Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

03/20/2018 02:12 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Packing on pounds seems to dull people's sense of taste, and puzzled researchers turned to mice to figure out why: Obesity, they found, can rob the tongue of taste buds. 
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WHO says tainted food outbreak threatens 16 African nations
03/20/2018 01:27 PM EDT - JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations, with neighboring Namibia reporting a confirmed case that might be connected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Full Story

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NBA fines Rockets' Green $25K, Celtics' Morris $15K

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has fined Gerald Green of the Houston Rockets $25,000 for shoving an opponent and Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics $15,000 for verbally abusing an official. Full Story

Scholarship telethon kicks off Wednesday

DRACUT -- After a record-setting telethon last year, the Dollars for Scholars Dracut Scholarship Foundation is now gearing up for its 35th annual telethon. Full Story
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Scholarship telethon kicks off Wednesday

03/20/2018 10:09 AM EDT
DRACUT -- After a record-setting telethon last year, the Dollars for Scholars Dracut Scholarship Foundation is now gearing up for its 35th annual telethon. 
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St. Francis adds Masses for Palm Sunday, Easter
03/14/2018 08:00 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Palm Sunday is one of the most highly attended liturgies in the Catholic Church's liturgical calendar. Full Story

Dracut High School 2nd Term Honor Roll
03/11/2018 09:27 AM EDT - High Honors SENORS: Sarah Bazarian, Nathan Coram, Nicole Craig, Taylor Haire, Ezekiel Haradji, Jamiel Inocencio, Molly Jones, Monica Kong, Jacob Leboeuf, Kyle Marshall, Christopher Nugent, Charles Ritchie, Camryn Santiago, Matthew Sideman, Skylar Full Story

Hazardous Waste Day in Dracut
03/10/2018 06:34 AM EST - DRACUT -- The Board of Health will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event this spring for residents to safely dispose of their hazardous household products, according to a notice posted on the town website. Full Story

Lowell man arrested following Dracut chase arraigned
03/08/2018 03:16 PM EST - LOWELL -- A Lowell man police arrested following a chase in Dracut on Wednesday is being held on $5,000 cash bail. Full Story

Dracut fundraiser to help Team Collier
03/07/2018 02:29 PM EST - DRACUT -- The Officer Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund is hosting a fundraiser for its Boston Marathon team "Team Collier Strong" this Friday. Full Story

Manhunt on following Dracut break-ins (VIDEO)
03/07/2018 03:08 PM EST - DRACUT -- Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another in connection with one or more house break-ins on Hildreth Street. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.