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Top business stories of the year

As 2011 comes to a close, Boston Globe reporters and editors came up with the following list of the biggest local stories of the year — including legalizing gambling, companies going public, and some bankruptcies.

Now we're looking for your help in determining which is the biggest story of the year.

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Topics

Drag your the topics on the right to the spaces on the left in order of importance.

  • Genzyme agrees to $20.1 billion sale

  • Oracle Corp. agrees to buy Endeca

  • FDA approves new Vertex drug to treat hepatitis C

  • Steward Health Care goes on acquisition spree

  • Fish mislabeling widespread in Massachusetts, Globe investigation finds

  • Filenes Basement files for bankruptcy and goes out business

  • Friendly's files for bankruptcy

  • Developer Arthur Winn pleads guilty to campaign finance fraud

  • Casino gambling legalized

  • Walmart expanding Boston area

  • Unemployment remains stubbornly high

  • AMSC sues Chinese partner for stealing intellectual property

  • Tough times for alternative energy firms

  • Patrick administration delays NStar merger

  • Golden parachute for Blue Cross Blue Shield executive

  • Two companies brave markets, go public

  • No recovery for housing market

  • AG sues banks over foreclosure practices

  • Japan Airlines announces Boston-Tokyo nonstop service

  • Fidelity closes Marlborough facility

  • State Street investigated for foreign exchange practices

  • Commercial real estate shows signs of life