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            Treat trade treaty texts like Rorschachs and you’ll discern Black Helicopters.  But instead of Blue Helmets, they’re filled with pin-striped Armanis.  ***            This morning, the Boston Globe…

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            Singer-songwriter John Prine turned 66 today, Oct. 10.  ‘Happy Birthday!’ to one of the best there is.            I was surprised when WUMB’s Perry Persoff saluted Prine this…

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            Since early childhood, I’ve loved government buildings.  I spent a few minutes today in the sunshine outside the Massachusetts Statehouse.                                                             ***            In 1971, I began working for the…

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