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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:38 PM EDT

The Business of the Budget

The Business of the Budget

Greater Boston Chamber CEO Jim Rooney reacts to the state budget; the new marijuana law and the local impact on the failure to kill the ACA. Plus, the big week for Vertex and patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 09:35 PM EDT

Taps Off: Brewery Workers Fired Amid Makeover

Taps Off: Brewery Workers Fired Amid Makeover

Workers were let go as Lowell Beer Works is undergoing a massive makeover.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 09:32 PM EDT

McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie to Items it Delivers

McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie to Items it Delivers

McDonald's describes the McDelivery Collection as "a selection of fun, fashion forward items you can wear or use whenever and wherever you order." It also includes french fry-themed sweatsuits and sandals,...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 06:27 PM EDT

Speaker Ryan Talks Tax Reform at New Balance in Lawrence

Speaker Ryan Talks Tax Reform at New Balance in Lawrence

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code as his party looks to reset amid its struggles on repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 07:16 PM EDT

Exxon Fined $2M for Tillerson-Era Breach of Russia Sanctions

Exxon Fined $2M for Tillerson-Era Breach of Russia Sanctions

Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday....

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 07:14 PM EDT

BBJ Report: New Cystic Fibrosis Data

BBJ Report: New Cystic Fibrosis Data

Biotech reporter Max Stendahl joins necn to discuss his story, "Analysts lavish praise on the latest cystic fibrosis data from Vertex."

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:44 PM EDT

Carrier Cuts Jobs at Factory Where Trump Said He Saved Jobs

Carrier Cuts Jobs at Factory Where Trump Said He Saved Jobs

The Carrier factory where then-President-elect Donald Trump announced that he had made a deal to save U.S. jobs from moving to Mexico has started the process of laying off workers. NBC News reports that 338...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 02:28 PM EDT

Paul Ryan to Visit Massachusetts Factory

Paul Ryan to Visit Massachusetts Factory

Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan will be in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Thursday afternoon to visit a factory and discuss tax reform.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 07:24 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Boston Globe CEO Steps Down

BBJ Report: Boston Globe CEO Steps Down

Managing editor Don Seiffert joins necn to discuss his story, "Boston Globe CEO steps down after less than seven months."  

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 07:28 PM EDT

Boston Globe CEO Stepping Down

Boston Globe CEO Stepping Down

After just seven months on the job, The Boston Globe's CEO is reportedly out.

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