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Monday September 01, 2014
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Families Flock to Forest Park in Springfield for Labor Day Celebrations

September 1st, 2014
The Church of God holds a cookout for members across Mass, RI and Conn for Labor Day SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- It was a beautiful day to close out the "unofficial" end to summer Monday for the long holiday weekend. Families from all over...

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Labor Day Sales Bring Good Deals for Shoppers

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September 1st, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- We may have to say goodbye to summer, but we can say hello to a few bargains. The Labor Day weekend brought good deals for shoppers. "Labor Day weekend is usually a big time for us. Especially with the season ending of the...

Tag Sale Offers Cheaper Option for Students

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September 1st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Students moving in at UMass Amherst this weekend found a way to keep some cash in their pocket. The college held its First Annual New2U Reuse Tag Sale. It's a new waste reduction program that started last year. The...

US Eating Habits Improve a Bit — Except Among Poor

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September 1st, 2014
By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a...

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Hamels, 3 Phillies Relievers No-Hit Braves

September 1st, 2014
By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6)...

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Buchholz Throws Three-Hitter, as Red Sox Top Rays 3-0

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Clay Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday. Buchholz (6-8) walked none and struck...

Tony Stewart’s Return to Race Track Ends Early

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August 31st, 2014
(AP Photo) HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Tony Stewart will now start focusing on next weekend's NASCAR race in Richmond, Virginia. His return to the track Sunday night ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway....

Patriots trade Ryan Mallet to Texans

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August 31st, 2014
 By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallet to the Houston Texans. The move means second-round draft choice Jimmy Garoppolo will be the backup to two-time MVP Tom...



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US Eating Habits Improve a Bit — Except Among Poor

September 1st, 2014
By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a...

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Obama, Biden Push for Higher Minimum Wage

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September 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today are using Labor Day appearances to press the case for a federal increase in the minimum wage -- a top issue for Democrats. In Detroit,...

David Muir Anchoring ABC’s “World News” Starting Tonight

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September 1st, 2014
David Muir photo ABC/AP NEW YORK (AP/WGGB) -- Starting tonight, David Muir will be the new anchor on ABC's "World News." But David Muir says don't expect him to be anchored to his desk.  He says his bosses promised he "was not going to be...

Nude Hollywood Photos Exposed in Hacking Attack

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September 1st, 2014
Hollywood, CA (GMA/AP) --- This morning Hollywood is up in arms after what could be a massive hacking attack. A user on the popular photo sharing site '4 chan' posted a cache of risque photographs Sunday purporting to show numerous a-list...

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Royal Pains Bosses on Boris' Big Move, the "Emotional" Finale and Season 7 Hopes

September 1st, 2014
Royal Pains Boris' move to buy Hamptons Heritage and invite the entire HankMed team to be on the board of directors may have caught Royal Pains fans by surprise, but behind the scenes, it was a long time coming. "This was a twist that we...

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Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Marry

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September 1st, 2014
Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg have tied the knot, People reports. The couple wed at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Ill., outside McCarthy's hometown, Chicago. McCarthy and Wahlberg...

Ashlee Simpson Marries Evan Ross at Diana Ross' Estate

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September 1st, 2014
Evan Ross, Ashlee Simpson Ashlee Simpson married Evan Ross on Sunday, Us Weekly reports. The couple tied the knot at the Connecticut estate of the groom's mother Diana Ross, who also planned the nuptials and...

Celebrity Chef Todd English Charged with Drunk Driving

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September 1st, 2014
Todd English Celebrity chef Todd English was arrested on a DWI charge Sunday while driving in the Hamptons, The New York Post reports. According to police, English was pulled over for drifting out of his lane...