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House OK's hike
in Mass. sales tax

House lawmakers approved a sales tax hike last night by a veto-proof margin, capping a dramatic showdown with Governor Deval Patrick after he threatened to veto the broad-based tax increase. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
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State girds for swine flu

Massachusetts public health officials yesterday mobilized against a possible swine flu outbreak as the World Health Organization raised its alert level to Phase 4 - signaling significant risk of a global epidemic - and the number of confirmed cases in the United States more than doubled, to at least 50. (By Kay Lazar and John C. Drake, Globe Staff)

A big blow for travel industry

The bruised US economy, which had shown a few signs of life, took another beating yesterday with global concerns over the swine flu outbreak expected to hit travel and tourism the hardest. (By Jenn Abelson and Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)
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More in US switching religious affiliations

Catholics who leave their faith say they drifted away from the church because it did not meet their spiritual needs or they stopped believing in its teachings, according to a new study, while Protestants often tend to cite circumstantial factors, a move, a marriage, or a problem with a particular minister or congregation. (By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff)

For many, her blog makes 'Idol' complete

Blogging "American Idol" hasn't made Brookline's MJ Santilli rich, but it has certainly made her someone, with growing recognition among the most rabid "Idol" fans; one blogger last year declared hers "the #1 American Idol fansite." (By Joanna Weiss, Globe Staff)





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