Beacon Journal/ editorial board: Yes on state Issue 1
Kerry Madden-Lunsford: Literature for those doing hard time
Beacon Journal/ editorial board: When nuclear power plants close
Tom Rosshirt: Barbara Bush’s big embrace
Michael Douglas: On this Earth Day, cheer ‘Drawdown’


Hundreds of trees along Memorial Parkway will fall this year
Spokesman: George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection
Things to Do, April 24: Decemberists; Freddy & Francine; two author events
Indians report: Indians jump to 24th in valuation among MLB franchises, top $1 billion for the first time, according to Forbes

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