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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes a moment to himself as he prepares for the evening’s weddings at City Hall, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Minneapolis. Dozens of Minnesota gay couples made last-minute preparations Wednesday for midnight… Read more

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PEARL, Miss. (WGGB) —  A Mississippi is recalling close to 2,500 pounds of frozen chicken meals because of an undeclared allergen. Traditions  “Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast Filet with Rib Meat Smoke Flavor Added / Mixed Vegetables / Basil… Read more

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BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) — The state’s Department of Public Health has announced that a horse in Belchertown has been infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE. The horse, which is stabled in Belchertown, is the second horse to… Read more

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This weekend, more than 6,000 attendees are expected at BronyCon, the largest convention for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fans, most of whom are young adult males. Since the revamped series debuted on The Hub in October 2010,… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — I-91 is cleared after two accidents backed up traffic for miles Wednesday night. Emergency personnel responded to a roll over crash on I-91 North at the 2.2 mile marker in Longmeadow right before the Enfield, Conn…. Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Despite an announcement Tuesday night that a mosquito with EEE was found in Amherst, the “Hot Summer Night” outdoor family movie event went ahead on the town common. The risk in Amherst is at “moderate” so… Read more

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(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension… Read more

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(AP Photo/Charlie Arbogast) By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz didn’t hesitate when asked what he remembered most about newly acquired right-hander Jake Peavy. Nearly seven years ago, the… Read more

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Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard BOSTON (AP) — It’s prime oceanfront property — but with a twist. The U.S. government is accepting bids for ownership of Graves Island Light Station, a working lighthouse on a tiny Boston Harbor island about nine… Read more

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(Courtesy East Brookfield Police Department/Facebook) EAST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who shot a bear he felt was threatening several puppies in his yard has found himself the focus of attention after police posted a photo of… Read more

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Ibragim Todashev was arrested May 4, 2013 in Kissimmee, Fla. for alleged aggravated battery. (Orange County Sheriff’s Office) MIAMI (AP) — State investigators in Florida have rejected a request to conduct an independent probe of the death of a… Read more

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Randy Travis has been discharged from the hospital after suffering a stroke earlier this month. “Thanks to all the fans and friends for your continued prayers and support as Randy continues on the road to recovery,” Travis’ fiancée,… Read more

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Philadelphia Eagles player Riley Cooper has been fined after apologizing for a racial slur he made in June, TMZ reports. Last month, a video of Cooper at a Kenny Chesney concert showed him saying, “I will jump that fence and fight every here.” On… Read more

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New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner leaves an apartment building on Park Avenue Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in New York. A poll of 446 likely Democratic voters shows Weiner trailing City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (27 percent),… Read more

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New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner leaves an apartment building on Park Avenue Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in New York. A poll of 446 likely Democratic voters shows Weiner trailing City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (27 percent),… Read more