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An aerial view of Logan airport and the greater Boston area as photographed on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachussets. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: 6 Month Report Card Gives Massport High Marks

For The Massachusetts Port Authority, it has been a good first half of the year at Logan International Airport.

07/28/2014

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99 Great Ways To Save, In Your Home, From The AARP Bulletin

For the last five summers AARP has produced an article in their in July Bulletin on 99 Ways to Save. Here are ways to save in your home.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/28/2014

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Mass. Okays Sunday Morning Liquor Store Openings

Liquor stores in Massachusetts will soon be able to open a little earlier on Sundays.

07/26/2014

Thousands of workers protested outside the Market Basket in Tewksbury, July 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Board Urges Workers To Return With Promises Of No Retaliation

The owners of Market Basket met in Boston to discuss the workers’ revolt and an offer to buy the supermarket chain from a fired CEO.

07/25/2014

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Mid-Year Tax Planning For Those Miscellaneous Items

In order to take advantage of tax credits, you need to know what’s available.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/25/2014

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Fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas Wants To Buy Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas said in a statement that he and his side of the family want to buy the 50.5 percent of the company now controlled by relatives who backed his firing last month.

07/24/2014

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Mid-Year Tax Planning When Selling Your Primary Residence

The real estate market has been busy this year, so if you sold your house this spring or have it on the market you may get a tax break when you sell your home.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/24/2014

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Mass. Lottery Raked In Near-Record $971 Million Profit In Past Year

Officials say Massachusetts State Lottery tickets were sold at yet another record-setting pace over the last 12 months.

07/24/2014

The chip being developed by MicroCHIPS of Lexington, in conjunction with M.I.T. researchers, could prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years. (Image: CBS)

Birth Control Microchip Under Development By Local Research Team

Local researchers are at the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution. They are working on a microchip that could control a woman’s hormones, and prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years.

07/24/2014

Protesters outside the Market Basket in Tilton, NH. (Photo by Doug Cope-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Market Basket Protesters To Hold Final Rally Friday

Market Basket protesters plan to hold their final rally on Friday in Tewksbury, according to group organizers.

07/23/2014

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Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day.  Did you know Massachusetts resident Ruth Wakefield, owner of the Toll House Inn in Wakefield, accidentally invented the chocolate chip cookie in the 1930s when the chocolate she used to make her specialty cookies did not fully melt. The chocolate in that batch was from a bar of Nestle bitter chocolate. She reached out to Nestle and they began producing chocolate chips. Thanks, Ruth!!!

Besides the chocolate chip cookie, Massachusetts boasts many more inventions. Click through the gallery to see some of them. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Hub Of Invention

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day. Did you know that chocolate chip cookies were accidentally invented in Massachusetts. Take a look at some of other things invented in Mass.

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Made In Mass.

Many products, companies and brands with national and global recognition call Massachusetts home. Some of them are family businesses, some are large corporations but all of them have interesting stories.

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Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.

Ben Affleck

Movies Made In Massachusetts

Seems like every week a new movie is being filmed in Massachusetts. Here is a look at some well know, and not so well known, films shot in the Bay State.

‘Jersey Shore’ Cast On Wall Street

‘Jersey Shore’ On Wall Street

The cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” skipped the beach for a day to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

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