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New Boston Bus Service Uses Commuter Data To Promise Faster Ride To Work

Bridj crunches commuter data to determine its routes along with information from its riders.

06/02/2014

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‘Wimpy Kid’ Author Opening Bookstore In Plainville, Mass.

Jeff Kinney and his wife are converting the site of an abandoned general store in Plainville, Massachusetts, where Kinney and his wife live.

05/30/2014

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Spring Cleaning Your Medicine Cabinet

“I think it’s a good idea if people look in their medicine cabinets at least once a year,” said Dr. Nancy Keating.

05/26/2014

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Cell Phone Cleaning Methods Put To The Test

What’s the best way to get rid of all those germs on your cell phone?

05/26/2014

Fried clams from Woodman's of Essex. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Restaurant Where Fried Clam Was Invented Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

The Massachusetts restaurant that claims to have invented fried clams is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

05/23/2014

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Hummus, Dip Products Recalled For Possible Health Risk

Several hummus and dip products sold in Massachusetts have been recalled because of a possible health risk.

05/23/2014

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1.8 Million Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled In Mass., 3 Other States

A Michigan business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.

05/19/2014

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Energy Analyst: $2.50 A Gallon Gas This Summer ‘Very Possible’

“If we got down to $75 on crude oil, you would see a U.S. national average of say, $2.50 a gallon. I think it’s very possible,” John Kilduff told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

05/16/2014

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Senators Concerned Outlet Shoppers Are Being Misled

Many shoppers head to the outlets looking for a bargain. But a group of U.S. senators is not convinced the deals are so great.

05/14/2014

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Mass. Gas Prices Drop 2 Cents In Past Week

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve regular dropped 2 cents in the past week to an average of $3.66 per gallon.

05/12/2014

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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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Scary Foods: 9 Nasty Recalls

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