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Chauffeurs, other apps cash in on post-Pokemon economy

The ongoing, free-form experiment in human nature and social behavior that is the Pokemon Go mobile game appears to be spawning new entrepreneurial efforts. An enterprising Hampden resident claims to be selling his services on Craigslist as a Pokemon Go chauffeur, offering ...

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Startup alert! $75K up for grabs at next Beta City

Attention entrepreneurs! At least $75,000 in cash will be up for grabs at a pitch competition at this year’s Beta City event, to be held at City Garage Sept. 29. This is the second year for Beta City, a co-production ...

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Citi upgrades McCormick ahead of earnings call

After a year and half of telling people to sell McCormick & Co. stock, Citigroup is telling shareholders to hold steady. A week before the company’s second-quarter earnings call, Citi has upgraded McCormick shares from sell to neutral, citing improvements ...

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FutureCare debuts high-tech, $600K rehab gym

FutureCare’s 20-year-old Homewood rehabilitation facility has gotten an upgrade: a new gym that offers a variety of state-of-the-art equipment in one place. The $600,000 gym celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon. It includes a device originally ...

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Under Armour renews partnership with Buster Posey

Under Armour has extended its partnership with 2012 NL MVP Buster Posey in a multi-year deal, the Baltimore athletic company announced Wednesday. The San Fransisco Giants catcher has been with Under Armour since he became a professional baseball player in ...

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