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Make Your Own Beautiful, Durable Concrete Countertops

(BPT) – Concrete is the ideal material for kitchen and bathroom countertops. As beautiful and striking as marble, quartz and granite, concrete countertops are a fraction of the cost and easier to maintain. Concrete is also a much more attractive and durable alternative to laminate, composites and other lower-end countertop …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Ovarian cancer often has few early symptoms

Q: My aunt was just diagnosed with ovarian clear cell cancer. Please tell me about this disease.A: Epithelial cell — skin cells as well as cells that line blood vessels and other body organs — cancers arising from the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the peritoneum — the lining of the …

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OVER THE COUNTER: Seven steps to safe summer travel

Summer vacations are upon us. In New England, where the cold and dreary weather can last much of the year, this is a welcome break. But summer travel – even for local trips – can come with risks that foil the fun in the sun. That’s why it’s important to …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? CBGD is a rare degenerative brain condition

Q: Initially my friend’s doctor thought he might have Parkinson’s, but now they say he has CBGD. What is this?A: Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration is a rare degenerative brain condition first identified as a specific disease entity in 1967. It affects less than 1 per 100,000 people; it is thought …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Brush away bad breath

Q. What is the cause of the dreaded “morning breath” and how can I eliminate it? — B.G. in MAA. Let me assume that overall, you are in good health and have no systemic issues.You speak of an offensive odor in the morning only but in reality, if there is …

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Marijuana in Massachusetts

Find out what is happening with legal marijuana across Massachusetts

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Rockport Chamber Music Festival opens week two with tribute to Eugene Ysaye

For great violinists, the ultimate lineage traces back to Eugene Ysaye. The great Belgian composer and legendary performer (1858–1931) left behind challenging and rewarding works, and as a teacher began a line of musical greatness that runs through players like Nathan Milstein, Jascha Brodsky and Josef Gingold. That lineage continues …

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LOL, HBO Thinks Game of Thrones Deserves an Emmy for These Season 8 Episodes

The 2019 Emmys ballot is out, and HBO has already penciled in a few Game of Thrones items for awards consideration this year. Instead of focusing on the stronger points of the eighth and final season, however, the cable network is hoping its much-maligned final episodes will […]

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Travel guru Rick Steves joins the Pops for a musical journey through Europe

Travel guide book author and television show host Rick Steves has led travelers through Europe for decades, but fans may be surprised to know that he is also a musician who explores countries through music. At two Boston Pops programs this week, Steves will host “Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey” …

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Game of Thrones Is Reportedly Returning to Comic-Con One Last Time

Remember when you thought Game of Thrones was over and done with? Think again! Deadline reports that HBO’s hit fantasy series will return to San Diego Comic-Con one last time! […]

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REVIEW ROUNDUP: Critics weigh in on Springsteen’s ‘Western Stars’

It isn’t even out yet, but critics are already weighing in left and right on Bruce Springsteen’s latest — and it’s sounding like a successful experiment.

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Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 6-10-19

Check out Fire in the Sky and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to [email protected]

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Movie Review: Woodstock documentary shows what made the music festival tick

The granddaddy of music documentaries is Michael Wadleigh’s 1970 film “Woodstock,” an immersive look at the famed weekend concert on a New York alfalfa field in 1969. “Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation” is not going to topple that first film from its pedestal. But it’s entertaining and informative, …

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We Can Barely Handle How Much The Bold Type Cast Loves Each Other

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since The Bold Type premiered on Freeform, but now this fiercely feminist show is about to cap off its third season with a truly explosive finale. To celebrate this huge milestone (and get us good and emotional before the show goes on …

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Sandra Bullock Is Making a Show About Her ’80s College Days

Normally, putting the names Sandra Bullock, John Legend, and […]

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2019-2020 TV Scorecard: Which Shows Are Canceled? Which Are Renewed?

We’re living through an era of peak television, and with so many shows on the schedule, it can be a bit difficult to keep up with which series have been renewed and canceled. To help you keep track of all of your favorite programs, TV Guide has compiled a list …

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