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South Boston condo developer vows to correct sidewalk problem
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South Boston condo developer vows to correct sidewalk problem

The city approved a pedestrian easement plan Thursday from a developer who has come under fire for building a luxury condo in South Boston that...

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Target’s online game is on target
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Target’s online game is on target

NEW YORK (AP) - An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer exceeded first quarter expectations on...

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Everett, Springfield pols concerned over MGM-Wynn’s Encore Boston Harbor sale
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Everett, Springfield pols concerned over MGM-Wynn’s Encore Boston Harbor sale

Officials from Everett and Springfield say their cities could be dealt a bad hand should Wynn Resorts proceed with a sale of its $2.6 billion...

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Macy’s customers could start to feel impact of trade war
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Macy’s customers could start to feel impact of trade war

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's customers may finally start to feel the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with China. Like many department stores...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The...

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Ruling blocks parts of Boston’s short-term rental ordinance
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Ruling blocks parts of Boston’s short-term rental ordinance

Mayor Martin J. Walsh vowed that the city is "moving forward" with its regulations on Airbnb after a federal judge temporarily blocked some parts...

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Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street
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Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street

Two developers say they've paved the way for a new street that will enhance accessibility in Jackson Square, according to a press release. Boston...

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Legal pot sales top $100M in Massachusetts
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Legal pot sales top $100M in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Legal marijuana has reached a milestone of sorts in Massachusetts as sales of recreational pot climb over the $100 million mark....

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Development proposal could eat up Mul’s Diner in Southie
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Development proposal could eat up Mul’s Diner in Southie

Another iconic South Boston spot could soon go the way of the apartment building, as a developer is proposing to buy Mul's Diner and replace it...

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Stop & Shop strike cost company about $100 million
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Stop & Shop strike cost company about $100 million

BOSTON - The owners of New England's largest supermarket chain are projecting around $100 million in losses from the labor strike that ended Easter...

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Walsh details Charlestown housing goals in five-year capital plan
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Walsh details Charlestown housing goals in five-year capital plan

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Tuesday his administration is putting multiple million-dollar investments toward affordable housing in Charlestown...

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‘Not kosher’ to buy at grocery store during strike
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‘Not kosher’ to buy at grocery store during strike

BOSTON (AP) - As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the...

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Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike
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Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike

QUINCY - Stop & Shop is acknowledging that it has limited its offerings during a strike affecting 240 supermarkets in New England and is...

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Joe Biden rallying for Stop & Shop workers in Boston Thursday
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Joe Biden rallying for Stop & Shop workers in Boston Thursday

Former Vice President Joe Biden will get behind striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston this Thursday, speaking at a rally at the South Bay Center...

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Elizabeth Warren has new plan for fossil fuel leasing on public lands
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Elizabeth Warren has new plan for fossil fuel leasing on public lands

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elizabeth Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she's elected president, one of several new...

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Pols siding with workers in Stop & Shop strike
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Pols siding with workers in Stop & Shop strike

The ongoing Stop & Shop strike is causing some shoppers to look elsewhere for groceries and workers to hold a strong picket line. More than 30,000...

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Teamsters back up striking Stop & Shop workers
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Teamsters back up striking Stop & Shop workers

The Teamsters have joined forces with striking Stop & Shop workers to try to bring the company to its knees by cutting off the supply of goods to...

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Stop & Shop supermarket workers in 3 states go on strike
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Stop & Shop supermarket workers in 3 states go on strike

PROVIDENCE, R. I. - Tens of thousands of employees at Stop & Shop supermarkets in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut went on strike...

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LL Bean awards grants for park projects
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LL Bean awards grants for park projects

FREEPORT, Maine - L. L. Bean is awarding grants for parks and green space projects in Cleveland, Chicago and Boston. The retailer, in partnership...

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Dudley Square advocates seek help to stem ‘economic crisis’
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Dudley Square advocates seek help to stem ‘economic crisis’

Community members in Dudley Square held an "economic crisis meeting" Saturday as storefronts in the district are closing at a rapid pace, calling...

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Canadian developer plans 24-story tower near Chinatown
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Canadian developer plans 24-story tower near Chinatown

A Canadian-based real estate developer has filed plans with the city to build a 24-story office tower near Boston's Chinatown. Oxford Properties...

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Supermarket group backs plastic bag ban, with conditions
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Supermarket group backs plastic bag ban, with conditions

BOSTON - A group representing supermarkets and other food stores offered its conditional support Tuesday to a bill that if approved would make...

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US charges Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination
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US charges Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) - The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real...

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Boston releases ‘banner year’ income-restricted housing report
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Boston releases ‘banner year’ income-restricted housing report

City officials called 2018 a "banner year" for income-restricted housing development with a whopping 546 new units last year, comprising a full 21...

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Back Bay scores shoe startup Allbirds store
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Back Bay scores shoe startup Allbirds store

A San Francisco-based shoe startup that claims to make "the world's most comfortable shoe" is opening up on Newbury Street Thursday, creating a...

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Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth
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Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using...

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Dick’s to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores
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Dick’s to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said on Tuesday that it will stop selling hunting rifles and ammunition at 125 of its stores,...

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Tesla walks back its plan to close most showrooms
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Tesla walks back its plan to close most showrooms

DETROIT (AP) - Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles....

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Amazon to close all its pop-up shops
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Amazon to close all its pop-up shops

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon said Wednesday that it will shut down all its pop-up shops and focus on opening more of its bookstores as it rethinks its...

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Ready for a new lease? Don’t expect 2016’s deals
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Ready for a new lease? Don’t expect 2016’s deals

A record 4.3 million Americans have vehicle leases that are ending in 2019. If you're one of them and you expect to get the same kind of deal you...

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