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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
10-year-old takes time to talk for the turkeys

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- When Preston O. Campaner saw a potential problem, the 10-year-old did something about it. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
LETTER: McDougall thanks Shirley residents, takes Harvard Town Clerk post

To the Townspeople of Shirley: I has been my honor to serve the Town of Shirley as its Town Clerk since September 2005. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
4 more likely homegrown Zika cases found in Texas

12/09/2016 02:10 PM EST
DALLAS (AP) — State officials have announced four more cases of Zika that are believed to have been transmitted in Texas, almost two weeks after announcing the first such case. 
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Officials: South Beach halts Zika's spread, but risks remain
12/09/2016 03:34 PM EST - MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the disease into the state. Full Story

GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry
12/09/2016 12:30 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress that it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences. Full Story

Examiner: Philadelphia had 35 heroin deaths in 5 days
12/09/2016 08:45 AM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia medical examiner's office says several heroin deaths reported over the weekend might have been part of a bigger problem: as many as 35 deaths in five days. Full Story

The Latest: House OKs bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks
12/08/2016 07:39 PM EST - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a proposed ban on abortions after 20 weeks (all times local): 7:30 p. Full Story

A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US
12/08/2016 07:04 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever. The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids. Full Story

Parisians grapple with worst winter pollution in a decade
12/08/2016 11:44 AM EST - PARIS (AP) — Under deceptively blue skies, the marvels of Paris beckoned. But art dealer Sophie Vigourous wore a face mask to appreciate them because of the pollution. Full Story