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Boston University workers gather at the Holiday Inn in Brookline Wednesday to vote on a possible workers’ strike after protesting several times this semester for better wages, job contracts and health care. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU workers union vote on strike authorization

With contracts set to expire on Friday and limited time to settle on an agreement, Boston […]

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Noah Friedman (SMG ‘17) and Santiago Beltran (ENG ‘17) explain the expansion of their app, BU Food, at the BU Buzz Entrepreneurial Lab launch Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUzz Lab opens to students, provides space for entrepreneurs

BUzz Lab, a space for entrepreneurs on campus, opened Wednesday night in the same building as […]

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Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Boston University Human Resources extended health benefits Friday to half-time employees who previously did not receive […]

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Massachusetts ballot Question 1 proposes that the gas tax should be indexed based on changes in inflation.

Massachusetts advocacy networks weigh in on four upcoming ballot questions

On Tuesday, registered voters in Massachusetts will hit the polls to not only vote for new […]

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On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announces a regional effort to prepare for the effects of climate change at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Walsh announces new climate change efforts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced major climate change preparedness efforts Wednesday afternoon, on the two-year anniversary […]

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A study by the Boston Redevelopment Authority published Monday suggests that the amount and portion of college-educated Bostonians better indicates economic vitality than the number of people that leave the city after college. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Study finds share of educated population more indicative of economic vitality

The number of college-educated people in Boston is a better indicator of economic vitality rather than the […]

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Campus Crime Logs Oct. 20 to Oct. 27

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Oct. 20 […]

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Boston University maintenance workers marched from Marsh Plaza to the BU Administrative Offices on 1 Silber Way Tuesday for the second time this semester to protest for better wages and job contracts. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University workers march for last push for better job contracts

In an effort to put pressure on the university to settle on a new contract by […]

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Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley participated in a debate at WCVB-TV Studios in Needham Tuesday where they had the opportunity to ask each questions about controversial political issues. PHOTOS BY MIKE DESOCIO AND ESTHER RO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker, Coakley talk immigration, Ebola in final debate

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, went head to […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed an executive order Thursday seeking to prevent wage theft by establishing payment certification requirements for vendors with city contracts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh issues order protecting against wage theft in Commonwealth

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh issued an executive order Thursday requiring city-contracted vendors to certify their compliance […]

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