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Archive for July, 2010

By By E. James Burton  By E. James Burton  Q. What financial information should I include in my business plan? A. That depends on the reason for the plan. Business plans should be written for specific audiences with specific purposes in mind…. Read more

Preparation time: 30 minutes plus refrigeration time Servings: 4. 5 A Day servings: 2. Ingredients: ½ cup dry orzo 1 cup diced raw pears (1 medium or 2 small) 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 teaspoons lemon juice ¼ cup raisins ½ cup diced fresh… Read more

By Kathy Reynolds SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A new effort to curb violence in Springfield is hard to miss. That’s because the organizers wear bright orange shirts. They are with Roca. It’s a group that believes persistence pays off. They are… Read more

By     You can alleviate the stress and panic that can accompany pre-vacation planning by creating a list of tasks and issues that need to be managed when you’re not there, then checking off each item as it’s handled. This systematic planning… Read more

By WGGB Staff CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) — A bartender at a city tavern has been ordered held without right to bail pending a hearing Friday in connection with the stabbing death of a patron early Sunday morning. Derek Fish, 35, pleaded not… Read more

By WGGB Staff WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A game of politics could have serious consequences in the Whip City, including the closing of a school, elimination of educational programs and layoffs, as the latest chapter in a feud between the City… Read more

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By Tara Swords Keeping advertisers from pushing too many products and ideas on her children was never too difficult for Susan McLaughlin. For starters, the 46-year-old mom from San Jose, Calif., never installed cable TV in her family’s home. But… Read more

By Karen Goodfriend  A high credit rating makes it easier to obtain a mortgage, credit cards and auto loans, plus better interest rates, which will save you money in the long run. Here’s what you can do to increase your credit score:  1) Correct… Read more

By By Jack Nerad By Jack Nerad The common conception is that Ford introduced the Mustang in 1964 to incredible success, and the folks at arch-rival Chevrolet simply copied the concept to unveil the Camaro in 1966 for the 1967 model year. Fact is,… Read more