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Tonight: Occasional showers with a few embedded downpours. Areas of fog - some dense. Lows: 32-38. Winds: South -> NW 2-10 mph. Friday: Morning rain or wet snow ends then mostly cloudy with some breaks of sun. Highs: 40-46. ...
Thu, March 26, 2015
41°
Light Rain
Feels like 36°
Humidity: 97%
Dew Point: 41
Wind: NNW at 9 mph
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Local News

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Latest on NY Fire, Building Collapse: Third Building in Danger

March 26th, 2015
By The Associated Press 7:30 P.M. The Fire Department of New York says four people are in critical condition among a dozen injured in an explosion, building collapse and fire in Manhattan's East Village. Officials initially said three...

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Co-Pilot’s Apartment, Parents’ Home Searched

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March 26th, 2015
In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo an Airbus 320 of Germanwings is parked at the airport as their pilots went on strike in Duesseldorf, Germany. A Germanwings Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board...

Rainy, Foggy Overnight

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March 26th, 2015
Look for a dreary evening and overnight with periods of rain and areas of fog.  The rain will be steadiest during the mid-to-late evening hours and again towards the morning commute Friday as a front approaches and crosses and then a wave of...

Athol Men Face Drug and Firearm Charges, Police Seize $20,000

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March 26th, 2015
Hamlet St. items ATHOL, MA (WGGB) -- Two men from Athol were taken into custody Thursday morning on multiple gun and drug charges following an in-depth heroin investigation by police. 40-year-old, Juan Vega and 26-year-old, Joshua Davoren...

Sports

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Patriots’ Formation Leads to NFL Rule Change

March 26th, 2015
PHOENIX, Arizona (WGGB) -- There will be one less play in New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick's bag of tricks in 2015. His deceptive formation that garnered attention during their playoff victory over the Ravens last season has been...

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Injury-Riddled Heat Top Celtics 93-86

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March 26th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Goran Dragic had 22 points and seven assists, and the banged-up Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Wednesday night. Luol Deng scored 15 points for Miami, and Udonis Haslem had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Henry Walker and...

Judge Lets ex-NHL Player Lawsuit Over Concussions Continue

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March 25th, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The NHL's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries was largely rejected Wednesday by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward. The plaintiffs have been...

NASCAR Issues Penalties to No. 33 Cup Team, Xfinity Team

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March 25th, 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined and suspended the crew chief of a Richard Childress Racing-affiliated team. The sanctioning body fined Slugger Labbe $50,000, suspended him the next three races and placed him on probation until Dec....



Today's Talkers

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Google’s New CFO Gets $70M for Defecting from Morgan Stanley

March 26th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is being paid more than $70 million for defecting from the same job at investment bank Morgan Stanley. The lucrative pay package disclosed in a Thursday regulatory filing...

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‘Downton Abbey’ to End After Upcoming 6th Season

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March 26th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of "Downton Abbey" say the upcoming sixth season of this popular drama will be its last. Executive producer Gareth Neame said its creators "wanted to close the door of 'Downton...

One Direction Announces Zayn Malik has Left the Band

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March 26th, 2015
LONDON (AP) -- Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Zayn Malik has left the group. The band confirmed his departure Wednesday in a statement. Malik said: "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But,...

Patriots’ Formation Leads to NFL Rule Change

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March 26th, 2015
PHOENIX, Arizona (WGGB) -- There will be one less play in New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick's bag of tricks in 2015. His deceptive formation that garnered attention during their playoff victory over the Ravens last season has been...

Entertainment

VIDEO: Cate Blanchett Wins at Being a Celebrity in This Hilariously Awful Cinderella Interview

March 26th, 2015
Breaking news alert: Cate Blanchett is apparently not a cat person. OK, truthfully, that might not be the case at all, but the actress put an end to a recent on-camera interview for her new film Cinderella when the journalist she was chatting with...

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That Was Fast! Kim Kardashian Ditches Her Platinum Blonde Locks

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March 26th, 2015
Kim Kardashian What happens in Paris stays in Paris? Not quite, but just a few weeks after debuting a new platinum-blonde dye job at Paris Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian has literally returned to her roots. On Thursday, the reality star was...

William Petersen Joins Manhattan as Series Regular

March 26th, 2015
CSI alum William Petersen is joining WGN America's atomic bomb series Manhattanas a series regular in Season 2, the network announced Thursday. Petersen will play Col. Emmett Darrow, a religious and patriotic man who's the new ranking military...

Downton Abbey Boss Explains Why the Show's Ending — Will There Be a Movie?

March 26th, 2015
Downton Abbey executive producer Gareth Neame confirmed Thursday what we've all known: The upcoming sixth season will be the show's last. But why end it now? "There's so many different explanations," Neame said on a conference call Thursday. "I...