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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:52 PM EDT

BBJ Report: More Boston Herald Layoffs Planned

BBJ Report: More Boston Herald Layoffs Planned

Digital First planning additional layoffs at Boston Herald."  ">Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "Digital First planning additional layoffs at Boston Herald."  

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 01:31 PM EDT

Bostonians Must Make $45 an Hour To Afford 2-BR Rental

Bostonians Must Make $45 an Hour To Afford 2-BR Rental

A recent report highlights just how unaffordable housing is in Boston, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:38 AM EDT

Residential, Retail Community to Replace Former Horse Track

Residential, Retail Community to Replace Former Horse Track

A new retail and residential community is being built in downtown Salem, New Hampshire. The 170-acre complex will replace the former Rockingham Park. Developer Joe Faro joins necn to discuss the details of...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 03:49 AM EDT

How Fox's Businesses Would Match Up With Disney and Comcast

How Fox's Businesses Would Match Up With Disney and Comcast

Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:55 AM EDT

Weak Pay Growth Puzzles Fed Chief, Just Like Everyone Else

Weak Pay Growth Puzzles Fed Chief, Just Like Everyone Else

Halfway through a news conference Wednesday, the head of the world's most powerful central bank was asked a question weighing on the minds — and the checking accounts — of Americans everywhere: When will people...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:30 PM EDT

Breaking Down AT&T Vs. DOJ Ruling

Breaking Down AT&T Vs. DOJ Ruling

The decision to allow AT&T to buy Time Warner has opened the mega merger floodgates. Comcast has formally announced a bid for much of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. The long awaited bid came...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 06:41 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Wynn Accused of Fraud in Everett Land Deal

BBJ Report: Wynn Accused of Fraud in Everett Land Deal

Lawsuit accuses Wynn Resorts of fraud in Everett land deal."  ">Digital editor Max Stendahl joins necn to discuss his story, "Lawsuit accuses Wynn Resorts of fraud in Everett land deal."  

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:46 PM EDT

Comcast Challenges Disney With $65B Bid for Fox

Comcast Challenges Disney With $65B Bid for Fox

Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 10:45 AM EDT

Construction Incident at Theater Could Delay Show Opening

Construction Incident at Theater Could Delay Show Opening

A support beam at a historic theater under renovation in Boston has failed, potentially delaying the world premiere of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical."

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Boston Officials Approve Stricter Airbnb Rules

Boston Officials Approve Stricter Airbnb Rules

The Boston City Council has approved strict new regulations that will limit short-term rental companies like Airbnb.

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