Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:00AM
- Conventional killings left out of Syria debate: Is it worse for a government to kill 1,400 people by chemical weapons than to engage in a civil war in which more than 100,000 have died by guns and bombs? Tracy Jan reports from Washington.
- What took Deval Patrick so long to fight the tech tax?: Business columnist Shirley Leung says the universe couldn't have handed Patrick a better opportunity to save face and make nice to an industry that has been a pillar of the Mass. economy, yet he did nothing.
- Mayoral candidates are courting seniors: In this Boston mayoral election with 12 candidates running for mayor, seniors are getting attention as never before. City Hall bureau reporter Andrew Ryan details the latest in the race.
- Dual bid shows Charles Yancey going his own way: Yancey, the only person to ever represent City Council District 4, was elected at the same time as Mayor Menino. Now Yancey wants his job. Akilah Johnson profiles the candidate.
- John Connolly sees schools as the link to a better future: Columnist Yvonne Abraham writes about the rationale for Connolly's mayoral campaign- making our schools better.
- Menino, stop the heavy action agenda: Columnist Joan Vennochi writes about what the mayor is trying to push through in the final days of his term.