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Market Basket Workers Win Return Of Supermarket's Former President

For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. Demoulas, who had been ousted by the company's board in June, will be returning to his position as part of a new deal.
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Russian Hackers Reportedly Hit JPMorgan, Other Banks

The FBI says it is working with the Secret Service to investigate the alleged swiping of account data, which it's thought might be in retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Moscow.
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Dog Tag Bakery Offers Sweet Treats, Business Acumen

Many wounded veterans have a hard time finding work when they return home, but a new venture in D.C. is hoping to change that.
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BBQ and Smoked Foods (Rebroadcast)

Whether you turn out basic backyard burgers or get serious with 12-hour brisket and pork shoulder, our local grillmasters have tips for your next barbecue.

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Get A Russian Mortgage, Get A Cat

Much like your mortgage, the cat is a loan. Cats are delivered to the new residence for a two-hour visit. In Russia, it's considered good luck for a cat to cross the threshold of a new home.
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Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery

A new survey by Rutgers University found two out of three Americans felt no improvement in the last year. And only about one in four expect things to get better in the year to come.
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Court Rules For FedEx Drivers In Suit Over Job Classification

A federal appeals court in Oregon ruled FedEx Ground misclassified more than 2,000 drivers in California as independent contractors. There could be back claims for unpaid wages and benefits.
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Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.
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Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention.
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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

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