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Kate Merrill

SprayCake (WBZ-TV)

Spray Cake: Microwavable Cake Batter Invented By Harvard Students

Two Harvard students have come up with a new way to bake a cake that apparently had never been done, until now.

07/17/2014

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All Cash Deals Frustrate Some Boston Area House Hunters

According to recent survey by Realty Trac 32% of the homes sold in Massachusetts this past winter were all-cash deals.

07/15/2014

Petty officer first class Jason Thompson of Detroit surprised WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill on live television at the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, July 3, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill And Sailor Re-Enact Famous Photo

Petty officer first class Jason Thompson of Detroit surprised WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill on live television at the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.

07/04/2014

Local restaurants are adding secret items to their menus. (WBZ-TV)

Secret Food Menu Items Revealed

Some of your favorite restaurants are creating new items but not putting them on the menu.

06/30/2014

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Farms In A Box: Boston Businesses Grow Produce In Shipping Containers

It’s the future for city farmers or anyone looking to get fresh local produce way off the farm.

06/30/2014

A solar farm in Lowell.  (WBZ-TV)

Solar Energy Farms Cutting Energy Costs In Several Towns

Have you seen a field of solar panels somewhere in Massachusetts lately? You’re not alone.

06/20/2014

Hundreds pose after a recent workout at Harvard Stadium. (Photo courtesy: November Project-Facebook)

November Project Gets Thousands In Shape For Free

The November Project has thousands getting in shape all around the country.

06/16/2014

Couples are turning to "surprise weddings" to take the planning and pressure off. (WBZ-TV)

Couples Turn To ‘Surprise Weddings’ To Cut Stress, Costs

Some couples are going to the extreme: planning low-key affairs without telling friends and family before they arrive.

05/27/2014

(Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Haven From Hunger in Peabody has turned to local restaurants to feed families. (WBZ-TV)

Peabody Food Pantry Gets Creative To Feed Families

At Haven from Hunger in Peabody, they service 1,500 clients every month and they have to be creative about how they get their donations.

05/21/2014

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