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Obama to reverse
stem cell limits

President Obama plans to sign an executive order on Monday overturning his predecessor's restrictions on stem cell research. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson and Joseph Williams, Globe Staff)

Consumers who could
lift market not ready to buy

Many potential buyers in Massachusetts and the nation, who sellers and economists believe could purchase a home, are not quite willing. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)

As banks falter, more
critics call for receivership

A growing chorus of economists, former top government officials, and analysts is calling on the Obama administration to put failing institutions into federal receivership. (By Michael Kranish, Globe Staff)

Glitzy video slots seen
as particular addiction risk

Among addiction specialists, video slot machines have come to be known as the "crack cocaine" of the gambling industry. (By Carey Goldberg, Globe Staff)

Catch the fallen stars

Local band The Click Five got off to a meteoric start in 2005, but quickly fell back to earth. Now, they're starting over - at Cambridge's Lizard Lounge. (By Joan Anderman, Globe Staff)





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