What’s taking so long with Market Basket?

Red-lined versions of the stock purchase agreement are flying back and forth among attorneys in Boston and elsewhere.

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While nearly all the major sticking points to a deal have been resolved, lawyers for both sides are still going back and forth over several details.

Mass. home sales fell, prices rose in July

A lack of properties continued to hamper the local housing market.

American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz

Both companies are pulling flight listings since they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.

US stocks gain; S&P 500 holds at 2,000 points

The reports showed the biggest jump ever in durable-goods orders and gain in consumer confidence, the highest since 2007.

The Rathskeller Suite at the Hotel Commonwealth will cost guests $500 to $900 a night. A keyboard used in the original Rathskeller, also called The Rat, is on display in the hotel suite.

Hotel Commonwealth

High-end hotel adds suite dedicated to The Rat

The Hotel Commonwealth, located in a high-end property built on the site of the late legendary punk club, will unveil a suite in its honor.

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The Volpe transportation complex is poised for a dramatic transformation under a federal plan to redevelop the Cambridge property.

Shirley Leung

Who is Jack Connors backing in the governor’s race?

Connors has been a big giver to Democrats, but there are signs he may back Republican Charlie Baker.

A rendering of the new offices for Partners HealthCare proposed for Assembly Square in Somerville.

Partners HealthCare developing offices in Somerville

The company has agreed to pay Somerville more than $1 million a year when it moves to the new offices.

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It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration has sought input on a modified risk tobacco product application.

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Your source for the latest innovation and tech news.

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The Globe’s data team enhances stories with data through charts, maps, and interactive graphics.

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.

Market Basket in turmoil

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A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

Game Changers

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The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.

Massachusetts housing prices

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Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

Diversity Boston

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work

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The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.