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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 09:45 AM EST

McDonald's to Raze Chicago-Area Museum of 1st Restaurant

McDonald's to Raze Chicago-Area Museum of 1st Restaurant

McDonald's Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that's a replica of the hamburger chain's first restaurant. Ray Kroc built his first restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, after franchisi...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 05:34 PM EST

BBJ Report: Cat Cafe Opens Amid Controversy

BBJ Report: Cat Cafe Opens Amid Controversy

Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "Feline great: Boston's first cat cafe opens after months of controversy."

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 05:42 PM EST

Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner, calling it an "illegal" combination that harms consumers and stifles innovation, DOJ officials said. AT&T and Time Warner announced...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:24 PM EST

Boston Is Among Best US Cities to Retire

Boston Is Among Best US Cities to Retire

Boston is ranked the second best city in the United States to retire, according to Bankrate.com.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:41 PM EST

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:50 PM EST

MBTA Approves Overhaul of Fare Collection System

MBTA Approves Overhaul of Fare Collection System

A $723 million overhaul of the fare collection system on the MBTA will phase out the CharlieCard, allowing commuters to tap a credit card or smartphone.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 09:22 PM EST

BBJ Report: Seaport Square Redesign

BBJ Report: Seaport Square Redesign

Real estate editor Catherine Carlock joins necn to discuss her story, "Seaport Square redesign gets city approval."

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:38 PM EST

Vt. Baking Brand Sees Growth, Thanks in Part to Retail Giant

Vt. Baking Brand Sees Growth, Thanks in Part to Retail Giant

The country’s largest retailer is expanding its commitment to sourcing products manufactured in the United States.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:13 PM EST

Mass. Fund for Puerto Rico

Mass. Fund for Puerto Rico

Aixa Beauchamp, Co-Chair of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund brings us up to date on efforts to help with the recovery and also the resettlement of some of the people who are staying in Massachuset...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:10 PM EST

Massive $1B Mass. Pike Project in Allston

Massive $1B Mass. Pike Project in Allston

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney on I-90 Allston Changes, General Electric woes, Massachusetts jobs figures, the Marty Walsh landslide; the changing face of the Boston city Council and the...

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