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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — One group of residents found a way to make easter special for the area children. Every year this housing complex in Holyoke is filled with kids for their Easter egg hunt. This is the seventh year the event was… Read more

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Hal Hargrave Jr., who is paralyzed from the neck down after a car crash when he was 17, chats with his trainer Chris Fitzgerald as he gets ready for his physical therapy session at a gym in Claremont, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. After… Read more

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Hal Hargrave Jr., who is paralyzed from the neck down after a car crash when he was 17, chats with his trainer Chris Fitzgerald as he gets ready for his physical therapy session at a gym in Claremont, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. After… Read more

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Hal Hargrave Jr., who is paralyzed from the neck down after a car crash when he was 17, chats with his trainer Chris Fitzgerald as he gets ready for his physical therapy session at a gym in Claremont, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. After… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A former U.S. Coast Guard boat that escorted Old Ironsides across Boston Harbor and survived blizzards and nor’easters may have been done in by an extremely low tide. Chief Paul E. Flanagan told The Boston Herald that the 32-foot… Read more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Establishing a New England market to buy renewable energy seemed a laudable goal when governors committed to it last year. They hoped to make bulk purchases of wind and solar power to knock down the price while reducing… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — In Holyoke, Easter means classic cars, clowns and hot dogs. Families came out in droves for the city’s annual Easter Drag. For Carson Mayer, Easter is kind of like Christmas. When asked what he got in his basket, he was… Read more

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LAKEVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a motorist was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Route 44 in Lakeville, and the other driver was arrested on several charges. Police said both vehicles were found overturned in the road after… Read more

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say four men are facing charges for target shooting near a heavily traveled interstate highway. Police responded to a report of gunshots being fired in a wooded area in Manchester nearĀ  Interstate 93… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — The Mashpee Wampanoag want to open a Massachusetts-licensed casino in the coming years. Whether it will get that chance depends now on what a state commission believes will happen in the tribe’s immediate future. Lawmakers gave the… Read more

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KINGSTON, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center says it will commission a study of shadow and light produced by wind turbines in Kingston The Patriot Leger reports that spokeswoman Catherine Williams says the agency is developing… Read more

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  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A lawyer who helped represent the Narragansett Indian tribe after state police raided a smoke-shop a decade ago is suing the tribe over legal fees totaling more than $1.1… Read more

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This undated photo taken from the Kaufman County, Texas, website shows Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland. McLelland and his wife were found killed in their house, Saturday, March 30, 2013, two months after one of his assistants… Read more

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FILE – In this March 12, 2013 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican Party’s search for a way back to presidential success in 2016 is drawing a striking array of personalities and… Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nine-month delay, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” deployed to the top spot at the box office. The action film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum as the gun-toting military toys brought to… Read more