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6 things you can do tonight with your election coverage

VIDEO: Springfield cartoonist talks about his art; timelapse offered

ELECTION 2008 BUDGET

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MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION 2008 NOTEBOOK

MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION 2008 PHOTO GALLERY

POLLS PACKED IN CANTON ON ELECTION DAY - Canton voters were out in huge numbers on Election Day, the polls brimming with supporters of both presidential candidates—Senators Barack Obama and John McCain.
CNC, Jacobson, on wire now
With photos

VOTERS GET FREE HANDWARMERS WHILE WAITING IN LINE - “Energy Bucks is raising awareness for fuel assistance, utility discount, and energy efficiency services available to qualifying residents,” said Hanah Smith, a volunteer with Energy Bucks.
Somerville Journal, Grover, on wire now
With photo

O'MAHONEY CARTOON: The new president
Ledger, look for it tonight when/if a winner is declared

EDITORIAL: AFTER THE VOTES ARE IN - Yesterday's vote is the culmination of another chapter in the great American story. It is a moment of national unity, a shared experience of standing in line, facing a ballot and, with pride, hope and trepidation, making our choices.
MetroWest, on wire now (PLEASE SEE EDITOR'S NOTE)

News

AFTER 25 MILES, DRIVER PULLS OVER FOR POLICE – With a drink at his side and one tire stripped to the bare rim, police say Yvon Duverne ignored his girlfriend's pleas to stop his car and drove more than 20 miles on the Mass. Pike on Sunday night with a phalanx of police cruisers on his tail, trying to pull him over. To his credit, Duverne stuck to the posted 65 mph speed limit on the Pike but faced almost a dozen charges when he was arrested in the Shoppers World parking lot in Framingham, police said.
MetroWest, Hilliard, on wire now

BUONOMO PLEADS INNOCENT AT ARRAIGNMENT - The former Middlesex County Register of Probate pleaded innocent today in Middlesex Superior Court to breaking into several photocopy machines in the building where he worked and stealing thousands of dollars over several months.
MetroWest, Miller, on wire now

COW GOES ON LAM FROM BRIDGEWATER BUTCHER SHOP - A cow that escaped from a butcher shop at North and Pleasant streets Monday afternoon outran authorities, who were still searching for the cow that evening.
Enterprise, Papadopoulos, on wire now

VETERANS MOVE WORLD WAR II SOLDIER’S FORGOTTEN MEMORIAL - Thanks to several local veterans, the memorial to Dr. Joseph H. Sawyer, a Navy veteran who survived three years of Japanese imprisonment during World War II, is now near the entrance of Marshfield’s Veterans Memorial Park. The memorial, originally on a Furnace Street traffic island, was moved to the park from the high school, where it was in an inconspicious spot.
Ledger, Schwartz, on wire now

FORMER COP WHO AMASSED LARGEST PENSION IN PLYMOUTH COUNTY WINS ANOTHER ROUND - Ethics Commission finds former Brockton Police Lt. Charles Lincoln didn’t violate the state’s conflict of interest law when he used sick time to work two jobs.
Enterprise, Boyle, on wire now
With photo

Business

VIDEO: CAMBRIDGE COMPANY’S TECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE NEWSPAPER INDUSTRY - If Concord Avenue-based E Ink has its way, the entire publishing industry will be transformed with the screens it manufactures.
Cambridge Chronicle/TAB, Harris, on line now
With photos and video

BUSINESSWOMAN AIMS TO HELP THE HEALING PROCESS - Dianne Johnson, the owner of Angel Rosebeads in Whitman, draws inspiration from her clients.
Ledger, Coombs, on wire now
With photo

MASSACHUSETTS BUSINESS IN BRIEF - Mass. stores spared in latest Circuit City layoffs; gas prices fall to the lowest point since March 2007; ex-Putnam employees settle up with the SEC.
Ledger, on wire now

Opinions

O'MAHONEY CARTOON: The new president
Ledger, look for it tonight when/if a winner is declared

EDITORIAL: AFTER THE VOTES ARE IN - Yesterday's vote is the culmination of another chapter in the great American story. It is a moment of national unity, a shared experience of standing in line, facing a ballot and, with pride, hope and trepidation, making our choices.
MetroWest, on wire now (PLEASE SEE EDITOR'S NOTE)

Sports

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Lifestyles

TERRIFIC TAPPERS CATCH ‘42ND STREET’ BEAT AT NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE -  Come and meet those dancing feet — on the avenue I’m taking you to, 42nd Street.” These clever Al Dubin lyrics should start a memorable title melody by Harry Warren running through your head. This famous song captures the energy and the joy of “42nd Street,” the legendary musical running at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly.
CNC, Applegate, on wire now
With photos

DR. MURRAY FEINGOLD: ROLE REVERSAL FOR THIS DOCTOR - I was just finishing some desk work at the office when I got the call from my daughter-in-law that she was taking my 11-year-old granddaughter to Jordan Hospital in Plymouth.
MetroWest, on wire now

DR. JEFF HERSH: STRESS IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH - Q: I have been feeling pretty stressed lately. My wife says stress can be bad for your health, but I say that is an old wives' tale. Who is right?
MetroWest, on wire now

DARIN ST. GEORGE: MIX IT UP TO KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON - Mix up your exercise routine to keep it interesting. This week, Trainer X tries the Schwinn Airdyne exercise bike.
MetroWest, on wire now

BETSY WADLAND: MORE VITAMIN D RECOMMENDED - Just last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics held its annual conference in Boston and announced that it has doubled the amount of vitamin D recommended for infants, children and adolescents.
MetroWest, on wire now