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The Good News When Stock Prices Plummet

Art Hogan, the chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in Boston, spoke to WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted.

08/24/2015

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Keller @ Large: Private Colleges Need To Pay For Role In Student Debt Disaster

Pressure is building on private colleges and universities to own up to their own role in the financial disaster.

08/24/2015

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Apple Offers Free Repair For iPhone 6 Plus Blurry Photos

If you have an iPhone 6 Plus and your photos are coming out blurry, Apple is offering a free repair.

08/24/2015

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Scam Letters Targeting Businesses Who Don’t Bother To Look Closely

Scammers across the country are targeting businesses with a simple letter in the mail. In some cases, people are falling for it.

08/19/2015

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Market Basket Prices Show Highest Increase, Survey Finds

A new survey finds that some Market Basket prices have risen more over the past year than at other grocery stores.

08/11/2015

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Precious Cargo Infant Onesie Recalled Over Choking Hazard

About 479,000 infant onesies from Precious Cargo are being recalled.

08/09/2015

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Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Set For August 15

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed a law that will suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax for the weekend of Aug. 15-16.

08/06/2015

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Brookline Shop Sells Do It Yourself Gourmet Recipe Kits

You have a hectic schedule between work and home, but still want to make a delicious dinner. A new shop in Brookline says they have the answer.

08/05/2015

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Mazda Recalls Over 206K SUVs To Fix Front Suspension

Mazda is recalling its biggest SUV to fix suspension parts that can rust and come loose, causing a loss of steering control.

08/05/2015

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Cilantro-Linked Infection Sickens More Than 380 In US

It’s the fourth consecutive summer in which the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis has been reported in the United States.

08/05/2015

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Best Flowers For Your New England Garden

When the seasons change in New England, and winter finally fades into spring, it’s time to think about beautifying your yard. A visit to the local nursery can be overwhelming, with so many beautiful blooms to choose.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

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Hot Holiday Toys For 2010

A look at some of the hot toys for the 2010 Holiday Season.

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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.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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