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Emergency Deck Repairs Close Two Lanes of I-91 in Springfield

March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Those traveling along Interstate 91 northbound through Springfield experienced a messy commute Friday because of emergency road work. MassDOT closed off the left and center travel lanes of the elevated portion...

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Pedestrian Struck on St. James Boulevard in Springfield

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March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel were called to St. James Boulevard in Springfield Friday night for a serious pedestrian accident. The call came in just after 10:00 p.m. No word yet on the circumstances surrounding this...

Astronauts Dock with Space Station for 1-Year Mission

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March 27th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy NASA) By DMITRY LOVETSKY and JIM HEINTZ Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) -- The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth has docked with the International Space...

Gowdy: Clinton Wiped Email Server Clean, Deleted All Emails

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March 27th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Marc Nozell) By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean"...

Sports

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Patriots LB Hightower Out 6-7 Months after Surgery

March 27th, 2015
(AP Photo) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- Linebacker Dont'a Hightower was key to the Patriots run defense in their Super Bowl season, but New England may have to do without him at the start of the 2015 season. His status for opening weekend is in question...

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Ducks Rally Past Bruins with 3-2 Overtime Win

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March 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Getzlaf, who also assisted on Corey Perry's tying goal late in the third period,...

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...

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...



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Fetus Debate Looms Following Charges in Womb-Cutting Case

March 27th, 2015
By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn...

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

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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...

‘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,...

Entertainment

Amanda Knox Murder Conviction Overturned by Italy's High Court

March 27th, 2015
Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction of Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on Friday, the AP reports. Last year, a Florence appeals court convicted Knox and Sollecito in the 2007 death of Knox's former...

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Ryan Reynolds Just Won the Internet with His Deadpool Reveal

March 27th, 2015
We're obsessed with Ryan Reynolds for many reasons--the face, the hair, pretty much everything, really-- but we really love his sense of humor. The actor, who is currently shooting Deadpool, the spin-off film featuring his character from X-Men...

Which Fan Favorite Is Returning for Heroes Reborn?

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March 27th, 2015
Masi Oka Yatta! Masi Oka will reprise his Emmy-nominated role of Hiro Nakamura in NBC's event series Heroes Reborn, the network announced Friday. Currently starring on CBS' Hawaii Five-0, Oka will guest-star in the 13-episode series, which debuts...

Drea de Matteo Loses Apartment in NYC Building Explosion

March 27th, 2015
Drea de Matteo was one of many who lost her home in Thursday's building explosion in downtown Manhattan. "A hole where my N.Y.C. home of 22 years once stood," The Sopranos star shared on Instagram, along with a photo of the wreckage. A hole...