$40k for a marble? Have you lost your you-know-what?

Carly Andrulat (right) of South Windsor, Conn., enjoyed the Northeast Marble Meet with her cousin, Maggie, and mother, Annette.

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For committed collectors, marbles are a serious enterprise that can generate thousands, maybe tens of thousands of dollars during a single weekend at a trade show.

Customers shopped at the Market Basket in Burlington over the summer.

Market Basket cited as a model for other companies

US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised Arthur T. Demoulas for fostering an environment where workers could be heard.

Reebok has attracted a $2.2 billion bid.

Bidder viewed as likely to keep Reebok local

The $2.2 billion bid comes from Jynwel Capital, a Hong Kong private equity firm.

Most victims of human trafficking enter the US legally, study says

They later became indentured servants after their immigration papers were taken away by traffickers and recruiters.

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SeaChange International Inc., an Acton company that makes video software, said Tuesday that its board of directors has unanimously appointed Jay Samit as chief executive.

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IRobot gets $7.6m order from Navy division

Bedford’s iRobot Corp. received a $7.6 million order from the Navy for robot upgrades and spare parts.

Bidder viewed as likely to keep Reebok local

The $2.2 billion bid comes from Jynwel Capital, a Hong Kong private equity firm.

iPhone models propels Apple profit to record

The new, big-screen iPhone 6 models released last month helped carry Apple to a record-breaking quarter, with $8.5 billion in profit, the company said Monday.

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

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