Rhonda Kallman and her dog Sandy, at the Boston Harbor Distillery, which is under construction in a Civil War-era complex in Dorchester.

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Rhonda Kallman and her dog Sandy, at the Boston Harbor Distillery, which is under construction in a Civil War-era complex in Dorchester.

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One of the state’s oldest credit unions, Boston-based Industrial Credit Union, will merge with Webster First Federal Credit Union, the financial institutions announced on Tuesday.

Women in Mass. made 81 percent of men’s salaries in 2013

The most recent ratio of women’s to men’s earnings was the highest it has been in Massachusetts since state data became available.

Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments

Two major US airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat.

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Executives from Sun Life Financial ran the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange Monday to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary, as well as 15 years of being listed on the exchange.

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