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MBTA said to be considering 30-day shutdown of Orange Line to perform maintenance

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday. General manager Steve Poftak is set to make an announcement about “accelerated infrastructure upgrades to the MBTA” on Wednesday at Wellington Station alongside Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary of Transportation Jamey Tesler, according to the governor’s public schedule.The MBTA’s board of …

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Who’s to Blame for a Factory Shutdown: A Company, or California?

VERNON, Calif. — Teresa Robles begins her shift around dawn most days at a pork processing plant in an industrial corridor four miles south of downtown Los Angeles. She spends eight hours on her feet cutting tripe, a repetitive motion that has given her constant joint pain, but also a $17.85-an-hour income that supports her family.So …

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Baby formula production resumes at Abbott’s Michigan plant after shutdown due to flooding

A previous months-long closure of the plant had helped to drive a nationwide baby formula shortage. At the time of the recent closure, Abbott said it had stopped production of its EleCare in order to “assess damage caused by the storm and clean and re-sanitize the plant.”The US Food and Drug Administration said Friday that …

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