MWCC to offer new cannabis training

GARDNER -- Though the state's budding marijuana industry may be creating jobs in North Central Massachusetts, finding a qualified candidates can be a challenge, according to some inside Full Story
BYOB on the menu? They're toasting
GROTON -- Pete and Therese Braudis walked into the Groton Market on a frigid Friday evening and asked the clerk for a recommendation. Full Story

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Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. Full Story

Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all
BOSTON (AP) -- They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal Full Story

Airlines have your personal data, and they're using it

Airlines are really good at some things-like people movement, aircraft maintenance, and keeping passengers safe. They're also experts at collecting vast mountains of customer data, including what sorts of credit cards and computers you use, how often you fly, and where and how much you spend on all the extras.  Full Story

How Medicare is funded
Our last article focused on the mounting costs of Medicare spending and the need for reform. To understand the seriousness of this issue, it is important to know how the plan is financed. Full Story

ALL THINGS JEEP: Pepperell mail-order firm catches a wave (SLIDESHOW)
PEPPERELL -- Jeep owners are an enthusiastic bunch. Full Story

Mortgage rates rise but haven't moved much in '17
By Kathy Orton The Washington Post Mortgage rates rose this week but essentially are back to where they started a year ago. Full Story

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains. Full Story