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The vote was unanimous in favor of the sale to Georgia-based company, but not before commissioners raised concerns about the buyer's track record in Florida.
Encore Boston Harbor is opening after months of turmoil and uncertainty.
Two landfills have closed in the past year, and three of the state's waste-to-energy facilities are currently shut down. That's left waste processors struggling to process trash.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates about the size and scope of tech companies in the U.S., philanthropy and proposed Trump administration cuts to foreign...
The retail industry saw a sales increase in May, but hiring and manufacturing is beginning to cool in the U.S.
Congress is investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to determine whether they are monopolies.
This year's sales tax holiday will fall on the weekend of Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18.
Bob Oakes spoke with Jim Rooney, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, about the MBTA's recent woes, for Morning Edition.
More than 42 million rides began in Boston alone in 2018, a 21% increase.
MBTA derailments increased every year between 2012 and 2018, and have been trending upward for 15 years, according to Federal Transit Administration records.
The union representing the workers expects the resolution to pass and is organizing a demonstration at Logan on July 3, when the airport is likely to be crammed with Independence...
China controls 80% of the rare earth metal industry.
The coal-fired units at the Paradise Fossil Plant in Kentucky were the largest of their kind in the world when they went online in 1963. Soon, the plant's last coal-fired...
Doug Rothacker is an aerospace and defense analyst with Bloomberg Interlligence. He joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to break down the merger.
Massachusetts officials are pleased that another high tech company is being lured away from Connecticut, and will set up headquarters here.
The combined company will be headquartered in Greater Boston and become the country's second-biggest in aerospace and defense.
Raytheon and United Technologies' merger would make their new combined company the second largest aerospace company after Boeing.
Host Robin Young speaks with Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic, about what Friday's jobs report means for the economy.
The combined company -- which would be based in Greater Boston -- anticipates annual revenue of $74 billion, if approved.
Former lead paint manufacturers must pay $409 million to clean up lead paint in homes in California. Massachusetts should also sue, write the authors.