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    Dracut's $500-a-day message: Fix problem properties or pay

    Town manager cracks down on owners of eyesores
    10/25/2014 08:58 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- Standing on the corner of Pleasant Street and Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Town Manager James Duggan focused his glare on two vacant, graffiti-covered buildings on the property at 1095 Lakeview Ave. 
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    Breakfast plates strategies to boost businesses across Dracut
    10/24/2014 02:12 PM EDT - DRACUT -- About two dozen business owners, executives, and town officials braved the elements -- including a partially flooded new Town Hall parking lot -- to attend the inaugural "Dracut: Taking Care of Business Breakfast," hosted by first-year Full Story

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    Andover tops Lions for title

    LOWELL -- Chelmsford High's Crystal Zhu (50 free), Anna Haywood (100 backstroke) and Elena Brown (diving) were individual winners, but the Lions fell to Andover, 98-88, in an exciting dual-meet showdown for the Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 Full Story
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    Dracut's $500-a-day message: Fix problem properties or pay

    Town manager cracks down on owners of eyesores
    DRACUT -- Standing on the corner of Pleasant Street and Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Town Manager James Duggan focused his glare on two vacant, graffiti-covered buildings on the property at 1095 Lakeview Ave. Full Story
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    Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program. Full Story

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    Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    10/26/2014 12:43 AM EDT
    NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program. 
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    Government official identifies Washington state school shooter as student Jaylen Fryberg
    10/24/2014 07:55 PM EDT - MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Government official identifies Washington state school shooter as student Jaylen Fryberg . Full Story

    Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
    10/23/2014 10:18 PM EDT - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout. Full Story

    Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
    10/22/2014 08:18 PM EDT - DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president. Full Story

    A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate
    10/22/2014 03:28 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one. Full Story

    If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa
    10/21/2014 08:04 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. Full Story

    Police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee
    10/20/2014 08:12 PM EDT - KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend. Full Story

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    Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
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    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.