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FILE - In this Friday June 10, 2011 file photo, soldiers and a barber give free haircut services for the elderly as part of a community service on a street in Shanghai, China. As of 2013, China is not yet wealthy enough to keep up with its rapidly aging population. It is projected to have 636 million people over age 50 by 2050, or nearly 49 percent of the population -- up from 25 percent in 2010. Although a recent expansion of the medical system covers most Chinese, reimbursement rates remain low and out-of-pocket costs high. Many rural families cannot afford hospitals' huge up-front deposits. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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  • Police/fire Swampscott Wednesday Police contacted a Phillips Terrace resident at 2:20 a.m. to tell him to contact Salem Police about an individual locked in his business. Marblehead Wednesday A man came into the station at 6:14 a.m. asking for "Seamans Way on th

    April 17, 2014

  • Correction A story on Page 1 on April 15, "Local rabbi, a Kansas native, reflects on slayings," requires correction. There are several large synagogues in the communities south of Kansas City, Kan., and in the biblical story of Moses, Pharaoh ordered the killin

    April 17, 2014

  • Beverly police catch alleged bank robber

    BEVERLY — Police chased down a man on Rantoul Street after he allegedly robbed a bank inside the Stop & Shop on Elliott Street Tuesday afternoon.

    April 16, 2014 1 Story

  • North Shore residents to run in 2014 Boston Marathon

    The Salem News asked those on the North Shore who are running this year's Boston Marathon to share their reasons for running. 

    If you're running the marathon this year, it's not too late to share why you're running. Send a brief paragraph, a photo of yourself and a link to your fundraising site (if applicable) to Cheryl Lecesse at clecesse@salemnews.com.

    April 4, 2014

  • Possible sites for garage revealed SALEM -- Salem State officials have announced three possible locations for the school's proposed 800-space parking garage and say a final decision on the site could be made within weeks. Parking has long been an issue for the school, and the demand f

    April 16, 2014