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Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 01:00 PM EDT

Job Training at MGM Springfield

Job Training at MGM Springfield

Imagine hiring 3,000 people before a place is even open. That’s the challenge at MGM Springfield. In this segment, we can an inside look at the recruiting and training process from Human Resource Vice...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:57 PM EDT

The Countdown to MGM Springfield's Grand Opening

The Countdown to MGM Springfield's Grand Opening

The countdown is on for the Aug. 24 opening of MGM Springfield. And it could be the biggest party western Massachusetts has ever seen. How are plans shaping up for the big day? MGM Springfield President Michael...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

Pot Patrol: Update on Bay State's Marijuana Industry

Pot Patrol: Update on Bay State's Marijuana Industry

Attorney Jim Smith of Smith, Costello & Crawford, which represents about 20 cannabis business clients, talks about Massachusetts recreational marijuana industry and the license approval timetable. What&rsqu...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:45 PM EDT

'Grand Bargain' Passes, GE Dropped From Dow & More

'Grand Bargain' Passes, GE Dropped From Dow & More

Massachusetts Politico’s Lauren Dezenski weighs in on Beacon Hill’s grand bargain, the SCOTUS Wayfair ruling, the ouster of General Electric from the Dow, the Bezos/Buffett/Diman health project...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:01 PM EDT

BBJ Report: MGH Study Finds Generic Drug Can Reverse Type 1 Diabetes Long-Term

BBJ Report: MGH Study Finds Generic Drug Can Reverse Type 1 Diabetes Long-Term

Boston Business Journal reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "MGH study finds generic drug can reverse type 1 diabetes long-term."

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:33 AM EDT

Boston's Energy Chief to Leave for a New Job

Boston's Energy Chief to Leave for a New Job

Boston's chief of energy and the environment has announced he is leaving City Hall.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

Water Balloon Slingshots Top List of Unsafe Summer Toys

Water Balloon Slingshots Top List of Unsafe Summer Toys

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys. Those playthings top a list of 10 questionable toys issued Thursday by...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 09:24 PM EDT

Maine Startup Changing The Way We Source Food

Maine Startup Changing The Way We Source Food

A Maine startup has been changing the way we source our food. 'Forager' has an app that connects farmers with markets, grocery stores and other buyers to streamline the farm-to-table process. The platform...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 09:18 PM EDT

New Health Care Venture to Be Based in Boston

New Health Care Venture to Be Based in Boston

Boston Business Journal reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "Health care venture co-founded by Amazon to be based in Boston."

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Facebook's Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time...

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