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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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    Live chat tonight: What kind of boss do you have?
    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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    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. Full Story
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    Devens disc golf tournament sells out

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The disc golfers come in heavy coats and gloves and hats and they gather in back of the Ayer-based Hawk's Nest, a store for disc golf enthusiasts, where Ric Hamel shouts: "I'm so proud of you guys. Full Story
    A dog of all trades

    Pepperell Cumber spaniel competes in Westminster Kennel Club dog show
    PEPPERELL -- Nattie is a busy girl. After a trip to New York in mid-February to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show, she was off to Maryland for some hunting training. Full Story
    Yellen meets with conservative groups unhappy with Fed

    02/27/2015 07:25 PM EST
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the way the central bank is conducting its interest-rate policies. 
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    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday
    02/27/2015 05:15 PM EST - U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of 2014. Full Story

    J.C. Penney and Gap are big market movers
    02/27/2015 05:00 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE J. Full Story

    5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests
    02/27/2015 05:15 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported. Full Story

    Stocks slip after weaker growth, end best month since 2011
    02/27/2015 04:15 PM EST - The stock market is closing lower following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of the year. Full Story

    Figures on government spending and debt
    02/27/2015 04:05 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. Full Story

    Recalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fans
    02/27/2015 03:15 PM EST - More than 250,000 hand trucks are being recalled this week because of a faulty wheel hub. Other consumer products being recalled this week include faulty ceiling fans and electric cooking ranges. Full Story

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    Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup injured at least 17 people in the state, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. Full Story
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    World's biggest private Harry Potter collection on display

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A young Mexican's fascination with Harry Potter has grown into the world's biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J. Full Story