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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — John Tavares scored 32 seconds into the third period and added a power-play goal with 6:43 left as the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court justice has blocked implementation of portions of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) – The freezing temperature didn’t keeping people away from Northampton’s First Night Celebration Tuesday night. Many have been downtown for much of the day checking out the different vendors and activities, waiting… Read more

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  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File) HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a respiratory-related issue. A statement Tuesday night from the office of her husband, former President George… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed after the Boston drawbridge she was walking on started to go up and she was crushed between the bridge plates when the operator lowered it to help her. Investigators call the death on the Meridian… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping to block Republicans from gaining control of the Senate in 2014 by using her fundraising muscle to bolster the candidacies of fellow Democrats facing election in the new year. On New Year’s Eve,… Read more

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(AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON (AP) — Paul Millsap had season highs with 34 points and 15 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks rallied for a 92-91 win over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday afternoon. Jeff Teague added 16 points for Atlanta, including… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It’s almost time to break out the bubble. We are a few hours away from champagne’s night to shine, or better yet sparkle. “It’s a festive style. I think when you think champagne you think New Years Eve… Read more

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Dec 31, 2013 07:00 PM ET by Kate Stanhope Angela Lansbury Angela Lansbury will start the new year off with a fancy new title. The Murder, She Wrote star has been made a Dame of the British Empire, The Associated Press reports. The… Read more

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Dec 31, 2013 06:36 PM ET by Kate Stanhope Jennifer Lawrence After a year that saw her both win an Oscar for best actress and headline one of the biggest action films of 2013, Jennifer Lawrence ended her very good year on a high note. The… Read more

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MONTAGUE, Mass. (WGGB) — A special day for the Montague Police Department Tuesday, as they unveiled a new uniform patch today. Police officers, community members, and even local school children, helped come up with a patch design to replace… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Police in Holyoke are searching for a bank robber who held up the PeoplesBank on Hampden and Pleasant Street at gunpoint this morning. According to Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert the suspect, Dashawn Williams, age 28 of… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: Countdown Entertainment, LLC) NEW YORK, N.Y. (WGGB) — Upwards of a million people are gathering in New York’s Time Square to ring in 2014. Known as the ‘Crossroads of the World,’ Times Square has been the site for New Year’s… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s the end of an era for an iconic Springfield bakery and deli. Tuesday was the last day for Gus and Paul’s on Sumner Avenue and the news of the closing is bittersweet for many. Hundreds of people turned out to… Read more

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(HOLYOKE, Mass.) (WGGB)–Many people will be celebrating New year’s Eve by going out to dinner. At the Delaney House in Holyoke, they’re preparing for one of their busiest nights of the year, New Year’s Eve. They’re expecting 400 people for… Read more