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TJ and Hadley Douglas of the Urban Grape said sharing their experiences running a Black and woman-owned business has deepened their connection with customers. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Reporting by Janelle Nanos/Globe Staff, Edited by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Camera: Lucie McCormick/Special to the Globe, Baolong Song/Special to the Globe)

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Workers in protective suits clean the contaminated beach in Corona Del Mar after an oil spill in Newport Beach, Calif.

Ship owner, operator of interest in California oil spill

The US Coast Guard has designated the Mediterranean Shipping Company and others as parties of interest in an investigation into a vessel that was determined to be the source of an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California.

The historic Hollywood sign.

Hollywood union reaches deal with producers to avoid nationwide strike

Hollywood producers and labor leaders narrowly averted a strike that would have shuttered production across the country, agreeing on Saturday to a new contract that guarantees production workers meal breaks, weekends and breaks between shifts.

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Case manager and after care coordinator Susan Donovan worked in her office at the Dr. Lucy Sewall Center for Acute Treatment Services, a detox facility at the Dimock Center in Boston.

How hard are we trying to solve Mass. and Cass when every night there are empty detox beds?

Here’s a hard truth: We let people live in tents because it’s easier than coming up with solutions.

Instagram worried about retaining and engaging teenagers

“If we lose the teen foothold in the U.S. we lose the pipeline,” read a strategy memo, from October 2020, that laid out an Instagram marketing plan for this year.

Doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

FDA panel recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster

US health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing growing worry that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.

Casinos just saw their best three months

The last three months rank as the top three for state gaming revenues since legal betting began more than six years ago.

A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccination clinic in McMinnville, Ore., on Oct. 6.

COVID-19 boosters are getting complicated. Here’s what you need to know

An advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to recommend a Johnson & Johnson booster for all adults, to be given at least two months after their primary shot. It’s one of several moving parts in the nation’s vaccination campaign.

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The two candidates for mayor have backed a more predictable and inclusive process for approving big projects.

Every would-be mayor promises to blow up the BPDA. Will the next one actually do it?

Both Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George want to create a more predictable and inclusive process for approving big projects. They also want to address the housing crisis, climate resiliency, and equity with a new sense of urgency that will most likely make development more expensive and challenging in Boston.