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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 05:27 PM EDT

Papa John's Starts Pulling Founder's Image From Marketing

Papa John's Starts Pulling Founder's Image From Marketing

Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:03 AM EDT

'It's Heartbreaking': Build-a-Bear CEO Sorry for Sale Chaos

'It's Heartbreaking': Build-a-Bear CEO Sorry for Sale Chaos

The head of Build-a-Bear Workshop is apologizing after a special "pay your age" sale drew "extreme crowds" to malls and shopping centers, forcing the company to close lines during the promotion and turn away...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 12:01 AM EDT

BBJ Report: WeWork Grows in Seaport

BBJ Report: WeWork Grows in Seaport

WeWork grows again in Boston, this time in the Seaport."">Real estate editor Catherine Carlock joins necn to discuss her story, "WeWork grows again in Boston, this time in the Seaport."

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 08:08 AM EDT

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 07:25 PM EDT

Lockout Costs National Grid Workers Wages, Benefits

Lockout Costs National Grid Workers Wages, Benefits

After failing to agree to a new work contract, approximately 1,200 National Grid employees have been locked out of their jobs, costing them wages and benefits. Union members of the United Steel Workers Local...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:03 PM EDT

Vt. Gov., AG Make Visa Investor Announcement

Vt. Gov., AG Make Visa Investor Announcement

Republican Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic Attorney General T.J. Donovan will make an announcement about the state's troubled immigrant investor program. The announcement will come Thursday in Newport, a town...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:07 PM EDT

Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval

Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval

The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday. Shares of AT&T slipped 1 percent in after-hours trading Thursday. In June, a federal judge...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:09 PM EDT

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining migrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Currently, more...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Fast-Food Chains Agree to Allow Workers to Change Branches

Fast-Food Chains Agree to Allow Workers to Change Branches

Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 12:08 AM EDT

'Extreme Crowds' Force Build-a-Bear to Close Lines on 'Pay Your Age Day'

'Extreme Crowds' Force Build-a-Bear to Close Lines on 'Pay Your Age Day'

After Build-a-Bear Workshop offered customers the chance to pay their age for any stuffable animal, the company was forced to close its lines at all U.S. and Canadian workshops as "extreme crowds" filled...

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