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Archive for August 2nd, 2014
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FILE- In this undated family file photo provided by the National Action Network, Saturday, July 19, 2014, Eric Garner is shown. Garner’s death was ruled a homicide by the New York City medical examiner after it was… Read more

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Emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a collision between a big rig truck and a MUNI light rail vehicle at the intersection of Innes and 3rd streets on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus… Read more

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American Muslim Omar Akersim’s books the Progressive Muslim is viewed next to The Quran, the Muslim holy book at his home in Los Angeles Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Nearly 40 percent of the estimated 2.75 million Muslims in the U.S. are… Read more

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Dr. Kent Brantly is shown in this 2013 photo provided by JPS Health Network. A relief group official says Brantly is one of two American aid workers that have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the… Read more

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn’s football team has begun practicing for its first football game under new head coach Bob Diaco. Camp opened Saturday morning, with many positions up for grabs, including the starting quarterback job. Chandler… Read more

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Courtesy: MGNOnline (AP)–A fund set up by General Motors to pay for deaths and injuries caused by its vehicles with faulty ignitions is accepting claims. The five-month filing period that began Friday is part of the fallout from General… Read more

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In this Saturday, July 26, 2014, photo, Celvyn Mejia Romero looks out an office window before an interview at the Greater Boston Legal Services in Boston. Romero is still fighting to stay in America. His tenacious and unusually long bid for… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)–Police seek suspect in early morning stabbing, State police conduct “challenge” to enforce road rules, and another challenge as 5,000 cyclists take off for the Cape! ABC40’s Lindsay Iadeluca gives you all the top… Read more

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Nashville The premiere episode of Nashville’s third season will include two live performances by the cast, Entertainment Tonight reports. Chris Carmack, who plays closeted star Will Lexington, will perform “If It’s Love” by The… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley can claim a series of wins, and some losses, in Beacon Hill’s recently-concluded formal legislative session. Coakley successfully helped press for measures tightening flood insurance… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB)–Chicopee police are warning people of a scam received in the US mail saying you are a lottery winner. It contains a check that appears to be authentic and says you are the second prize winner of the European, African,… Read more

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(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kennedy Jr. and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts. Kennedy’s cousin Patrick… Read more

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Battlestar Galactica With fall premieres still a month away, now’s the perfect time to play TV catch-up or simply revisit an old favorite. A reboot of the ’70s space opera, Ron Moore’s re-imagined Battlestar Galactica is a… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – Police in Springfield are looking for a suspect they say stabbed a man in the back early Saturday morning. That incident occurred just before 4 a.m. on Loring Street in Springfield. The victim told police he had been… Read more

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(AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants. Palestinians officials say at least 35 Palestinians… Read more