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Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2012. Clemens’ lawyer opened his defense of the former pitching star by telling jurors that evidence purportedly showing Clemens used… Read more

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This Friday, April 27, 2012, photo shows the Aegean with crew members at the start of a 125-mile Newport Beach, Calif. to Ensenada, Mexico yacht race. The 37-foot Aegean, carrying a crew of four, was reported missing Saturday, the U.S. Coast… Read more

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This Friday, April 27, 2012, photo shows the Aegean with crew members at the start of a 125-mile Newport Beach, Calif. to Ensenada, Mexico yacht race. The 37-foot Aegean, carrying a crew of four, was reported missing Saturday, the U.S. Coast… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -Every year there are 19 million new sexually transmitted infections reported.  In Massachusetts, there were over 15,000 reported cases in 2006.  That number rose to over 21,000 by 2010.  In Springfield, the numbers… Read more

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ABC’s upcoming singing competition Duets is saving room for John Legend, who will replace Lionel Richie, the network announced Monday. It is unclear why Richie dropped out of the project. He appeared as a guest mentor for Christina Aguilera’s team… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) – He’s had time to digest the damage, and on Monday, Pleasant Journey owner Jack Davey seemed to be in good spirits. ”We were like holy mackerel. Holy mackerel. It was pretty shocking at first, the number of cars… Read more

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FILE – In this April 20, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Scottsdale, Ariz. President Barack Obama gave a steely defense of his handling of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden… Read more

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Cheri Young, right, is escorted out of the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro, N.C. on Monday, April 30, 2012, after testifying in the John Edwards trial. Young, the wife of an ex-aide to John Edwards broke down on the witness stand Monday as… Read more

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Do you ever wonder what the American Idol contestants are like off-camera? We asked eliminated contestant Elise Testone and were totally shocked by what she had to say. Elise also gets candid about what it was like being the oldest contestant in… Read more

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SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. (WGGB)  — They’re the same length as a 747 jumbo jet, nearly 400 feet.  At least that’s the size of the four industrial wind turbines proposed for Mt. Massamet in Shelburne Falls. Two groups are opposed to the wind… Read more

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This undated handout photo provided by the EPA shows Al Armendariz. Armendariz, the Obama administration’s top environmental official in the oil-rich South and Southwest region has resigned after Republicans targeted him over remarks made two… Read more

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New York’s One World Trade Center is viewed from Jersey City, N.J., Monday, April 30, 2012. One World Trade Center will lay claim to the title of New York City’s tallest skyscraper on Monday when workers will erect steel columns that will make… Read more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of the opening-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks. The NBA announced its decision Monday, less than 24 hours after Rondo stuck out his chest to bump… Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Sikh advocacy group launched a free mobile application Monday that allows travelers to complain immediately to the government if they feel they’ve been treated unfairly by airport screeners. Launched at midnight by The… Read more

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(AGAWAM, Mass.) (WGGB)–The Crestview Country Club in Agawam has reopened under new ownership. Once an all private club, Crestview is now semi private. On Monday, golfers were out enjoying the good weather and the newly re-opened Crestview… Read more