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State’s Highest Court Upholds Fees To Appeal Traffic Tickets

Drivers, beware: The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld a law that requires motorists to pay additional fees to appeal traffic tickets.


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UMass Fees May Go Up

The UMass Board of Trustees is expected to consider fee hikes of as much as 8 percent at its meeting next month.



Survey: Many Banks Not Telling Whole Story On Fees

A survey by MASSPIRG, the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, of 350 banks finds that almost a quarter of them refused to disclose their full list of charges and fees.


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Worcester Pit Bulls Owners To Pay Additional Fee, Follow Other Rules

The city of Worcester is putting a short leash on pit bull owners, requiring additional registration and walking proof owners are in compliance with a new ordinance.



Boston Attorney To Challenge Constitutionality Of Fees To Fight Traffic Tickets

A Boston attorney is set to challenge the constitutionality of the fees imposed on drivers who are fighting traffic tickets.


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Curious About Finding Unknown Charges On Bills

How many of us check every bill we receive, line by line? When one Amesbury family did they discovered a “mystery” charge. They say they’re victims of “cramming” — being billed for an unauthorized charge.


Taylor Pyatt, Tuukka Rask

Curious About All Those Fees On Bills

Taxes and fees bug all of us, but do you ever look closely at some of your bills? Bob from Billerica does, and he doesn’t like what he sees. He…


Tom Brady's Back Bay Car Crash

Some Hospitals Charging Facility Fees For Care

Do you see your doctor in a hospital setting or at a private office? If it’s at the hospital, you could be charged with a little-known facility fee….


The Panel Paying for College

How To Correctly Evaluate Your Financial Aid Award Letter

In part 4 the panel discusses college tuition and fees, how to correctly evaluate your financial aid award letter, what you need to know about the FAFSA form.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/25/2010