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Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

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Cape Air on course for seaplane takeoff in Boston

By , Globe Staff

The Hyannis-based airline has acquired the assets of Shoreline Aviation, a Conn. company that billed itself as the East Coast’s biggest seaplane operator.

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Mass. makes its play for Hasbro HQ

By , Globe Staff

Now it is time for Charlie Baker's roll of the dice in the board game called Where Will Hasbro Go?

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Things go bitter with Coke distribution deal

By , Globe Staff

Bodyarmor’s decision to transfer distribution rights for its sports drinks to Coca-Cola left a sour taste in the mouths of Keurig-Dr Pepper executives.

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New York-Boston rivalry endures in tech sector, too

By , Globe Staff

Even if the Red Sox languish in the American League for now, the state’s tech sector will remain a championship contender.