The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

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The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

State’s aging infrastructure worries businesses

Bridge, highway, and tunnel repairs are ongoing, but that work is making only a small dent in the state’s transportation needs. By Sarah Shemkus



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School starts soon, but the calendar no longer drives the sales

The old strategy of holding special sales months before the start of a season is catching up with stores.

Comcast invests by the billions in theme parks, Hogwarts and all

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Universal theme park chain was the last thing Comcast was interested in when it bought NBCUniversal four years ago.

After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of a million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.

Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts

Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.

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Assembly Square complex in the works

Developers are proposing housing, a hotel, and up to 1 million square feet of office and lab space in the Somerville hotspot.

Reckoning day for Greek stocks set to resume trading with curbs

After five weeks in a deep sleep, equities in Greece are about to become free to trade again -- though how free is another question.

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Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.