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Last Minute Gift Ideas

The pressure is mounting. There always seems to be so much to do this week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/18/2014

Wine (WBZ-TV)

The Holiday Dinner

Holiday foods are expensive, so what can you do to keep your holiday traditions and not wreck the budget?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/17/2014

Donations

Do Good By Giving This Year

Twenty-five percent of annual giving to charities is done between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/16/2014

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All Things Travel: Boston Harbor Improvements Planned

A $400 million dollar project to deepen Boston Harbor over the next three years will bring larger cargo and cruise ships to the region and create thousands of new jobs.

12/15/2014

Scams, Internet

Holiday Scams To Avoid This Year

The anti-virus software company McAfee released its list of 12 holiday scams.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/15/2014

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How To Get The Best Deals This Season

If you shop online and think it’s too late, fear not. If you order by next Thursday you can still get the item for Christmas.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/12/2014

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The Holiday Food Budget

A big item in the holiday budget is the amount spent on special food and drinks for the festivities.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/10/2014

Kathryn Hauser shops while wearing a special camera. (WBZ-TV)

Retailers Using Science To Shape Shopping Experience

Companies are getting valuable shopper intel that can shape the shopping experience.

12/09/2014

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New Bedford Standard-Times Editor Steps Down To Avoid Layoffs

The editor of the Standard-Times will take the hit himself.

12/09/2014

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Protecting What’s In Your Wallet

You need to protect what’s in your wallet. You need to protect your numbers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/09/2014

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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.

GPS

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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