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Medical device maker files for bankruptcy

Cambridge Endoscopic Devices, a Framingham medical device manufacturer, has filed for bankruptcy after its sales declined and it couldn’t find a buyer.

Woburn landlord sued over Section 8 claim

The Massachusetts Attorney General is suing a Woburn landlord for allegedly discriminating against a tenant on housing assistance.


US opens criminal probe of HubSpot book incident

Officials opened an investigation into alleged attempts by former executives to obtain a draft of a book about the Cambridge company.

Galvin conducts inquiry into BNY Mellon technical glitch

Secretary of State William F. Galvin in conducting an inquiry into a technical glitch at Bank of New York Mellon Corp. that caused pricing problems in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds last month amid the market volatility.

L.L. Bean store in Freeport to close for leader’s memorial

The L.L. Bean flagship store that’s open 24/7 year-round will close for the memorial service next weekend for longtime leader Leon Gorman, who died this week at age 80.

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The AVA Theater District apartment building on Stuart Street is one of many luxury developments new to the market in Boston.

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High-end housing market cooling off

With so many new luxury apartments coming onto the market, landlords are competing for tenants who can afford the high rents.

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York attends a rally of activists calling for higher wages in the fast food industry in Manhattan in June.

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What’s the state of the American labor movement?

Labor unions once represented about 1 of every 3 American workers. Today, it’s 1 in 9 — and falling.

Rising costs, changing payments driving hospital mergers

These trends have only added to hospitals’ urgency to find efficiencies through mergers, analysts said.

A Chinese company is building Red and Orange line trains.

Chinese firm pledges prompt delivery of T cars

The assurance comes amid the turmoil rocking China’s economy and the recent merger of that country’s two biggest railmakers.



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