CEOs, civic group urge action on transit in Mass.

A new study estimates that if the state fails to address the aging highway and transit network, the cumulative economic drain could total $26 billion by 2030.

// New England Law head draws scrutiny for his pay

John F. O’Brien’s annual compensation of $867,00 may make him the highest paid law school dean in America.

// Mayor Menino at home away from home

The recuperating mayor has set up shop in the Parkman House, a mansion about as far from his Readville home as a man of the people can get.

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A supporter of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak celebrated outside a High Court in Cairo after the court ordered a retrial of Mubarak.

Egypt court grants Mubarak appeal, orders retrial

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had been convicted of failing to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime.

Matthew O’Neill waited for a taxi after being treated for a broken arm at Nantucket Cottage Hospital.

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21 states take aim at Mass. hospitals’ Medicare windfall

A Nantucket hospital’s rural designation has allowed the state’s 81 other hospitals to reap between a $256.6 million and $367 million annual bonus for the last two years.

The Patriots keep finding ways to put Wes Welker in good positions to make plays.

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Wes Welker in great standing with Patriots

At the start of the season, the receiver appeared on the outs with the team. But when he was needed most, he came through, just like he usually does.

Bill Belichick has 17 career playoff victories, while the Texans’ Gary Kubiak has just two.

Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots have the coaching edge against Texans

Bill Belichick matching wits with Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is one of the biggest mismatches of the playoffs.

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski (left) with holder Zoltan Mesko.

Patriots’ Stephen Gostkowski awaits his defining moment

Gostkowski has never been called on to kick a last-second, potential game-winning postseason field goal with the Patriots trailing.

Tom Brady and the Patriots had two weeks off to prepare for the Texans’ visit to Foxborough.

Patriots’ keys to a win vs. Texans

How can the Patriots move past the Texans and into the AFC title game? Jim McBride has the answers in his scouting report.


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Ryan Wendell has been a mainstay on the Patriots offensive line, missing just six offensive snaps. He led the NFL in totals snaps.

Ryan Wendell a mainstay on Patriots’ offensive line

Wendell is the top center of an offensive line that paved the way for Patriots running backs to total 2,184 yards, the highest for the team since 2008.