• 10 things to know Friday - 08/01/2014 08:08 AM EDT
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    (Charles Krupa)
    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    04/27/2014 12:12 PM EDT
    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? 
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    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. Full Story

    SPORTS
    Lowell Shedd advances

    DRACUT -- Sean Keene (3-for-4) and Marc Beland (3-run homer) powered Lowell Shedd past Dracut, 8-0, during Suburban Pony League 14-15 Division action. Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Two deaths hours apart at Dracut complex called coincidence

    DRACUT -- Two deaths at Tennis Plaza Thursday were a coincidence but not suspicious, police said. Both deaths were medical in nature and not connected at all to one another, Deputy Chief David Chartrand said. Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    (Susan Austin/AP)
    Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. Full Story
    MOST RECENT
    Two deaths hours apart at Dracut complex called coincidence

    08/01/2014 11:54 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- Two deaths at Tennis Plaza Thursday were a coincidence but not suspicious, police said. Both deaths were medical in nature and not connected at all to one another, Deputy Chief David Chartrand said. 
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    $1.1M budget item creates false alarm in Dracut
    07/31/2014 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of Full Story

    Dracut police: Suspect took money in paving scam
    07/31/2014 09:20 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A Billerica man is accused of fraud by accepting a partial payment to repave a Dracut couple's driveway/parking lot, tearing up the concrete, leaving and not returning. Full Story

    $1.1M budget line item creates false alarm for Dracut residents
    07/30/2014 07:44 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of Full Story

    2nd OUI bust in 2 weeks for Dracut man charged with running down woman in crosswalk
    07/30/2014 10:14 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken-driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Two drunken-driving charges for Dracut man in less than two weeks
    07/29/2014 03:50 PM EDT - By Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.com LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man, who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman
    07/29/2014 04:05 PM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after police say he clipped a utility pole and then struck a 25-year-old female pedestrian on Mammoth Road on Monday, all while drinking from an open bottle of vodka. Full Story

    Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years. Full Story
    Got a beef with television? Why not sue somebody?

    NEW YORK (AP) — How does this suit you? Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives say they want to sue President Barack Obama. Full Story