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Is asbestos a silent killer in Massachusetts?

What do schools, churches, post offices, movie theaters, hospitals and barbershops all have in common? They are all places you might visit during the course of your day.They’re also places that could very well contain high levels of asbestos.And you can add your very own home to that list.Materials containing …

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What’s Up Doc?: Tendinosis

My doctor told me I have tendinosis. How is this different than tendinitis?Tendons function to transmit the force generated by our muscles to our bones, allowing us to move. When tendons are subjected to repetitive mechanical loads they can be compromised, possibly developing small tears, degenerative changes, collagen disruption, proliferation …

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Flexible Fitness: Support a path of injury-free fun for your athletic child

The National Counsel of Youth Sports survey found that over 60 million children participate in some form of organized sport and over 44 million play more than one sport. Children who play sports derive many benefits from doing so, such as the development of a healthy lifestyle, social skills, greater …

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Marijuana in Massachusetts

Find out what is happening with legal marijuana across Massachusetts

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Nursing student from Massachusetts saves life in a parking lot

Michaela Peck had no idea that a routine trip to the Cumberland Farms in Stoughton would become a life-altering experience.

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Doctor charged with rape of 12-year-old in Ohio

ASHLAND, Ohio — A doctor from the Youngstown area has been arrested and accused of raping a 12-year-old in Ashland, according to the Ashland County Prosecutor’s Office.Dr. Albert Aiad-Toss, 51, of Canfield, Ohio, was arrested in south Florida last Friday by federal law enforcement while he was returning to the …

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Texas woman sentenced to 6 years in prison for death of newborn daughter

WAXAHACHIE, Texas — A former student at Southwestern Assemblies of God University was sentenced Wednesday to more than six years in a state prison for the death of her newborn child.To avoid a jury trial, Natalie Annell Weaver, 21, of Springfield, Missouri, pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony charge of …

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Once Upon a Time’s Colin O’Donoghue Will Suit up for Space in New Nat Geo Series

Calling all Captain Hook fans! Once Upon a Time’s Colin O’Donoghue has booked his next TV role, so prepare to start thirsting over his newest character, who’s a voyager of a different kind! […]

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Tyler Ankrum grabs Playoff spot with 1st NASCAR Truck Series win

In a week that started with Justin Haley’s remarkable upset win at Daytona on Sunday, 18-year-old Tyler Ankrum added another on Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway — and simultaneously threw a wrench into the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff standings.Driving the No. 17 DGR-Crosley Toyota, Ankrum inherited the lead …

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Are the Russo Brothers Going to Announce a Community Movie?

Are we about to witness a prophecy finally coming to fruition? For years, fans have wondered if the Community rallying cry “six seasons and a movie” would ever come to light, because after six seasons we’re still missing the movie. But that all might change as the Russo Brothers are …

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Best New Shows and Movies on Netflix This Week: Point Blank, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein

Looking for something new to watch on Netflix? Here is a list of all the best new shows and movies released on Netflix the week of July 12-18This week Netflix is coming down […]

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Here’s When The Deuce’s Third and Final Season Premieres on HBO

The Deuce is almost back for one last disco. HBO announced on Friday that the David Simon drama returns for its third and final season on Sept. 9.The series, which chronicles the legalization and […]

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KEN WILLIS: NASCAR, Daytona should go big with changes to the 400

Oh, why not? Let’s keep kicking the 400 while it’s down.A three-day weekend, with each day affected by summertime weather issues, was stretched to a fourth day, and even that one was cut short. The only smiles belonged to the handful of folks with Spire Motorsports, and perhaps appropriately, you had …

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Arrow’s Colin Donnell and Josh Segarra to Return for the Final Season

Arrow is signing off with the help of a couple of familiar faces: Colin Donnell and […]

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It’s a good day: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is in Boston

Wait a minute. Wasn’t high school supposed to be the time and place where you walked with your buddies talking about nothing, together watched the cheerleaders turning cartwheels on the football field, and proudly strutted into the senior prom? Or maybe that was just wishful thinking because you were stuck …

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The Week in Superlatives: Creepiest Kid, Biggest Womp, and the Slyest Shipper

The summer swelter is in full swing, and the TV scene is as hot as ever right now because, believe it or not, there are other things to talk about besides Stranger Things. Here we’ll run through some of the most stand-out moments of the week on the small screen, …

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4 steps to keep your home safe from fires

(BPT) – According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms — often due to missing alarm batteries or expired alarms.Fortunately, a new generation of home safety technology — combined with tried-and-true safety practices — …