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MassDOT ponders a move from downtown to Roxbury

The blockbuster deal would shake up the real estate markets in both neighborhoods.

// Partners to collect blood samples for researchers’ medical studies

Partners HealthCare is building a huge repository of blood samples that scientists can use for their studies, at a fraction of the cost they would incur on their own.


// Boston’s sports (apparel) underdog no more

Mahlon Williams has carved out a niche making tees that mesh sports and pop culture.

// Fung Wah gets federal approval to return to the road

The cut-rate bus company had its federal license revoked in March 2013 for safety violations.

Big hospitals increase dominance of state health care market

The state’s biggest hospital systems gained patients, grabbing market share from smaller community hospitals.

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ART makes pitch for more bathrooms

The theater said it needs to raise $230,000 by Dec. 31 for a “critical upgrade,” doubling the current five stalls to 10.

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Ten things you may have missed Wednesday from the world of business

Dunkin’ Donuts keeps croissant doughnuts on menu, State Street names a new chief operating officer, and more news from Wednesday.

Delivery firms vow to avoid holiday delays

Companies are trying to avoid a repeat of last year’s debacle, when more than one million packages weren’t delivered in time for Christmas.

At UPS, a delivery machine kicks into high gear

In 2013, UPS and FedEx were forced to apologize after an estimated 1 million packages were delivered later than promised.


Boston’s sports (apparel) underdog no more

Mahlon Williams has carved out a niche making tees that mesh sports and pop culture.

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Market Basket in turmoil


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