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Newly released documents from a major insurer detail how certain hospitals and doctors are paid dramatically more than others for the same types of services, sometimes as much as three times higher. (By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff)
A third day of rain pushed Eastern Massachusetts to a tipping point yesterday as a relentless nor’easter sent rivers and streams spilling over their banks, overwhelmed sewer systems, flooded major roads, and forced hundreds to leave their homes ahead of advancing waters. (By Peter Schworm and Noah Bierman, Globe Staff)
Patrick Roche, an 80-year-old grocer who credits a parochial school in Roslindale with helping his family when his mother died, said yesterday he is giving $20 million to a Boston College center that is attempting to revitalize the nation’s struggling Catholic schools. (By Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff)
The chief executive of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest private health insurer, abruptly resigned yesterday, just weeks after he was replaced as chairman of the board. (By Todd Wallack, Globe Staff)
At least 100 communities across America - maybe more - are vying for the attention of Google, which is holding an open competition raffle called "Google Fiber for Communities" this month. The grand prize? An advanced data network capable of downloading Internet data at one billion bits per second. (By Hiawatha Bray, Globe Staff)
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