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Wednesday April 16, 2014

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Overnight April Snow Leads to Icy Spots This Morning

April 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) Watch out for icy spots and slippery roads, even in greater Springfield but especially across the higher terrain and Franklin County early this morning. The rain changed to snow last night leaving a coating to 2" across...

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Two Killed when South Korean Ferry Sinks off Coast

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April 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/Yonhap) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast,...

Falling Temps Lead to Snow Fall Ahead of Morning Commute

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April 16th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Commuters may wake up to a coating of snow on their yard Wednesday morning, as rain turned to snow overnight. Sleet, snow, and the rain leftover from Tuesday are making the roads slick, as temperatures drop into the lower...

Boston Pauses To Reflect On Bombing Anniversary

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April 16th, 2014
BOSTON, Mass (WGGB) -- The storefronts along Boylston Street in Boston are back open for business, as are the bars and restaurants. The hearts of those whose lives were ripped apart by the Boston Marathon bombings one year ago Tuesday, are still...

Sports

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White Sox Beat Red Sox 2-1 on Throwing Error in 9th

April 16th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, Red...

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NBA D-League Announces Sale of Springfield Armor

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April 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After weeks of speculation, the Springfield Armor is officially leaving the Birthplace of Basketball for the Midwest. The NBA Development League, or D-League, announced Tuesday that the Armor have been sold to SSJ...

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

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April 14th, 2014
By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer (AP) -- Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at...

Nova, Yankees Beat Red Sox 3-2 with Replay Help

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April 14th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) by MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another...

Entertainment

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Bad Bangs: The Making of Billy Bob Thornton's Demented Fargo Look

April 15th, 2014
Billy Bob Thornton Fargo's central criminal is ruthless, intimidating... and sports a really lousy haircut. Aw jeez! FX's new series Fargo "too good" for stars to pass up On Tuesday, FX debuted its new crime comedy based on the Oscar-winning...

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Arrow: Will Laurel Reveal that She Knows Oliver's Big Secret?

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April 15th, 2014
Katie Cassidy, Stephen Amell With Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett) determined to ruin Oliver Queen's (Stephen Amell) life, the last thing Arrow's billionaire playboy-turned-vigilante needs is more people learning the truth about his extra-curricular...

Killer Kids: How The 100 Blurs the Lines between Savagery, Sacrifice and Survival

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April 15th, 2014
The 100 They're young, they're hot and they'll murder you without a second's hesitation. Thanks to The Hunger Games and Divergent, dangerous children have gone from things to be feared to the epitome of modern-day...

Miley Cyrus Hospitalized After Suffering Allergic Reaction

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April 15th, 2014
Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized after suffering a severe allergic reaction, forcing the singer to cancel one of her shows on the Bangerz tour.   "Cyrus has been hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics and...

Offbeat

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VIDEO: ‘It’s a Small World’ Turns 50 with Sing-Along

April 10th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: ABC/Fred Lee) By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The timeless Disney tune "It's a Small World" that wafts through our memories from past theme park vacations turns 50 this year, and on...

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Mass. Woman Charged in Apple Attack

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April 10th, 2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A Framingham woman is facing charges after prosecutors say she pelted her husband with apples during an argument. Mary Tavarez was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty Wednesday to assault and...

Trooper: Maine Woman Hit 123 MPH with Kids in Backseat

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April 7th, 2014
SACO, Maine (AP) -- Police say a woman was arrested for driving at 123 mph on the Maine Turnpike with her two children in the backseat. Troopers say 24-year-old Cheryl Gilson, of Cornish, was charged Sunday with criminal speed, driving to...

Mass. Home Intruder Turns Out to be a Duck

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April 7th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: North Reading Police) NORTH READING, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts responding to reports of an intruder in a woman's home quickly quacked the case. A North Reading woman called police Saturday from her upstairs...