Charlie Baker’s tears could sway undecideds

Some polit­ical observers say they doubt Baker’s dis­play of emo­tion is the kind of thing that could swing the elec­tion or, as North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fessor Alan Schroeder put it, that […]

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Growing number of discouraged unemployed

New jobs data reveal a rising number of Mass­a­chu­setts res­i­dents dis­cour­aged with their employ­ment prospects — even as others started looking for work again, in a sign of an uneven […]

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FBI warning: ISIS targeting more U.S. journalists

Edith Flynn, ter­rorism expert and pro­fessor emer­itus at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said high-​​​​profile jour­nal­ists have always been con­sid­ered prime tar­gets for terror groups. “Just the idea of killing a well-​​​​known news anchor […]

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Job prospects looking up

In Sep­tember, the labor force increased for a third straight month, as people began to become more con­fi­dent in the chances of finding a job. “Labor force growth has been very […]

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Marla Runyan inspires at Perkins, NU

Marla Runyan is a gold medal winner in life. And, when it comes to adver­sity, she places it in the rear– view mirror. These days, the 45-​​​​year-​​​​old Runyan jug­gles a variety […]

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