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7 companies meet casino deadline

The field of competitors for casino licenses in eastern and western Mass. took shape as seven companies submitted applications ahead of the 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline.

Tax hikes may loom to pay for state transportation costs

A state transportation report includes options for a 30-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase, a sales tax of 7.75 percent, and an income tax of 5.66 percent.

Lance Armstrong admits to doping

The former cycling star confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a source said.

Rajon Rondo had a triple double against the Bobcats as the Celtics won their sixth straight.

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Celtics win sixth straight

Rajon Rondo scored 17 points with 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the Celtics to the win over the Charlotte Bobcats.

Joe Andruzzi holds the mike for Matthew Govostes to speak at a November benefit for Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Former Patriots player is there for cancer patients

Joe Andruzzi and his wife, Jen, have helped families of cancer patients pay their day-to-day bills since 2008.

Jodie Foster delivered a long and rambling speech after she was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.

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Jodie Foster speaks out, on her terms

Foster’s remarks Sunday at the Golden Globes were an example of how this noted actress and director plays by her rules, not the media’s.

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Test time for Boston schools panel

No assignment plan is going to fix the Boston public schools, but greater parental engagement in schools can only be a good thing.