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    Greater Lowell Tech students craft new wooden desks for Dracut Town Hall

    DRACUT -- The moment Greater Lowell Technical High School carpentry teacher John Maslowski introduced himself to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, Vice Chairman Joe DiRocco slapped his palms on the sturdy, cherry-wood desktop in front of him twice Full Story
    SPORTS
    Bruins top Wild in overtime

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Loui Eriksson's goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the past six. Full Story
    HEALTH
    (Charles Krupa)
    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
    Stars and others react to 'Interview' cancellation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars, politicians and pundits are weighing in on Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision Wednesday to cancel the Dec. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    Signed bottles raise $6,000 at WCAP Salvation Army event

    'Tis the season for miracles, but who'd expect they'd come in the shape of wine bottles? The four signed wine bottles I wrote about in last week's column brought in $6,000 at the WCAP Salvation Army Radiothon. Read More >>
    SPORTS
    POP WARNER TEAMS IN PLAYOFFS

    Four teams from the Dracut Pop Warner Association have concluded their regular seasons and are moving onto the Merrimack Valley League playoffs. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    (David Goldman/AP)
    Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

    NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. Full Story
    COMMUNITY
    WHAT'S HAPPENING

    Items can be sent to What's Happening by e-mailing sdion@lowellsun.com. Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St. Full Story
    Among change, gift of jewels for Salvation Army

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — In one of its famous red kettles in South Florida, the Salvation Army has received a gift worth more than a little bit of change: an emerald and diamond necklace. Full Story
    (Jeff Scheid/AP)
    Vegas hotelier faces gambling commission scrutiny

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los Angeles nightclub and turned the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing questions for the second time this month from gambling regulators about his cocaine use and questionable business dealings. Full Story