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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. 
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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

    SPORTS
    Michael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in comeback meet

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A giddy Michael Phelps qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final Thursday in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics. 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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    The cat came back, but it took 5 years

    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. 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

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
    'X-Men' director calls sex-abuse suit a shakedown

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The director of the upcoming "X-Men" film has denied allegations contained in a lawsuit that he raped an aspiring actor and model in 1999 and called the claims a shakedown. Full Story
    Ladies' Home Journal goes newsstand-only

    Meredith Corp. is ending subscription service for "Ladies' Home Journal," one of the nation's oldest women's magazines, due to declining advertiser interest. Full Story