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  1. Gluten-free trend incites app startups, expects increased market value in coming yearsRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Daily Free Press

    Gluten, the protein composite that everyone loves to hate, has proven to be lucrative for businesses as more restaurants offer food that excludes wheat, barley, rye and wheat-rye hybrid triticale. Businesses directly addressing the gluten-free diet have spawned from consumer demand for all things gluten-free.

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  2. Methuen girl collects 430 pairs of shoes for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    An 8-year-old girl in Methuen is paying it forwards with an act of generosity. Instead of asking for birthday presents this year Kailey Moras asked people to donate shoes.

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  3. Milford student suspended for making hand gun gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    A fifth grade student in Milford was suspended because according to school officials he made his hand into the shape of a gun and pointed it at other students. School officials said the 10-year-old's actions indicated a threat, but his family didn't agree.

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  4. Woman falls through ceiling during court escape attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    A Brockton woman was in court for a bail hearing on drug related charges when she tried to escape, but not everything went according to plan. Court officers say 29-year-old Jacqueline Cordaro had been denied a request to lower her bail when she tried to escape through the ceiling.

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  5. Arctic Blast: 12 Tips to Heat Your Home SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    Winter isn't willing to wait this year, as Jamaica Plain and other areas throughout the Northeast are facing record cold temperatures this week. Here are 12 tips on how to heat your home safely , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Ready.gov.

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  6. Officers honored at annual George Hanna AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    A group of 25 officers received the state's highest honor Tuesday during the annual George Hanna Awards. The recipients included Officer Dic Donohue, who was wounded in the hunt for the accused Boston Marathon bombers.

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  7. Report lays out opportunity gaps for black and Latino boys in city schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez , right, spoke during an event at City Year last week in which a new report detailing disparities for black and Latino boys was released.

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  8. Attacks Possibly Connected to Brigham and Women's BreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    A string of attacks in Jamaica Plain may be connected to a robbery that left hundreds of patient records at Brigham and Women's Hospital at risk. WHDH reported that armed robbers stole a laptop and cellphone from a doctor in September.

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  9. Downtown School Night Reveals Numerous OptionsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Beacon Hill Times

    The volunteer parent organization Downtown Schools for Boston sponsored its second annual "Downtown Schools Night" at 74 Joy St. on Thursday, allowing parents of prospective students to learn more about nearby public elementary-, middle- and high-school options. The evening began as a panel of parents of students attending the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown, the Hurley K-8 School in the South End, the Josiah Quincy School in Chinatown and the Harvard-Ken Elementary School in Charlestown discussed their respective schools and fielded questions ranging from transportation to and from school for students to extracurricular activities.

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  10. Rollover accident in Avon causes delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    A rollover accident on Route 24 in Avon caused delays in the area Wednesday morning. Crews worked to remove the car from the highway, but delays remained after the scene was cleared.

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  11. Dive teams to return to Lynn in search for missing motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    State Police dive teams will return to a Lynn pond Wednesday as they search for any sign of a missing mother from Swampscott. Eight divers scoured the floating bridge pond yesterday, hoping to find clues in the disappearance of 25-year-old Jaimee Mendez.

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  12. Woman falls from ceiling at Brockton courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WHDH

    A woman's attempt to escape a Brockton courthouse came crashing down on Monday. The 29-year-old was trying to crawl through the ceiling when she came crashing down into a courtroom.

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  13. Occupational Health News RoundupRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | ScienceBlogs

    They take care of our most precious resource and yet most of them have to rely on public assistance just to make ends meet. Katie Johnston at the Boston Globe wrote about a new report from the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the University of California, which "found that difficulties child-care workers face in making ends meet create high levels of stress that can affect their performance.

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  14. Staff member at Boston school under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Boston.com

    A staff member at the Higginson/Lewis K-8 School in Roxbury is under investigation by Boston police following an incident at the school on Thursday, officials said. Sometime in the afternoon, a staff member saw another staff member "interacting with a student in a way that made them uncomfortable," according to a phone message sent to parents on Friday by principal Joy Salesman-Oliver.

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  15. Bankrupt oil company has thousands of unfilled ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    Thousands of New Hampshire homeowners who paid millions of dollars to cover their heating needs may be left out in the cold this winter. Fuller Oil filed for federal bankruptcy protection Monday after several months of losing money.

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  16. Hull firefighter charged with passing fake prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    A Hull firefighter was arrested Thursday for allegedly passing fake prescriptions between May and September of 2014. William Hatfield of Plymouth was arraigned in Plymouth District Court on Friday.

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  17. Bourne man accused of road rage attack on other driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    A Cape Cod man is in police custody after allegedly pulling out a gun after a road rage incident. Police say 33-year-old Michael Barboza from Bourne and another driver were involved in a road rage incident after one person reportedly cut off the other driver.

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  18. Man charged with kidnapping missing N.H. teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    Police in New Hampshire say they have found a 13-year-old girl who was missing for three days and arrested the man they say kidnapped her. Madison Wilson of Seabrook went missing on Nov. 10. Police say an observant taxi driver noticed her in Hampton Thursday and notified police that she was at a hotel.

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  19. Lawyers for driver in 2013 crash reject plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    The driver accused in a serious 2013, two-car crash on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain faced the families of those injured in the accident in court on Friday. 19-year-old Nikolas Papdopoulos of West Roxbury was charged in connection with a crash that injured three teens in his car and left the driver of the truck he hit, Kevin Cellucci, unable to walk or talk.

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  20. N.H. family searching for hunter who killed dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHDH

    A family dog was shot and killed in New Hampshire this week and now the family is dealing with the loss while trying to find out who did it. Brandon Carter spent two days searching for 1-year-old Titan before finding him early Thursday morning.

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