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The ballooning cost of Medicaid is one of the biggest challenges facing Massachusetts and other states, which have seen demand for the program jump during the recession as increasing numbers of unemployed residents enroll in the subsidized insurance plan. (By Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)
Representative Niki Tsongas, a Lowell Democrat and member of the Armed Services Committee, helped win passage of legislation aimed at improving the Pentagon’s handling of rape and sexual abuse cases. (By Bryan Bender, Globe Staff)
Next fall, the Microtext Department room at the Boston Public Library will reopen as the new repository and exhibit hall for the library’s Norman B. Leventhal Map Collection, one of the country’s foremost cartographic resources. Many of the collection’s most valuable maps, atlases, and other materials will come out of storage and into fuller public view. (By Joseph P. Kahn, Globe Staff)
Boston researchers plan to announce today that they are partnering with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to develop and bring to market a sophisticated, noninvasive test that can detect tiny traces of cancer cells in a blood sample. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)
Aid agencies warn that “spontaneous volunteers” can make matters worse if they show up without training or protection. They could end up in jail like Paul Waggoner of Nantucket, or injured or dead. (By Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff)
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