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W.H.O. Says Junk Food Kills

I hate it when pronouncements are made that scare the bejeezus out of everyday folks. But it's my job to not only comment on the content but also share it with you, so you can decide for yourselves. According to the World Health Organization, global obesity and overweight rates have doubled since 1980 and "more people die from eating too much, and too poorly, than from a lack of food."

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Stuff the Truck

Today is not only a Day of Remembrance, but also National Day of Service. We had Michelle Hantman on air with us Monday to discuss this week's events with United Way. It's Live United Week and we are rallying everyone to get involved

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Albino Lobsters Caught In Maine

It's no white lie: Two lobstermen in Maine caught a pair of rare albino lobsters within a week.

The Portland Press Herald reports Bret Philbrick caught the curious crustacean off of Owls Head on Thursday and Joe Bates caught one off the Rockland breakwater days earlier

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Is Ketchup Just For Kids?

 

After a Florida restaurant banned the use of ketchup to anyone over age ten, the world is discussing the condiment.

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Photo by Gianni Ferrari/Cover/Getty Images

Slice Of Charles and Diana’s Wedding Cake Auctioned Online

A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.

The cake, still in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold online Thursday by Nate D

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Key Vendor No Longer Doing Business With Market Basket

A key vendor is no longer doing business with Market Basket in protest of the company management's actions.

Boston Sword and Tuna's top official says time has nearly run out on saving the great institution that was Market Basket

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Death By Salt Is Growing Globally

How many times do they have to nag us? Too much salt is no good for you! Now, their warnings are coming true in a new  study on the effects salt has on our cardiovascular system.

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What Is Your Nut Preference?

If you had to chose a nut for a quick snack, would it be an almond or a peanut?

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The Potato Chip Taste Test [Video]

 

The "Do Us a Flavor" contest is underway with Lay's Potato Chips. This year there are four flavors again: Mango Salsa, Wasabi Ginger, Cappuccino and Bacon Mac N Cheese.

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UMass marine scientists and students taking part in scallop survey.  Photo from SMAST.
UMass marine scientists and students taking part in scallop survey. Photo from SMAST.

Major Increase in Scallop Population Found On Georges Bank

UMass Dartmouth marine scientists, in a video based survey, have found an abundance of small scallops on Georges Bank.

The survey was conducted from May to July 2014. Dr. Kevin Stokesbury says the survey indicates a 32% increase in the scallop population from two years ago

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