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    Report: Median house prices rise in Montgomery County

    05/15/2014 06:06 PM EDT
    NORRISTOWN - Data presented by the Montgomery County Planning Commission shows the median price of homes in the county increased in 2013. 
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    05/15/2014 06:00 PM EDT - May is designated as National Military Appreciation Month. Did you ever wonder how military styles of leadership can translate into today's work environment? Full Story

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    Ayer FinCom frustrated with regional school assessment numbers

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Members of the Finance Committee expressed frustration with the higher assessments for the proposed fiscal 16 Ayer Shirley Regional School District budget at their meeting on Wednesday. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    50 items on ATM warrant, includes $22.7M budget

    HARVARD -- Selectmen on Tuesday night decided how to divide up the articles they would present at the upcoming Annual Town Meeting, set to start at 9 a. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    Bomb hoax briefly closes portion of Route 119

    By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- A bomb threat hoax prompted police to shut down the downtown briefly on Monday afternoon, sending officers into the street with guns drawn. Full Story
     
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    03/26/2015 06:09 PM EDT
    ——— How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans WASHINGTON (AP) — Each month, more than 200,000 needy U. 
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    Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now
    03/27/2015 12:05 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released Friday. Full Story

    Lululemon and Red Hat are big market movers
    03/26/2015 05:00 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Red Hat Inc. Full Story

    Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen
    03/26/2015 04:20 PM EDT - The price of oil rose sharply on Thursday as mounting tensions in Yemen got traders worried that the flow of crude from the Persian Gulf region could be disrupted. Full Story

    US stocks extend losses to a fourth day, oil price gains
    03/26/2015 04:14 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing lower after a see-saw day, extending the market's losses to a fourth day. Full Story

    Figures on government spending and debt
    03/26/2015 04:04 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. Full Story

    Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot
    03/26/2015 05:00 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. Full Story

    Put me in: Craig T. Nelson returning as Coach Fox in sequel

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig T. Nelson is getting back in the coaching game for NBC. The network said that it has ordered 13 episodes of a sequel to the 1989-97 ABC sitcom that starred Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of a college football team. Full Story