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N.H. set to OK
same-sex marriage

Legislative leaders said they would act quickly to adopt amendments that Governor John Lynch requested to the gay marriage bill. (By Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)

Angels, demons in O'Malley's realm

The scene is not one any cardinal wants to consider: a prince of the church, his bare chest branded with a cultish symbol, burned to death as he hangs spread-eagle above the altar in a Roman church. (By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff)

Waits grow longer to see Hub doctors

Despite Boston's abundance of top-notch medical specialists, the waits to see dermatologists, obstetrician-gynecologists, and orthopedic surgeons for routine care have grown longer - to as much as a year for the busiest doctors. (By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff)

Health pioneer may get Obama post

Dr. Paul Farmer, the global health crusader who has crafted lifesaving projects from Haiti to Rwanda, has told colleagues privately that he is mulling a possible appointment by the Obama administration to coordinate the United States' growing overseas health initiatives. (By James F. Smith, Globe Staff)

12 Mass. dealerships hit
as Chrysler cuts 789 outlets

A dozen Chrysler dealerships in Massachusetts are among the 789 nationwide scheduled to be eliminated by the troubled automaker, a move that could cost the state hundreds of jobs and shutter businesses that have been fixtures in their communities for decades. (By Erin Ailworth, Globe Staff)

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