Then-Olympic chief Mitt Romney explained the ups and downs of funding to the Salt Lake City Olympic board in 1999.

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Then-Olympic chief Mitt Romney explained the ups and downs of funding to the Salt Lake City Olympic board in 1999.

Mitt Romney’s ties key to Boston’s Olympic push

Romney has been a quiet, but influential behind-the-scenes player, offering his connections to further the bid. By Beth Healy

Uno Pizzeria and Grill has spent more than $10 million to remodel dozens of locations, including this one in Braintree, and start a rebranding campaign.

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Uno chain putting pizza first again

Uno’s traditional fare — including its 2,300-calorie Chicago Classic individual pizza — is back near the front of the menu.


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Boston 2024 group’s fund-raising limited to New England

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Under a program announced Friday by Governor Charlie Baker, the state would offer small businesses $5,000 to $10,000 low-interest micro-loans from a fund totaling $1 million.

Uber says database containing driver info was breached

A database containing the names and drivers’ license numbers of 50,000 Uber drivers was breached in May.

Developer pulling out of Globe building purchase

The Boston Globe said Friday it would not sell its Morrissey Boulevard headquarters to Winstanley Enterprises as planned because one of the buyer’s financiers withdrew from the project.

Pagliuca says he’d pay $2 billion for the Celtics today

Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca touched on franchise valuations as part of a sweeping panel discussion of the business of sports at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.

Historical Commission concerned with Fenway building height

The Massachusetts Historical Commission has raised objections about the height of a 30-story residential building coming to the Fenway neighborhood.

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