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Power crews work to restore electricity. (WBZ-TV)

State Ends Practice Of Recalculating Energy Bills

State utility regulators have eliminated a rule that required electricity suppliers to recalculate the bills of customers when they switch from their basic service to a competitor.

04/14/2015

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Here’s The Best New Reason To Wash Your Car Often

If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

04/09/2015

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Sabra Hummus Products Recalled Amid Listeria Concerns

Stop & Shop is pulling some cases of a popular brand of hummus off the shelves after it was recalled for potential listeria contamination.

04/09/2015

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How To Avoid An IRS Tax Audit

We all have to pay taxes but it turns out we have some control when it comes to staying under the IRS radar and avoiding an audit.

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Boston Babysitters Among Highest Paid In Country, Survey Says

Hiring a babysitter for a night out costs Boston parents more than just about anywhere else in the country, a new survey finds.

03/25/2015

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Recalls Issued Over Listeria Linked To Frozen Spinach

Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.

03/24/2015

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts Due To Possible Salmonella

The company said they have received no reports of anyone getting sick, but they wanted to be overly cautious.

03/20/2015

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Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles To Driver’s Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing U.S. recall of driver’s side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.

03/19/2015

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Unexpected Social Security Benefits For Divorcees

There are plenty of things to consider while going through a divorce. Don’t overlook the financial benefits that you are entitled to from social security.

03/19/2015

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Kraft Recalls Mac & Cheese Due To Possible Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 242,000 cases of Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner.

03/17/2015

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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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