HIIT without hurt: Get fit with high-intensity interval training

04/14/2014 12:10 PM EDT
A HIIT session of 30 minutes or less has been shown to accelerate weight loss and boost metabolism, with one session helping your body burn calories for up to 24 hours after exercise. 
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Online piracy is bad. Here's how to make sure your kids understand that.
04/10/2014 08:31 AM EDT - When my kids are old enough to go online, we ll make sure to include a discussion about digital piracy along with conversations about safely using social media and protecting their online identities. Here's an overview of online piracy in prep for that chat. Full Story

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Boston U coach resigns after allegations of emotional abuse

BOSTON (AP) -- Boston University women's basketball coach Kelly Greenberg resigned Wednesday about a month after several former players complained that she was so verbally and emotionally abusive that she drove them off the team. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Dracut school-panel hopefuls take part in polite debate

LOWELL -- The two candidates vying for one seat on the Dracut School Committee, incumbent Matthew Sheehan and challenger Michelle McCarthy, engaged Tuesday in what could best be described as a polite, hour-long discussion, rather than a debate. Full Story
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Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman on the 'Late Show'

Stephen Colbert, who will take over for a retiring David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" next year, revealed Tuesday that he almost worked for Letterman twice. Full Story
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Dracut school-panel hopefuls take part in polite debate

04/23/2014 07:54 AM EDT
LOWELL -- The two candidates vying for one seat on the Dracut School Committee, incumbent Matthew Sheehan and challenger Michelle McCarthy, engaged Tuesday in what could best be described as a polite, hour-long discussion, rather than a debate. 
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Dracut School Committee hopefuls agree more than disagree
04/22/2014 05:30 PM EDT - LOWELL -- The two candidates vying for one seat on the Dracut School Committee, incumbent Matthew Sheehan and challenger Michelle McCarthy, engaged Tuesday in what could best be described as a polite, hour-long discussion, rather than a debate, on Full Story

Dracut's Kacavas catches praise
04/18/2014 05:38 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Dracut High's version of "The Natural" may not possess the power needed to belt a climactic homer off a light tower and circle the bases amid a hailstorm of sparks, but good luck finding a more electrifying player than Kaylee Kacavas on a Full Story

10 candidates try to keep peace at Dracut forum
04/17/2014 04:11 PM EDT - DRACUT -- For the most part, the 10 political hopefuls vying for a seat on one of four boards who participated in 2014 Candidates Night abided by the behavioral guideline set by Moderator Melinda Bettencourt to steer clear of personal attacks. Full Story

Dracut man admits vandalizing home, doll and underwear
04/17/2014 10:23 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Matthew Yackel told police he was having a "bad night" and was trying to "walk off his anger" when he broke into his Dracut neighbor's home. Full Story

Dracut man admits to vandalizing neighbor's home, teddy bear and underwear
04/16/2014 02:13 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Matthew Yackel told police he was having a "bad night" and was trying to "walk off his anger" when he broke into his Dracut neighbor's home. Full Story

Dracut vote keeps town manager's power intact
04/16/2014 04:50 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Sitting between one selectman who favored amending the town charter to make Dracut's police and fire chiefs a bit stronger, and another selectman who advocated leaving the strong town manager's powers as is, board Chairwoman Cathy Full Story

Summer movie preview: 10 anticipated indies

(Eds: Part of a package of daily stories this week exploring the upcoming summer movie season. With Summer Preview-The Prodigal. Full Story
Play 'An Act of God' eyes space on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone pretty critic-proof is coming to Broadway: The Almighty. Producer Jeffrey Finn on Wednesday said he hopes to mount a stage adaptation of the humor book "The Last Testament: A Memoir by God" on Broadway by 2015. Full Story