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Red Cross food pantry in Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Food Pantries Prepare For Increased Demand

The nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.

11/01/2013

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Out For Blood: Mass. & Michigan Red Cross Blood Banks Compete During ALCS

It looks like the 2014 ALCS between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers could turn into a blood bath, or at least that could be the case with fans.

10/12/2013

Papers, Documents, Filing

Where Is The Important Stuff?

If you were told to evacuate within the hour would you be able to gather up the kids, the important papers of your life, the baby pictures, the cat, sensible shoes and leave in an hour?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/30/2013

Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

How To Prepare For Catastrophes

The Hurricane Center is forecasting an extremely active season this year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/26/2013

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Red Cross Puts Out Emergency Request For Blood, Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross has put out an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to deal with a shortfall in Southern and Northern New England.

07/09/2013

A fire damages several buildings in Lowell on Saturday, May 4, 2013. (Credit: Lowell Sun)

Fire Damages At Least Two Buildings In Lowell

A three-alarm fire Saturday afternoon has damaged at least two buildings in Lowell, according to the Red Cross.

05/04/2013

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Red Cross Babysitting Classes Teach Teens Problem-Solving Skills

It’s the start of school vacation week for most students in Massachusetts and some are using the time to hone their problem-solving skills.

02/18/2013

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Red Cross Opens Shelters Across The State

With hundreds of thousands of homes and business still without power, the Red Cross opened shelters across Massachusetts for blizzard victims Saturday.

02/09/2013

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One Last Thing: Marlborough Students Raise Money For Hurricane Sandy Victims

A group of high school students worked to make a difference in the lives of people they’ve never even met.

12/07/2012

Fire destroyed a Leominster apartment building overnight. (Photo from Matthew Gregoire)

Leominster Blaze Destroys Columbia Hotel, Leaves 2 Firefighters Injured

Fire tore apart the old Columbia Hotel in downtown Leominster, and two firefighters were injured when a brick wall collapsed and pieces struck fire ladders.

11/25/2012

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