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    Joseph Middlemiss' Big Heart will beat in every stride of his Dracut dad's Boston Marathon

    03/30/2015 10:31 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- When he runs the Boston Marathon for the first time next month, Scott Middlemiss will be doing it for his heart angel and his heart warrior. 
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    Dracut managers lose benefit under charter proposal
    03/25/2015 10:38 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday voted 4-0 to put 17 proposed changes to the town charter on the May 4 town election ballot, including removing a phrase that automatically grants some benefits to departing town managers. Full Story

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    Celtics pick up key victory

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets, 116-104, on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory. Full Story
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    Joseph Middlemiss' Big Heart will beat in every stride of his Dracut dad's Boston Marathon

    DRACUT -- When he runs the Boston Marathon for the first time next month, Scott Middlemiss will be doing it for his heart angel and his heart warrior. Full Story
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    An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

    CHICAGO (AP) — An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. Full Story
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    An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

    03/30/2015 02:25 PM EDT
    CHICAGO (AP) — An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. 
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    Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards
    03/30/2015 05:39 AM EDT - The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. The pop singer cleaned house at the show Sunday, winning artist of the year and song of the year for "Shake It Off," and even assisted Madonna by strumming her guitar onstage while the pop icon sang a new song. Full Story

    Greece and its creditors still struggle with reform list
    03/30/2015 04:44 PM EDT - ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will be unable to repay massive bailout debts without eventually restructuring them, the prime minister said, as pressure from lenders mounted on Athens to produce viable cost-cutting reforms to unlock emergency funds and prevent default. Full Story

    US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
    03/30/2015 11:44 PM EDT - BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions. Full Story

    Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery
    03/30/2015 12:34 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators. Full Story

    DIA turning off prominent lights for Earth Hour
    03/28/2015 07:09 AM EDT - DENVER (AP) — Denver International Airport is turning off several prominent lights for Earth Hour, including the infamous statue titled "Mustang," a blue horse with blazing red fiery eyes at the entrance to the airport. Full Story

    Boston woman charged with marathon injury fraud
    03/27/2015 07:34 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) — A Boston woman has been indicted on charges of fraudulently receiving tens of thousands of dollars in benefits by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. Full Story

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    Angelina Jolie inspires Nickelodeon crowd

    'Maleficent’ actress tells kids being different is a good thing, and it’s OK to cause a little trouble.