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Composting Company Taking Food Scraps Out Of Boston’s Trash

Boston is one of the most “green” cities in the country, and one local company is looking to make it even more sustainable with their composting business.

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Sports gear will be a hot holiday shopping item. (WBZ-TV)

Holiday Shopping Forecast: Sports Gear A Hot Item

The holiday shopping season is about to hit a frenzied pace, and one of the hot items this year will be high end sports gear.

11/21/2014

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Federal Gov’t. Demands National Recall Of Takata Air Bags

The government’s demand for the national recall covers vehicles made by Ford, Honda, Chrysler, Mazda and BMW, generally from the 2008 model year and earlier.

11/19/2014

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Mass. Gas Prices Down 24 Cents In Last Month

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the average price of self-serve, regular dropped another 3 cents in the past week to $2.93 per gallon.

11/17/2014

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Retailers Try New Approach To Fix Online Shopping Flaws

Online shopping is a great option, until it doesn’t quite work out as planned.

11/14/2014

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Mass. Gas Prices Fall Below $3 For First Time In 4 Years

The average cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has fallen below the $3 threshold for the first time in almost four years.

11/10/2014

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Home Heating Oil Prices Lower Than Last Year (For Now)

People who heat their homes with oil are catching a break this year.

11/07/2014

The Britax Pinnacle 90 made the 2014 'Best Bet' list. (Image credit: IIHS)

27 New Booster Seats Get ‘Best Bet’ Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced its “best bets” in safety ratings for booster seats this year.

11/06/2014

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Ford Recalling 200K Vehicles For Air Bag, Gas Leak Issues

Ford is recalling more than 202,000 cars, vans and trucks in North America in five separate recalls to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling and other issues.

11/04/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents check food shipment. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Fraudulent Foods Could Pose Serious Health Risk

The I-Team has learned many fraudulent foods are making their way into our homes.

11/03/2014

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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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