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bos­ton» The for­mer head of a Mas­sachusetts phar­macy was ac­quit­ted Wed­nes­day of mur­der al­le­ga­tions but con­victed of rack­e­teer­ing and other crimes in a menin­gi­tis out­break that was traced to fun­gus-con­tam­i­nated drugs and killed 64 peo­ple across the coun­try.

Pros­e­cu­tors said Barry Cad­den, 50, ran the busi­ness in an “ex­traor­di­nar­ily dan­ger­ous” way by dis­re­gard­ing un­san­i­tary con­di­tions to boost pro­duc­tion and make more money.

Cad­den was the pres­i­dent and co-founder of the now-closed New Eng­land Com­pound­ing Cen­ter.

Trump’s SEC pick to face skep­ti­cism B

wash­ing­ton» Gold­man Sachs may be about to get an­other friend in Wash­ing­ton. Jay Clay­ton, a well-con­nected Wall Street lawyer who is Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s pick to lead the Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Com­mis­sion, is sure to face sharp ques­tions from Democrats in his Se­nate con­fir­ma­tion Thurs­day over his years of work for Gold­man and other fi­nan­cial gi­ants.

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