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Thousands of workers protested outside the Market Basket in Tewksbury, July 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Board To ‘Seriously Consider’ Ousted CEO’s Offer As Workers Stage Huge Rally

The owners of Market Basket are meeting in Boston to discuss the workers’ revolt and an offer to buy the supermarket chain from a fired CEO.

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Danny Nickerson received 100,000 additional birthday cards on Friday. (WBZ-TV).

Foxboro Boy With Brain Tumor Receives 100,000 Additional Birthday Cards

Danny Nickerson, who asked for cards for his sixth birthday, received 100,000 additional cards on Friday.

3 hours ago

Market Basket workers on Friday rallied for the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. DeMoulas. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Workers Continue Rally; Company Fails To Reinstate Ousted CEO

The energetic crowd of thousands gathered at the company’s Tewksbury store voicing support for DeMoulas as well standing up against “corporate America.”

4 hours ago

3 people were trapped in the car after the crash. (Photo courtesy: State Police)

3 Hurt As Car Nearly Runs Off Route 190 Overpass

Three people were seriously hurt when a car flipped and nearly went off an overpass in Worcester Friday.

5 hours ago

A cow milked by a robot at Great Brook farm in Carlisle. (WBZ-TV)

Carlisle ‘Smart Farm’ Using Robots To Milk Cows

When you think about farming, you’re more likely to think tractors, than technology. A farm in Massachusetts is the nation’s first to get help from a robot.

7 hours ago

U.S. Customs officer helps two young boys at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Lynch Skeptical Of Proposal To Shelter Illegal Immigrant Children In Mass.

Rep. Stephen Lynch believes undocumented children brought to Massachusetts for temporary shelter will likely stay much longer than the proposed 35-40 days.

7 hours ago

Danny Nickerson. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Here’s Some Good News

I feel it’s my solemn duty to once in awhile try to lighten your mood with some good news, and this is one of those days.

10 hours ago

Aaron Hernandez in Fall River Superior Court, June 18, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Judge Denies Aaron Hernandez Request To Dismiss Murder Charge

Hernandez’s lawyers argued that prosecutors hadn’t shown probable cause to sustain the murder charge against Hernandez in the death of Odin Lloyd.

10 hours ago

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Fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas Wants To Buy Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas said in a statement that he and his side of the family want to buy the 50.5 percent of the company now controlled by relatives who backed his firing last month.

20 hours ago

Former state probation commissioner John O'Brien. (WBZ-TV )

Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien Guilty Of Racketeering

Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.

07/24/2014

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