Top cop’s admission surprises experts

It’s rare for police agen­cies to pub­licly acknowl­edge inves­tiga­tive blun­ders like Boston’s top cop did after the rev­e­la­tion detec­tives failed to arrest a man for a vio­lent Rox­bury assault last […]

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State considers offering computing center to businesses

Man­u­fac­turing com­pa­nies in Mass­a­chu­setts pay an average of $27,000 per year for unskilled, entry-​​​​level workers and $52,000 per year for skilled pro­duc­tion workers, according to North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor Barry Bluestone, […]

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Pols offer grads deal on loans

U.S. Sen. Eliz­a­beth Warren and U.S. Rep. John Tierney (D-​​​​Salem) yes­terday touted their bill to pre­vent the fed­eral stu­dent loan interest rate from dou­bling next month and let stu­dents, for […]

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Consumer confidence in U.S. hits five-​​year high

The num­bers track closely with state fig­ures released ear­lier this month. “There has been fairly steady job gains … and that has improved incomes of house­holds,” North­eastern Uni­ver­sity econ­o­mist Alan Clayton-​​​​Matthews […]

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Consumer confidence in U.S. hits five-​​year high

The num­bers track closely with state fig­ures released ear­lier this month. “There has been fairly steady job gains … and that has improved incomes of house­holds,” North­eastern Uni­ver­sity econ­o­mist Alan Clayton-​​​​Matthews […]

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Help wanted in manufacturing

State offi­cials and industry leaders today will hold the first meeting of the Advanced Man­u­fac­turing Col­lab­o­ra­tive to draw atten­tion to a sector whose work force is aging and pro­jected to […]

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Jobs picture brightens in Bay State

The Mass­a­chu­setts job­less rate rose for the third straight month in Sep­tember to 6.5 per­cent — up from 6.3 per­cent in August — even as a sep­a­rate survey by the […]

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