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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. 
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    Online piracy is bad. Here's how to make sure your kids understand that.
    04/10/2014 08:31 AM EDT - When my kids are old enough to go online, we ll make sure to include a discussion about digital piracy along with conversations about safely using social media and protecting their online identities. Here's an overview of online piracy in prep for that chat. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Devens Committee shows cold feet

    over JBOS overlay governance idea
    DEVENS -- Members of the Devens Committee expressed frustration at the seemingly repetitive movements of the Joint Boards of Selectmen on an initiative for an overlay governance of the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    BHRA, town reach agreement on use of Bare Hill Pond

    HARVARD -- The Bare Hill Rowing Association and the town have settled on an agreement for the nonprofit's use of the town beach, putting an end to months of debate stemming from concerns of crowding at Bare Hill Pond. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Devens Committee reluctant on overlay governance

    DEVENS -- Members of the Devens Committee expressed frustration at the seemingly repetitive movements of the Joint Boards of Selectmen on an initiative for an overlay governance of the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

    04/24/2014 05:13 AM EDT
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus. 
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    Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future
    04/24/2014 02:23 AM EDT - PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange. Full Story

    Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future
    04/24/2014 02:29 AM EDT - PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregon's botched health insurance exchange portal. Full Story

    FDA proposes extending its oversight of tobacco
    04/24/2014 12:08 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products. Full Story

    Timeline of electronic cigarettes milestones
    04/24/2014 12:39 AM EDT - Late 2006: Electronic cigarettes first marketed in U.S. via kiosks in shopping malls and online. Early 2009: E-cigarette sellers sue the Food and Drug Administration after the agency told customs officials to refuse entry of shipments into U. Full Story

    At a Glance: Electronic cigarettes
    04/24/2014 12:08 AM EDT - ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: The battery-powered devices made of plastic or metal heat a liquid nicotine solution, creating vapor that users inhale. Full Story

    FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes
    04/24/2014 12:39 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. Full Story

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
    Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies. Full Story
    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Full Story