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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:37 AM EST

Annual Gambling Revenues Rise at Massachusetts' Lone Casino

Annual Gambling Revenues Rise at Massachusetts' Lone Casino

The state Gambling Commission reported Tuesday that Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville generated $12.7 million in gross revenues from its slot machines last month.

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Dunkin' Debuts Store of the Future in Quincy

Dunkin' Debuts Store of the Future in Quincy

A new Dunkin' Donuts store in Quincy, Massachusetts is focusing on technology and convenience, dropping Donuts from the name as part of the company's rebranding process.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 01:56 PM EST

'Deeply Disappointing': GE to Take $6.2B After-Tax Charge

'Deeply Disappointing': GE to Take $6.2B After-Tax Charge

General Electric is taking a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review and reserve testing of GE Capital's runoff insurance portfolio. GE Capital will also suspend its dividend to GE...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:17 AM EST

CVS Pharmacy to End Touch Ups of Its Beauty Images

CVS Pharmacy to End Touch Ups of Its Beauty Images

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health Corp., wants to end touch-ups of its beauty images in its marketing campaigns by the end of 2020.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:51 PM EST

BBJ Report: Boston Transportation Changes

BBJ Report: Boston Transportation Changes

Real estate editor Catherine Carlock joins necn to discuss her story, "Boston's biggest transportation hubs are undergoing major developments."

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 12:07 AM EST

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether states should be able to collect sales taxes for online purchases, a move that would raise costs for consumers while generating more money for local...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:45 PM EST

Bezos to Give $33M in College Scholarships to DACA Students

Bezos to Give $33M in College Scholarships to DACA Students

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday that they will donate $33 million to help young undocumented immigrants who had obtained DACA status to pay for college, NBC News...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 02:08 PM EST

Fidelity Investigated for Incentive-Based Product Sales

Fidelity Investigated for Incentive-Based Product Sales

The Secretary of the Commonwealth is investigating three brokerage firms in Massachusetts following a report that their financial advisers were paid to get customers to buy more expensive products.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:07 AM EST

Poll: 1 in 5 Mass. Voters Say They've Been Sexually Harassed

Poll: 1 in 5 Mass. Voters Say They've Been Sexually Harassed

Since the #MeToo movement took off, sexual harassment has been widely reported not only in Hollywood but in the world of politics and in the everyday workplace.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:46 PM EST

Boston Business Journal Report: GE Selling Off

Boston Business Journal Report: GE Selling Off

Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "With low expectations for 2018, GE will be judged by how it handles selloffs."

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