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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
    Dispatchers are the heart of public safety

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Without dispatchers, public safety departments -- Police and Fire/EMS -- wouldn't function. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Bargains in the Belfry spring season is here

    HARVARD -- Finally spring is here, and Bargains is ready. Come in and find some women's and men's clothes -- shirts, suits, jackets, slacks, skirts, scarves, shoes -- to outfit you for spring. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Shirley Fire gets new imaging tool

    SHIRLEY -- One of the most important life safety and fire detection tools used by Shirley firefighters has been upgraded. Full Story
     
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    Correction: Bird Flu story

    04/17/2015 06:29 PM EDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2. 
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    Man pleads guilty in case over young daughter's rotten teeth
    04/17/2015 05:30 PM EDT - EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose teeth were so rotten her life was endangered has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment. Full Story

    Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show
    04/17/2015 04:15 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show. Full Story

    Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment
    04/17/2015 11:49 AM EDT - CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Full Story

    Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients
    04/17/2015 11:07 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. Full Story

    24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total
    04/17/2015 06:05 PM EDT - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a "significant increase" in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program approved by Gov. Full Story

    Families make videos to reassure patients with dementia
    04/17/2015 01:25 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. Full Story

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    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
    (Reed Saxon/AP)
    Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'

    TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. Full Story