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    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    04/27/2014 12:12 PM EDT
    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? 
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    HIIT without hurt: Get fit with high-intensity interval training
    04/14/2014 12:10 PM EDT - A HIIT session of 30 minutes or less has been shown to accelerate weight loss and boost metabolism, with one session helping your body burn calories for up to 24 hours after exercise. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    JBOS: All parties to gather on Dec. 18

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com SHIRLEY -- On Dec. 18, the Joint Boards of Selectmen will live up to its name. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Hannaford closure big impact on Loaves & Fishes

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The Hannaford closure, which will happen at the end of January, is going to hit Loaves and Fishes hard. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    JBOS: All parties likely to meet Dec. 18

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com SHIRLEY -- On Dec. 18, the Joint Boards of Selectmen will live up to its name. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected

    11/22/2014 10:49 AM EST
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country. 
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    Pope meets with autistic children
    11/22/2014 10:39 AM EST - VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living with the condition. Full Story

    UK volunteers fly to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
    11/22/2014 08:15 AM EST - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The first wave of volunteers from Britain's National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an "intense" surge in cases. Full Story

    UK volunteers fly to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
    11/22/2014 05:25 AM EST - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The British government says the first group of National Health Service volunteers has left for Sierra Leone, where they will work in Ebola treatment centers across the country. Full Story

    Plague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar
    11/22/2014 06:28 AM EST - JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A plague outbreak has killed 40 people on the island nation of Madagascar, with 119 people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since August. Full Story

    House GOP sues administration over health care law
    11/21/2014 02:57 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program. Full Story

    Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood
    11/21/2014 01:01 PM EST - CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus. Full Story

    City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Full Story
    Woman on "My Five Wives" accuses father of abuse

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman featured in a reality TV show about a polygamous family is going public about sex abuse she claims she suffered as a child in hopes of changing a culture of secrecy plaguing plural families in Utah. Full Story