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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
Town Meeting makes music, not law

By Olivia Wirta Special to the Voice AYER -- Luke Condon is a member of the band Town Meeting which was formed in Ayer along with his brothers, father-in-law and friends. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books

HARVARD -- Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley board eyes regional dispatch

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Town officials plan to take a close look at joining a regional dispatch center, following the recommendation after a study on the proposal. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Egypt suspends school lunches after mass food poisoning

03/23/2017 10:48 AM EDT
CAIRO (AP) — An outbreak of food poisoning has sickened thousands of Egyptian schoolchildren this month, figures showed Thursday, sending parents rushing to hospitals and leading the Education Ministry to temporarily suspend its school lunch program. 
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APNewsBreak: Report finds 'very significant risk' at California dam if damaged spillway can't operate next rainy season
03/22/2017 05:15 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — APNewsBreak: Report finds 'very significant risk' at California dam if damaged spillway can't operate next rainy season. Full Story

FDA links very rare cancer, 9 deaths, to breast implants
03/22/2017 03:05 PM EDT - Nine deaths from a very rare kind of cancer have been linked to breast implants, indicating a very low but increased risk in women with implants, according to the U. Full Story

Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age
03/22/2017 10:05 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age? Full Story

Verdict reached in trial over deadly US meningitis outbreak
03/22/2017 10:05 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) — A verdict has been reached in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacy co-founder charged in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened 700 others in 2012. Full Story

GOP leaders apply pressure as health bill crunch time nears
03/22/2017 03:29 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House leaders are revving up pressure on balky conservatives and other Republican lawmakers as crunch time approaches on the party's health care overhaul bill. Full Story

Baby born with extra legs thriving after surgery
03/21/2017 08:14 PM EDT - PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who's recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life. Full Story