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Business this Thursday morning companies have long been concerned about the growing difficulty in finding not only skilled workers but how bout enough workers at all lots of jobs to be had in high tech biotech and medicine so this is pretty weird new research shows Boston is not doing very well when it comes to creating and sustaining jobs new update from the Milken institute puts Boston at number sixty four in a ranking for that and falling behind other big name cities too because it says job growth is really pretty slow outside of those core industries well with the likes of these two heavyweights getting together cancer is going to get a run for its money Dana Farber Cancer Institute is partnering with Boston venture capital fund M. PM on a one hundred twenty six million dollar platform for cancer research and drug development the deep pockets will be used to jump start as many as fifteen local start ups in the coming years in exchange for putting up the bulk of the change M. PM will get first crack at any licensing deals on cancer medicines that would come out of this arrangements will still to come your love in this this morning hitting us exactly where it hurts heavy rain for your drive into work this morning with corona virus concerns ramping up what you need to know about wearing face masks and Columbia gas given the boot but another utility is about to step on those stories and more on the way it's five twenty sevenths Dan right if your roof needed repairs would you fix it now or wait till it starts raining why would the financial future of your family be any different I'll be able to fill in the reign of the Commonwealth advisory group the longer you wait the harder taking these important first steps will become would you agree nobody wants to think about getting sick or passing away I can't tell you how many times people have come into us and somebody is in a nursing home and it's an extremely stressful time everyone seems to take the opinion that listen I feel really good right now I don't need to do it you have to do this when you feel good because if you'd stop this when you don't feel well you gonna lose what you have and that's the kind of stress in financial trouble they can be avoided with a little planning in Massachusetts.