glad that BP has not taken up some home remedies,…
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Apps for Transparency

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At Pioneer, we believe that only an informed citizen can hold…
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Staggering Hypocrisy in his Choice of Words

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Yesterday Governor Deval Patrick described reflexive Republican…
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Nothing to fear but lower student achievement...

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Did anyone actually think that during a campaign season the MCAS…
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Sidewalk Superintendent Series: The Seaport

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(An irregular series on public space. Downtown Crossing covered…
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Fun Brownie Recipe

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How many pages does it take the federal government to address…
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Uncomfortable Juxtaposition

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From Today’s Globe: “Massachusetts education officials are…
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Stop floating - start swimming

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Monica Brady-Meyerov has an interesting report on WBUR. Seems…
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Best (?) of Massachusetts

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On Tuesday, The Boston Globe published its annual Best of Massachusetts…
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Budgeting

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I don't know about you, but I do my best to live within my means.…
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The Doctor's View

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Earlier this spring, Dr. Jeffrey S. Flier, Dean of Harvard Medical…
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Unintended Consequences?

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The Wall Street Journal reports today that the recently passed…
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Advice to BU grads as they go into the world

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It's commencement time in Boston, which means a stream of events…
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When will we go cashless on the Turnpike?

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From Bob Poole is an update on all the toll roads migrating to…
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Running the Numbers - Elevator-Style

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Here at the posh Pioneer HQ, we are well-aware of the vagaries…
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The Return of the Nanny State

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Or maybe its no sign-maker left behind. The latest 'nanny-state'…
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Video Killed the Radio Star

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Please enjoy Pioneer's debut video press release on our latest…
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Fruitful comparisons

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Today, Pioneer released a new report on economic growth in Massachusetts…
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Breakfast Treat

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This morning we had a treat at Pioneer. Philip K. Howard came…
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Crying won't help you

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Crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good When the…
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MA vs. US: Round 2: Employer Penalties

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Sorry, It's been awhile. Although the MA reform was considered…
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Big kudos and 2 questions about the Aquapocalypse

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Fred Laskey and his immediate staff did an incredible job in…