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The Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement said its 10- month review did not find any factors that would disqualify MGM from doing business in Massachusetts. The five commissioners will make the final decision on whether to find MGM suitable.
NEW YORK, Dec 10- If you are in the market for a new home, you have probably noticed that almost all the houses in your local listings are anything but new. New-home construction this year is still 40 percent below normal long-term levels, says Jed Kolko, chief economist at real estate website Trulia.com.
As much as 5 inches of snow were forecast for Monday night into Tuesday for an area stretching from Virginia into New York, the National Weather Service said. "I don't think things are going to warm up anytime soon," said Bruce Sullivan, National Weather Service meteorologist.
BOSTON, Dec 9- Massachusetts on Monday announced a $265 million deal with Alpha Appalachia Holdings Inc to settle allegations that the coal miner artificially inflated its stock price by misrepresenting its safety record ahead of a deadly 2010 mine explosion.
Northern Maryland received 7 to 10 inches of snow over the weekend, while central and eastern Pennsylvania got 4 to 10 inches, and parts of New York received up to 10 inches through Monday morning, according to the weather service.
WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a $142 million jury verdict against Pfizer Inc over the company's marketing of the epilepsy drug Neurontin.
They want the EPA to force nine states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute to higher ozone levels to the north and east of the upwind states.
BEDFORD, Mass.-- Former Stryker CEO Stephen MacMillan has been named to the top spot at Hologic and the medical device maker put two nominees of activist investor Carl Icahn on its board as part of a settlement Monday. The appointments of Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer expand Hologic's board to 11 directors, with 10 of them independent.
They want the EPA to force nine "upwind" states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute raising ozone levels to the north and east of them.
The storm was moving up the East Coast, with snow, sleet, and freezing rain expected from Baltimore, Maryland, to north of Boston, according to the National Weather Service. The system was expected to reach Philadelphia and New York City by Sunday afternoon and linger over the area through Monday morning's rush hour commute.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Boston Scientific rose Friday after a Cowen and Co. analyst upgraded the stock, saying the medical device maker could beat Wall Street expectations over the next few years.
NEW YORK, Dec 6- Last year, I needed to find a boarding situation for Katie the poodle while the family went on vacation. I heard about spa kennels where Katie would receive a daily massage, and saw Craigslist ads for dog sitters who said they would allow canine visitors to share their bed at night.
*ECB says inflation to stay below target. NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a five-week high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged and its president, Mario Draghi, downplayed deflation risks.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Dec 5- JPMorgan Chase& Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July. JPMorgan said on Wednesday it had detected that the web servers used by its site www.ucard.chase.com had been breached in the middle of September.
*ECB leaves rates unchanged; inflation to stay below target. NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a five-week high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged and its president Mario Draghi downplayed deflation risks.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a one-month high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged, disappointing some traders who had hoped for more aggressive easing measures in the euro zone.
BOSTON-- Massachusetts is expected to experience slow population growth in coming years. A new report by the UMass Donahue Institute forecasts a 4.4 percent increase in the population from 2010 to 2030..
BOSTON-- The Massachusetts income tax will drop slightly in the new year _ to 5.20 percent from the current 5.25 percent _ because of stronger-than-anticipated growth in revenues, state officials said Wednesday. The tax rate will automatically drop on Jan. 1, Revenue Commissioner Amy Pitter said.
BOSTON-- A Chinese airline planned to offer the first nonstop service from Boston to Beijing, beginning next June. The airline will offer four nonstop flights a week in each direction between Boston and Beijing on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with connections offered to other cities in China including Shanghai.
Warren has repeatedly denied she's interested in campaigning for the White House, but liberal Democratic activists have continued to speculate about a possible Warren presidential bid. Speaking to reporters in Boston after a meeting with the city's Mayor-elect Martin Walsh, Warren vowed to serve out the remainder of her term.