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Lawsuit Filed In Boston Accuses Uber Of Exploiting Drivers

A Boston labor lawyer has sued the car service Uber, alleging that it exploits its drivers.

06/27/2014

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SJC: Massachusetts Voters Can Decide Casino Issue

The state’s highest court ruled Tuesday that voters can decide the fate of the casino gambling law, throwing the future of casinos in Massachusetts into question.

06/24/2014

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Chinese Airline Begins Nonstop Boston-Beijing Flights

Hainan Airlines is offering a least four nonstop flights a week in each direction between Boston and Beijing on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with connections offered to other cities in China including Shanghai.

06/21/2014

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TD Garden Offers Peek At $70 Million Construction Project

With construction well underway for a $70 million makeover at TD Garden, crews offered a sneak peek on Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Whole Foods: Recalled Meat ‘Not At Risk’ For Mad Cow

One day after a supplier for Whole Foods Markets issued a recall on 4,000 pounds of beef over fears that they could be contaminated with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), which is commonly referred to as Mad Cow Disease, the supermarket chain says the meat in question is safe.

06/13/2014

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4,000 Lbs. Of Beef Recalled; Some Sold At Mass. Whole Foods

A recall has been announced for more than 4,000 pounds of fresh beef products, including bone-in ribeye roasts that were sold at Whole Foods stores in New England.

06/12/2014

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Massachusetts House Backs Summer Sales Tax Holiday

The Massachusetts House has given its support to holding another summer sales tax holiday.

06/12/2014

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Cambridge Service Offers Up Deep Discounts On E-Books

A local company wants to fill up your e-reader without emptying your wallet.

06/10/2014

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Somerville Dunkin’ Donuts Delivery Available Through Foodler

There’s good news for people who wish that Dunkin’ Donuts delivered.

06/05/2014

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Businesses Using Controversial Tactics To Thwart Online Complaints

Customer reviews carry a lot of weight, so some businesses are using a controversial new tactic to avoid getting any negative feedback online.

06/04/2014

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Best Flowers For Your New England Garden

When the seasons change in New England, and winter finally fades into spring, it’s time to think about beautifying your yard. A visit to the local nursery can be overwhelming, with so many beautiful blooms to choose.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

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Hot Holiday Toys For 2010

A look at some of the hot toys for the 2010 Holiday Season.

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Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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Scary Foods: 9 Nasty Recalls

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