Champagne tax on a cider budget? Hard cider makers want their taxes reduced

Champagne tax on a cider budget? Hard cider makers want their taxes reduced

THE TEMPERATURES ARE GETTING COOLER, MAKING IT THE PERFECT TIME TO ENJOY SOME HARD APPLE CIDER. 22NEWS STATE HOUSE REPORTER TIFFANY CHAN EXPLAINS WHY CIDER COMPANIES ARE OUTRAGED THEY PAY MORE IN TAXES THAN THEIR COMPETITORS. ONE BUSINESS OWNER TOLD ME HE BELIEVES THE STATE’S CIDER TAX IS WAY TOO HIGH. MANY OF THESE COMPANIES Read more about Champagne tax on a cider budget? Hard cider makers want their taxes reduced[…]

Laura Franklin: MERLOT: Its Growing Role in Open Education and 21st Century Language Learning

Laura Franklin: MERLOT: Its Growing Role in Open Education and 21st Century Language Learning

[ Silence ]>>I met Laura Franklin 2 years ago. Again, she is the World Languages Director for MERLOT. And Rich talked about archives or repositories or the different names, OER Commons. These are large sites on the internet that have their own lens, that is, they’ve had some kind of vetting process. Because as we Read more about Laura Franklin: MERLOT: Its Growing Role in Open Education and 21st Century Language Learning[…]

Advisory: Contaminant found in Springfield drinking water

Advisory: Contaminant found in Springfield drinking water

THEY PLAN TO START WEARING THE CAMERAS BY THE END OF THE YEAR. TAYLOR: THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD IS WARNING PEOPLE ABOUT THEIR DRINKING WATER. CUSTOMERS ARE BEING NOTIFIED ABOUT LEVELS OF A CONTAMINANT THAT HAVE EXCEEDED THE MASSD-E-P STANDARD. THESE CONTAMINANTS ARE FORMED THROUGH THE DISINFECTION PROCESS OF DRINKING WATER. THE SPINGFIELD WATER AND Read more about Advisory: Contaminant found in Springfield drinking water[…]

State lawmakers considering ban on advertisements for sugary drinks in schools

State lawmakers considering ban on advertisements for sugary drinks in schools

BARRY: STATE LAWMAKERS TODAY CONSIDERED A PROPOSAL TO PROHIBIT ADVERTISING SWEET DRINKS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. 22NEWS STATEHOUSE REPORTER JODI REED IS LIVE TO EXPLAIN HOW THIS LEGISLATION INCLUDES A “SWEET DRINK” TAX! JODI REED: IT’S NOT THE FIRST TIME LAWMAKERS HAVE CONSIDERED A BAN ON SUGARY DRINKS IN SCHOOLS. BUT THIS TIME IT HAS MORE Read more about State lawmakers considering ban on advertisements for sugary drinks in schools[…]

Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins

Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins

YEARS.. FOR THE SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE. CIARA: UNDERAGE DRINKING IS A PROBLEM NATIONWIDE. 22NEWS REPORTER NICK ARESCO HAS A LOOK AT A STATEWIDE EFFORT TO PREVENT BARS AND LIQUOR STORES FROM SELLING ALCOHOL TO THOSE UNDER 21. NICK ARESCO: EACH YEAR POLICE IN MASSACHUSETTS BRING MANY UNDERAGE PEOPLE TO COURT BECAUSE OF FAKE IDS. Read more about Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins[…]

Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack

Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack

BARRY: DIET SODA IS OFTEN ADVERTISED AS A HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE TO REGULAR SODA BUT 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI TELL US WHY THIS CALORIE- FREE BEVERAGE IS NOW BEING LINKED TO SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES. MIKE MASCIADRELLI: DRINKING 2 OR MORE DIET SODAS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF HAVING A HEART ATTACK, STROKE, AND EVEN DEATH. A Read more about Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack[…]

Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state

Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state

BARRY: GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO 22NEWS AT 5:30. I’M BARRY KRIGER. CIARA: AND I’M CIARA SPELLER. CIARA: GOVERNOR BAKER IS WORKING WITH STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS TO TEST AND TREAT CONTAMINATED DRINKING WATER. BARRY: 22NEWS STATE HOUSE REPORTER JODI REED IS LIVE IN BOSTON TO EXPLAIN HOW THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN COULD HELP ONE CITY Read more about Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state[…]

Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity

Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity

ANC: STATE LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING TAXING SODA AND OTHER SUGARY BEVERAGES TO HELP FIGHT CHILDHOOD OBESITY. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI FOUND OUT HOW THE “SODA TAX” WOULD WORK AND IF LOCAL RESIDENTS WOULD SUPPORT IT. 3 SEC WHERE DOES THE LINE GO? IF WE ARE TAXING SODA, THEN WHEN ARE WE GOING TO TAX ANOTHER Read more about Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity[…]

Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract

Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract

A CANABIS-BASED ENERGY DRINK WON’T GIVE YOU THE BUZZ YOU MIGHT IMAGINE. 22NEWS REPORTER ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ FOUND OUT IF MASSACHSUETTS RESIDENTS CAN CONSUMER THIS DRINK THIS THAT MARIJUANA IS LEGAL. ALESSANDRA LIVE: BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THIS DRINK IS LEGAL IN EVERY STATE, AND IT DOESN’T GET YOU HIGH BECAUSE IT DOESN’T HAVE T-H-C. THE Read more about Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract[…]