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Fri, March 06, 2015
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Stolen Credit Card Data Being Used on Apple Pay

March 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Apple's new mobile payment system 'Apple Pay' is intended to make transactions easier. But apparently, it's also making it easier for criminals to use it with stolen information. The Wall Street Journal reports that cyber thieves are...

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Freight Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails in Rural Illinois

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March 6th, 2015
GALENA, Ill. (AP) -- A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to evacuate everyone within 1 mile. Galena authorities say eight cars of the BNSF train derailed around 1:20...

NASA’s New Estimates Detail Mars’ Once-Massive Ocean

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March 6th, 2015
(Courtesy: NASA) (WGGB) -- Scientists are confident that liquid water once existed on the surface of Mars. Now, new data has led to estimates that roughly 20% of the planet's surface was covered by one huge ocean. In findings released on...

Harrison Ford Transported to Hospital Following Plane Crash in California

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March 5th, 2015
(photo courtesy KABC-TV) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring...

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`Informal’ Talks on Michael Phelps Competing at Worlds

March 5th, 2015
(photo MGN/Tim Binning) By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps possibly could swim in this summer's world championships if his ban is overturned by USA Swimming. There have been discussions about Phelps' possible participation in...

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Athlete of the Week: Hampshire Basketball’s Conor Cronin

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March 5th, 2015
WESTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB)---While it is hard to fly under the radar with an 18-3 record, Conor Cronin and the Hampshire Raiders managed to do that for much of this season. Quietly racking up wins en route to a top seed in the division III tournament....

Vince Wilfork: Pats Not Picking up Option

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March 5th, 2015
(AP Photo / Stephan Savoia) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB) - Beloved Patriots nose tackle Vince Wolfork broke the news Thursday that the team won't be picking up the "option" in his contract, setting the stage for the end of his eleven-year career...

Zeller’s Shot at Buzzer Lifts Celtics Past Jazz

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March 4th, 2015
By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Tyler Zeller banked in a shot from under the basket as time expired to give the Boston Celtics an 85-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Isaiah Thomas led Boston with 21 points, Jae...



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NASA’s New Estimates Detail Mars’ Once-Massive Ocean

March 6th, 2015
(Courtesy: NASA) (WGGB) -- Scientists are confident that liquid water once existed on the surface of Mars. Now, new data has led to estimates that roughly 20% of the planet's surface was covered by one huge ocean. In findings released on...

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Eastern Oregon Dig Uncovers Ancient Stone Tool

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March 5th, 2015
This undated photo provided by the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History shows a scraper chipped out of agate found at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon. Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at...

Police: Boston Reverend Shoots Student in Murder Attempt

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March 5th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston youth minister who worked for city schools has been charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a high school student who was selling marijuana for him. Prosecutors say the student is expected to survive. The...

Snuggie, Bacon Bowl Maker, to Issue Refunds

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March 5th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- The company behind Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission says Allstar Marketing Group...

Entertainment

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Grey's Anatomy: Was Dr. Herman's Operation a Success?

March 5th, 2015
So, did it work? When we left off with Grey's Anatomy last week, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) was about to tackle the biggest case of her life: removing a potentially fatal tumor from Dr. Hermann's (Geena Davis) brain. "A surgeon must always be...

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Mega Buzz: What Kind of Havoc Will Mellie's Sister Wreak on Scandal?

March 5th, 2015
Remember when we said that you'd learn more about Mellie's background on Scandal in the coming weeks? Well, when her sister arrives on the March 19 episode, lots of skeletons will come flying out of FLOTUS' closet. "Mellie's past and where she...

VIDEO: The Price Is Wrong (Again)! Watch Adam Sandler and Bob Barker's Brutal Happy Gilmore Rematch

March 5th, 2015
It's one of America's most storied feuds. OK, not really, but anyone who has seen Happy Gilmore knows all too well about the epic fight scene between star Adam Sandler and former Price Is Right host Bob Barker. More than 20 years later, the two...

Harrison Ford Suffers Multiple Injuries After Crashing Plane

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March 5th, 2015
Harrison Ford Harrison Ford suffered multiple gashes to his head after a small plane he was piloting crash landed at a Los Angeles-area golf course Thursday, TMZ reports. PHOTOS: They aren't American?! Ford was flying a vintage two-seater fighter...