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Mass. businesses paid $180 million by border patrol agency

LAST WEEK’S WALKOUT by workers at Boston-based Wayfair put a spotlight on the issue of businesses contracting to provide goods to detention facilities on the US-Mexican border. But the online retailer’s sale of $200,000 of bedroom furniture to the detention centers is hardly the biggest contract with the border patrol agency of a Massachusetts company.  Billerica-based American Science and Engineering Inc., which develops x-ray […]