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The Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. (WBZ-TV)

Plainridge Park Casino: A Look Inside The State’s First Slots Parlor

Workers are rushing to get the state’s first slots parlor ready for its grand opening on June 24.

05/11/2015

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Mom & Taxes

Did mom file her tax return this year? Ask her if she wants some help with her tax return.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/08/2015

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Is Mom Adequately Insured?

Look for all of mom’s insurance policies and review them. Be sure you have the current policy and that the premiums are paid.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/07/2015

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McDonald’s Embracing New Ingredient: Kale

McDonald’s may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.

05/07/2015

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Whole Foods Plans New Chain With Lower Prices

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices.

05/07/2015

The new Hamburglar (Image credit McDonald's)

McDonald’s Brings Back The Hamburglar In Latest Ad Campaign

Based on McDonald’s latest ad, it looks like the Hamburglar settled down in the suburbs and spent the last decade going to youth soccer games and perfecting his stubble.

05/07/2015

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LPL Financial Fined $10M By Federal Regulators

One of the largest public companies in the state has been fined $10 million by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

05/06/2015

Haven From Hunger in Peabody has turned to local restaurants to feed families. (WBZ-TV)

Is There Enough Money For Mom’s Lifestyle?

According to the National Council on Aging, more than 13 million older adults are considered economically insecure, living on less than $22,000 a year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/06/2015

Craigslist Killing Case

What’s Mom Done With Her Stuff?

Every mom I know has stuff she has been saving for years. If you can get her stuff organized, her life and probably yours will be so much easier.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/05/2015

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Local Hospital Creates ‘Email Free Fridays’

Beth Israel Deaconess in Plymouth did a survey and found workers felt overwhelmed by unnecessary email.

05/04/2015

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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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