Fee dispute leaves FIOS customers in Mass. without Fox 25

The Fox 25 blackout for Verizon FIOS customers in Mass. meant that viewers could not see the Cowboys-Eagles game.

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The new owner of the Boston-area Fox affiliate and Verizon were not able to reach a deal, leaving about 400,000 without the channel.

Shoppers at a Target store on Thanksgiving night in Wheeling, Ill.

‘Webrooming’ shoppers research online, then buy in stores

It’s the opposite of “showrooming” — where shoppers browse items in stores and then buy online — and has become a popular way to shop.

Roger Berkowitz, President and CEO of Legal Sea Foods, rebutted the allegations the restaurant chain violated state wage laws by forcing servers and bartenders to share tips with workers who rolled silverware in napkins. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)

Legal Sea Foods sued over tip policy

The lawsuits allege the restaurant forced servers and bartenders to share tips with workers who rolled silverware in napkins.

Claret Figueroa and Oscar Cabrara attended their English as a Second Language class this week at Lawrence Community Works.

One-stop financial centers spreading throughout Eastern Mass.

The multiservice centers provide those in need with aid now, and advice for the future.

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One-stop financial centers spreading throughout Eastern Mass.

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Strapped towns sell tax liens to for-profits

The move is prompting concern among consumer advocates that vulnerable residents are being hit.

Plowz & Mowz comes to the Boston area

The snow removal and lawn care app allows users to request services and see prices conveniently on their smartphones.

Demand soars for affordable housing in Boston area

A lottery for 73 rental vouchers for low-income families attracted 10,000 applicants, highlighting the area’s rental crunch.

Legal Sea Foods sued over tip policy

The lawsuits allege the restaurant forced servers and bartenders to share tips with workers who rolled silverware in napkins.

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