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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 27

Capitol Hill at it again. Our elected representatives are doing that thing again where they take a funding bill right down to the wire, risking a shutdown. This time, you may recall, the issue is the federal Department of Homeland

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Feb. 26

101.8 inches. That’s how much snow has fallen in Boston this winter, which is only six inches shy of the city’s record. Most of that snowfall has accumulated in February, and Boston has already broken its 30-day record by more

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Key moves on Keystone. Welp, he did it. As expected, President Obama vetoed legislation passed by the Republican-led Congress that would have paved the way for an oil pipeline stretching from Canada to Texas. Politico has the scoop on what

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Entertaining Business: The Biggest Problems With the 2015 Oscars

The final Oscar ratings are in … and they are bad. Really bad. The show had its lowest ratings in six years with 37.3 million total viewers, which was a 14 percent drop from 2014. And even their key demographic didn’t tune

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Transportation And Money: Get Those Last-Minute Spring Break Travel Deals

With spring break fast approaching, it’s not too late for college students (and wanna-be college students) to book a trip that won’t break the bank. Airline fares and resorts often raise prices in response to basic supply and demand, but

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Feb. 24

PawSox on the move? A small Rhode Island town’s beloved minor league baseball team — an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox — might be moving to Providence, according to the Boston Globe. The paper writes that the Pawtucket Red

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Politics And Money: Axelrod On Obama And The Great Recession

David Axelrod is primarily known for constructing the smart political campaign that catapulted Barack Obama, a freshman U.S. senator from Illinois, into the White House in 2008. But after the election, Axelrod didn’t move on to another candidate and  another

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Food And Money: What Does Top Chef Do For A Career?

The Bravo television series “Top Chef” just chose its latest winner. Mei Lin, who took the Season 12 crown, is just the third woman to win the culinary competition, which was set in Boston. Viewers often wonder what happens to

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, Feb. 23

In honor of last night’s 87th Academy Awards, here is an all-Oscar edition of Must Read Money Stories. Cinema’s reach around the globe. Academy Awards host Neil Patrick Harris opened the night with a number dedicated to the inspiration “moving pictures”

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Politics And Money: The $4 Billion Presidential Campaign?

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is back in the news. He’s been on the campaign trail, but he’s not looking for votes. He’s looking for money. As John Cassidy reports for The New Yorker, Bush is making a series of

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