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Air Algeria Plane Wreckage Found in Mali

July 25th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kevin Cleynhens) PARIS (AP) -- French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali. A message posted Friday on the website of President Francois Hollande said...

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Cause Sought for Hospital Gunfight Between Patient, Doctor

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July 25th, 2014
(AP Photo) DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect...

Lawmakers Call For Housing Regulations

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July 24th, 2014
Springfield (WGGB)- Days after the Springfield city council took up the issue of absentee landlords, a rally was held outside one of the many buildings recently condemned. Dozens gathered outside 515 Union Street Thursday night calling for...

ABC40 Takes to the Sky with 439th Airlift Wing

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July 24th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) -- You see the C-5 Air Force cargo planes seemingly hover over western Massachusetts, Thursday ABC40 had the chance to see how exactly the massive C-5s actually get in the air. "Everytime I look at it, even watching...

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West Springfield Native Capuano Acquired by Yankees

July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday's 4-2 win over Texas...

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Ohio State Marching Band Director Fired Following Probe

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Adam Cairns) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being...

Stroman Leads Way as Blue Jays Blank Red Sox 8-0

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July 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) by IAN HARRISON, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the...

Patriots Hold Opening Day of Training Camp Thursday

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July 24th, 2014
FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The march to Glendale, Arizona begins Thursday for the New England Patriots. Head Coach Bill Belichick knows better than anyone that a possible run to Super Bowl XLIX starts with a strong training camp. On 9:45 a.m. Thursday,...



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Berkshire Co. Woman Marks Her 115th Birthday

July 24th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter.com/BerniceMadigan) CHESHIRE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Berkshire County woman marked her 115th birthday Thursday. Bernice Madigan of Cheshire was born on July 24, 1899 in West Springfield. In an interview with XPRIZE,...

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Naked Thieves Take Burgers from Florida Eatery

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July 24th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers) (Photo Courtesy: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers) BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb,...

Online ER Appointments Hoped to Attract Patients

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July 24th, 2014
(CNN) -- Hospitals around the country are hoping online ER appointments will help attract patients anxious to avoid long waits in a crowded and often chaotic environment. The system is intended only for patients who don't have life-threatening or...

Ray Allen Leaning Towards Following LeBron to Cleveland

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July 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Former Celtic and all-time great Ray Allen says he's hoping to return for his 19th season in the NBA in 2014. Sources tell ESPN.com that he's leaning towards doing so with his former teammate LeBron James and his new team, the...

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Penny Dreadful Boss Addresses Vanessa's Sexuality, Ethan's Werewolf Origins

July 24th, 2014
Eva Green Penny Dreadful creator John Logan and stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, and Harry Treadaway  were on hand at Comic-Con on Thursdayto talk all things demimonde. Unfortunately, stars Eva...

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Teen Wolf Renewed for a Fifth Season

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July 24th, 2014
Tyler Posey Things literally got hairy in San Diego when the cast and brains behind MTV's Teen Wolf hit town for Comic-Con, joined by a member of their stunt team in full costume. Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien,  Tyler...

OITNB's Jason Biggs and Laura Prepon Discuss the Pros and Cons of Playing Horrible People

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July 24th, 2014
Jason Biggs, Laura Prepon Orange Is the New Black consistently finds ways to make us empathize with unexpected characters, but there are a few that continue to polarize.  Alex Vause, most notably, has divided the fandom in two: those...

Comic-Con 2014: All the Latest News

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July 24th, 2014
San Diego Comic-Con Comic-Con has invaded San Diego and we have you covered! From 75th anniversary of Batman to the premieres of Starz's Outlander and new DC Comics shows The Flash, Gotham and Constantine, check back here Thursday through Sunday...