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Menino meets with Brown

Mayor Thomas Menino will be meeting up with U.S. Sen.-elect Scott Brown on Tuesday, their schedules show.

Both will meet at the Parkman House on Beacon St., next to the State House, at 9 a.m. A press availability will follow.

At noon, Brown meets with African-American pastors in a closed-press affair at the Roxbury Presbyterian Church on Warren St. A press availability will follow at 1 p.m.

Kineavy takes leave of absence from City Hall

Embroiled in a controversy over deleted City Hall emails, a top aide to Mayor Thomas Menino requested and received an unpaid leave of absence from his job.  Read more

Menino's 'Spotlight on the Candidates' poem

Mayor Thomas Menino's poem, as delivered to the crowd at "Spotlight on the Candidates" at the Riverside Theatre:  Read more

Mayor, council members and hopefuls take to Hyde Park stage in talent show

Mayor Thomas Menino read a poem. City Councillor At-Large Stephen Murphy and District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo provided a rendition of "Putting on the Ritz." And District 6 Councillor John Tobin, in a Hugh Hefner get-up, dealt some one-liners.  Read more

Liz Sullivan is such a card

The Globe puts up a PDF of some of the (at-one-point-deleted-and-then-deleted-again) emails they obtained, including suggested jokes for the St. Patrick's Day breakfast from an assistant in the mayor's office. Somebody contact Hill, Holiday and sign her up.