Market Basket regulars find ready alternatives

Supermarkets across Mass. are experiencing a rush of business from customers once loyal to Market Basket.

State crackdown shuts migrant labor camps in Western Mass.

The shut down came last year after finding migrant workers underpaid, overworked, and living in squalor.

Condo bill would toughen rules for document access

Condo owners often need their associations’ financial information to refinance or put their homes up for sale.

GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal

New Media Investment Group reached an agreement to purchase the newspaper in a cash deal, the company announced Tuesday.

In a sign of its rebound, CIT will acquire OneWest

The deal illustrates how casualties of the financial crisis have moved on, and even prospered.

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

Chinese authorities expanded their investigation of the meat supplier, Shanghai’s Husi Food Co.

Brandon Wu, 19, of Dover used one of Logan International Airport’s self-service customs kiosks. The machine asks passengers basic questions about their items to declare and spits out a receipt. Travelers then finish up with a customs agent.

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Logan’s new kiosks lessen customs wait

The first 20 kiosks were installed last month and have reduced processing times by about 19.4 percent, according to US Customs.

Coakley’s Partners settlement tripping up Baker, Grossman

You don’t have to go to the beach to look for flip-flops this summer. There’s a pair in the gubernatorial race.

The role of exports at firms such as Rivierre plant in Creil, France, is considered crucial to bolstering the fragile economies around the world.

As US economy hums, some see peril overseas

Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down.


// Aereo’s growth was slow even when it was legal

The startup had attracted just 12,000 subscribers in the Boston area at the end of 2013 despite plenty of hype.

On Tuesday, Goodwill said it may have been hacked. Above, its Harrisonburg, Va., store.

Protect yourself from identity theft

Here are five ways you can avoid becoming a victim of identity theft — even if your data have been compromised.

Bill Ackman, 47, a Harvard Business School graduate, runs a $12 billion hedge fund, Pershing Square.

Ackman goes after Herbalife’s nutrition clubs

Wall Street shrugged off the attack and the stock soared 24.5 percent Tuesday — the most in its history.

Senate panel takes on tax inversions

The chorus of voices on Capitol Hill calling for an end to corporate inversions grew louder on Tuesday.


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// Top Places to Work nominations extended

Procrastinators, take heart. If you like your job but didn’t get around to nominating your company as one of the state’s best employers, you have another chance.

Massachusetts housing prices

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// Median prices by town

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.

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// 2013 Top Places to Work rankings

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

Fishy business

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// Fishy business

A 2011 Globe investigation found widespread seafood mislabeling at Massachusetts stores and restaurants. A 2012 follow-up found not much has changed.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

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