PETA takes aim at Blood Farm

Groton slaughterhouse changes techniques after 'mis-stunning' issues
GROTON -- When an animal is slaughtered, the first shot counts. Full Story
Towns offering shuttle to Littleton rail stop
LITTLETON -- A new pilot program will soon connect the commuter rail station to several major businesses in Littleton and Westford, relieving pressure on the station's crowded parking lot and allowing employees to travel from Boston entirely on Full Story

 
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After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Full Story
Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. Full Story

Lowell seeks new tenant: Amazon
LOWELL -- As the city pushes forward on several marquee public construction and economic development projects, some officials are already beginning to dream of landing another, unprecedented prize: the new Amazon headquarters. Full Story

Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'
NEW YORK -- The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. Full Story

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list
NEW YORK -- In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the Full Story

Irma's damage a reminder of Florida economy's vulnerability

WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida's economy has long thrived on one import above all: People. Full Story

19 questions to ask your financial adviser ... or not
I recently saw an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled "The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser. Full Story