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Stocks Tumble In Biggest One-Day Drop In Five Months

For stock investors, the red flags were everywhere on Thursday.

There were weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and Russia. On top of that, some investors feared that stocks have become too pricey after three years without a significant downturn

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Market Basket Employees Still Pushing For Arthur T.

Market Basket executives are gearing up to hire new employees.

Ads were placed in Boston area newspapers on Thursday, advertising a future job fair. Company executives say employees must return to their jobs by Monday, or face being let go

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Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

Market Basket Executives Set Deadline For Employees To Return

The chief executives of the Market Basket supermarkets say employees who have stayed off the job to demand the return of fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas must return to work by Monday.

The statement Wednesday said the workers can return without penalty

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Market Basket Board Studying Options

The Market Basket board says it is continuing to evaluate several offers to buy the embattled supermarket chain among other ``strategic alternatives.''

The statement Tuesday said it is considering an offer last week from ousted CEO Arthur T

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Mitchell Excited About Donations To Aid Ernestina

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the announcement that two philanthropists have agreed to donate $2.8 million for a complete restoration of the schooner Ernestina is good news for New Bedford and the Cape Verdean community

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Market Basket Customers Finding Empty Shelves

Customers at the Market Basket store in New Bedford are being urged to sign petitions supporting the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas as company President. Demoulas was ousted earlier this month by the company's Board of Directors

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Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas.  Photo by Dan McCready / TSM
Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCready / TSM

New Bedford Market Basket Employees Demonstrate

Cars honked in front of the Market Basket in New Bedford as protesting employees demand the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.  He was ousted by the store's Board of Directors earlier this month

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Gas Prices Drop In Mass.

Massachusetts gasoline prices are down a nickel per gallon.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the cost of a gallon of self-serve regular has dropped 5 cents to an average of $3.62.

The current price is 6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 9 cents lower than at the same time last year, but still a nickel higher than the national average

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Turn Your Extra Bedrooms Into An Income Earning Bed And Breakfast

Do you have extra bedrooms that are not being utilized? Would you consider converting the space into a casual bed and breakfast and make yourself a cool $20,000 extra pocket cash a year?  

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Scratch Ticket Worth $15 Million Sold In Fairhaven

There is still a buzz around the Valero Gas Station at Route Six and Bridge Street in Fairhaven.

According to the owner, he sold a $15 million winning scratch ticket last Wednesday to a 35 year old man who is a regular customer

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