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Tue, March 31, 2015
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Lawmakers Approve Compromise Budget Bill

March 31st, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- The Legislature has signed off on a compromise spending bill that includes funds for snow removal, homeless shelters and state employee health insurance. The $364 million bill was approved Tuesday by the House and Senate after...

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Westover to Burn Over 200 Acres of Grassland

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March 31st, 2015
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB) -- An ABC40 alert for you...if you're in the Chicopee area you could see some smoke near Westover Air Reserve Base properties over the next day or so. They're conducting grassland burning of 235 acres of land on the base and...

Doyle Drive Provides New Access to Holyoke Community College

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March 31st, 2015
HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB) -- Students and staff have a new way to access Holyoke Community College. There's a new road now that has been in the works for more than a decade.  It's on the south side of the college and provides direct access to...

Summit Street Shooting in Springfield Investigated, Victim’s Girlfriend Arrested

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March 31st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A 27-year-old man was shot in Springfield Tuesday afternoon and his girlfriend is under arrest after police say they spotted drugs in her purse.  Police continue to search for the shooter. Officers were called to...

Sports

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UConn Women Earn 8th-Straight Trip to Final Four

March 31st, 2015
(AP Photo/Tim Roske) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national...

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Celtics Gain Ground in Playoff Race with 116-104 Win

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March 31st, 2015
(AP Photo) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Avery Bradley says despite a season of ups and downs, he never stopped believing the Boston Celtics were a playoff team. If the Celtics continue to play the way they have in recent weeks, Bradley might be...

Tom Brady Scares Fans with Cliff Jump in Costa Rica

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March 30th, 2015
Tom Brady leaps from a cliff during a vacation in Costa Rica (Courtesy: Tom Brady/Facebook) (WGGB) -- Tom Brady can do no wrong in the eyes of many Patriots fans. But his recent stunt while on vacation in Costa Rica have some questioning his...

Bruins Top Hurricanes 2-1, Extend Lead for Final Playoff Spot

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March 30th, 2015
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- David Pastrnak scored on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. The win put the Bruins three points ahead of Ottawa and four...



Today's Talkers

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No Foolin’: You Can Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

March 31st, 2015
Pac-Man races toward one of his ghostly enemies on a game that is overlaid on a Google Map. (Source: Google) by Aaron Barker LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - Who knew that city streets would make for the perfect Pac-Man game? Google did. On Tuesday, the...

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Mother’s Facebook Apology Goes Viral

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March 31st, 2015
(ABC) -- A mom's apology on Facebook is going viral after she turned to social media after she learned her kids were rude to another mother at the movies, and now the two women are meeting for the first time. It's a fairy tale ending in the...

Half of Americans Saving Next to Nothing

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March 31st, 2015
(CNN) - When it comes to saving, we aren't doing enough of it. Roughly half of Americans are saving 5% or less of their incomes, including 18% that are not saving anything, according to a survey from Bankrate. Only about a quarter of people...

Pharmacists’ Group Discourages Providing Execution Drugs

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March 30th, 2015
By JULIE WATSON Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A leading association for U.S. pharmacists adopted a policy Monday that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections -- a move that could make carrying out such...

Entertainment

Mega Buzz: Is Booth and Brennan's Marriage in Trouble on Bones?

March 31st, 2015
Bones' key couple may have a second baby on the way, but their marriage is headed for less happier times. As we previously reported, Booth (David Boreanaz) will once again face his former gambling addiction later this season. "There is a murder...

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General Hospital and The Young and the Restless Lead the Daytime Emmy Nominations

March 31st, 2015
The nominees for the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, and The Young and the Restless and General Hospital lead the pack. ABC's General Hospital leads all shows with 28 nominations and CBS' The Young and the...

Russell Crowe: Michael Jackson Prank-Called Me for Years with Terrible Jokes

March 31st, 2015
Apparently Michael Jackson was a real practical joker. In an interview with The Guardian, Russell Crowe claims that Jackson consistently prank-called him "for two or three f---ing years," after Jackson discovered the fake name Crowe used to check...

Fox Renews New Girl for Season 5

March 31st, 2015
New Girl returns with all-new episodes Tuesday - and there will be a lot more new episodes to come: Fox announced Tuesday that it has renewed the comedy for a fifth season. Season 5 will include the show's landmark 100th episode. Fall TV...