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Many businesses telling employees to stay home ahead of Friday storm

Many Massachusetts businesses were hurriedly telling employees not to bother coming into the office on Friday during the expected blizzard, while others said they were leaving it up to workers to decide whether they can make it.

With the MBTA shutting down at 3:30 Friday afternoon, including commuter rail lines, and Governor Deval Patrick asking commuters to stay off the roads, most corporate work sites will probably be empty anyway on Friday.

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