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Mayor Walsh Urges Residents To Shop Locally On Valentine’s Day

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is urging residents to shop locally if they go out for Valentine’s Day before the storm begins Saturday night.

02/12/2015

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Online Valentines

This is big business. Over $2 Billion a year is spent looking for a date or a mate.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/12/2015

Chocolate

A Sweet Tooth Cupid

Valentine’s Day is synonymous with chocolate, and chocolate is big business.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/11/2015

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Websites Allow Shoppers To Pay A Secret Price

More websites are coming online that allow shoppers to negotiate a better price on electronics and other items.

02/10/2015

Raspberry Jam

Playing Cupid From The Heart

I do think you can play cupid on the cheap this Valentine’s Day and still make it special.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/10/2015

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All Things Travel: Travel Pros Stranded In Boston

Not even the travel pros can get out of town after The Boston Globe Travel Show last weekend.

02/09/2015

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The KISS Principle

I thought it was time again to do a week on being a cheap cupid. Certainly more fun than tax preparation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/09/2015

Social Security, Checks, Retirement

What Women Need To Know About Social Security

With longer life expectancies than men, women will live more years in retirement and have a greater chance of exhausting other sources of income.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/06/2015

A sign reading, 'Clearance Blowout', is seen in the window of a RadioShack store on February 3, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

RadioShack Files For Bankruptcy, Plans Deal With Sprint

A diminished RadioShack will live on, but its future may lie with Sprint.

02/05/2015

Social Security Checks

Your Social Security Benefits

The Social Security Administration has begun to mail out benefit statements at five year intervals to workers who have not signed up to view their statements online.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/05/2015

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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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