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House passes
sweeping health bill

House Democrats narrowly approved a historic health care expansion last night. The bill would provide coverage for 36 million Americans, establish a limited public insurance plan, and prohibit insurers from discriminating against people with preexisting conditions. (By Lisa Wangsness and Susan Milligan, Globe Staff)

Transportation payroll
soared under Patrick

As Governor Deval Patrick merges the state’s transportation agencies in an attempt to reduce duplication and waste, a review of payroll records shows that his own administration presided over much of the growth in spending he must now rein in. (By Andrea Estes, Globe Staff)

A day in the life of a pandemic

For the first time since the frenzied hunt for swine flu inoculations began last month, the state Department of Public Health agreed to let a reporter observe the divvying up of vaccine to health providers. It is a task that is equal parts science and art, supply and demand. (By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)

Artful Dodgers, bleeding, blue

The style of would-be Red Sox owners Frank and Jamie McCourt alienated the Boston business community and City Hall in 2001, so they bought the Los Angeles Dodgers instead. Last month, sensational details of the couple's impending divorce became public, and fans of the venerable baseball franchise are up in arms and may force the McCourts to sell the team. (By Mark Shanahan, Globe Staff)

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