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Yogurt Spat Throws Off Routines of US Olympians

February 7th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Daniel @ flickr) By KARL RITTER, Associated Press SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- U.S. Olympians will have to make do without the team's official yogurt -- denying them a source of protein and potentially disturbing their...

Cheesy Shortage: Kraft says Velveeta Running Low

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January 7th, 2014
FILE- In this Monday, July 28, 2008, file photo, Kraft Foods' Velveeta cheese is displayed at J. J. & F. Market in Palo Alto, Calif.. Kraft Foods says Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, some customers may not be able to find Velveeta products over the next...

Mass. College Renames School of Communication After Ron Burgundy…Just for a Day

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December 4th, 2013
(ABC) -- Actor Will Ferrell, in character as Ron Burgundy from the comedy "Anchorman" and "Anchorman 2," addressed the Emerson College School of Communication on Wednesday. The school is also renaming itself the Ron Burgundy School of...

Mass. Man Tasered after Claiming to be God

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December 4th, 2013
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Police say a Tewksbury man stripped naked, repeatedly hit himself in the head and claimed to be God, prompting officers to use a stun gun on him five times. Patrick Taylor pleaded not guilty in Lowell District Court to...

Seahawks Fans Cause Small Quake During Saints Game

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December 3rd, 2013
(AP Photo/John Froschauer) by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various...

Mass. Mall Santa Claus Charged with Groping Elf

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November 26th, 2013
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man who played Santa Claus at a Massachusetts mall has been barred from the shopping center after he was charged with groping an 18-year-old woman playing an elf. Herbert Jones was released on $1,000 bail after...

Emerson College to Name School After Ron Burgundy

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November 18th, 2013
BOSTON (AP) -- It's kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication. The Boston school will rename the school -- for one day only -- the Ron Burgundy School of Communication on Dec. 4 to honor the...

NH Town Wants Sox to Win, to Use Fireworks Measure

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October 30th, 2013
FREEDOM, N.H. (AP) -- Residents in the small town of Freedom, N.H., want the Red Sox to win the World Series, partly to carry out a provision of their 3-year-old fireworks ordinance. The ordinance, enacted in 2010, allows people in Freedom to...

Ohio State Marching Band’s “Moonwalk” Goes Viral

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October 21st, 2013
(Photo Courtesy: YouTube / BuckeyeTV) (WGGB) -- Marching bands are often known for their formations, choreography, and covers of popular music. This past weekend, during halftime of their game against Iowa, the Ohio State University...

Conn. Mom Accused of Slapping Bride at Reception

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October 17th, 2013
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A Connecticut woman has been charged with slapping her daughter at the younger woman's wedding reception in Massachusetts. Prosecutors say 55-year-old Leslie Duane of West Haven, Conn., slapped her 35-year-old...

Chicopee Firefighter Proposes to Girlfriend During Fire Drill

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October 9th, 2013
(Picture Courtesy: YouTube / Linda Jopson) CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Teacher Amy Meneguzzo and students at the Belcher School on Montgomery Street in Chicopee thought they were lining up for a routine fire drill Tuesday. Instead, Amy's...

Man Steals Change Jar from Mass. Police Station

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October 4th, 2013
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- East Bridgewater police say a 27-year-old Brockton man is facing charges after he was caught on surveillance video stealing a change jar from the lobby of the police station. Officer Mark Harvey says the man...

Fluff Buffs Celebrate Sugary Concoction in Mass.

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October 3rd, 2013
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Fluff, that gooey, sugary marshmallow treat, is still popular after nearly a century. Last year, the Massachusetts company that makes Marshmallow Fluff...

Man Makes Video of Speeding Incident in Norwood

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October 1st, 2013
NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) -- Norwood police say a man they pulled over for driving 100 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone told officers he was video recording the vehicle's speedometer to show potential buyers how fast it could go. Police said on...

To Keep Peace, Conn. City Considers Ban on Roosters

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October 1st, 2013
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Bristol officials are considering banning roosters to end the birds' early-morning wake-up calls. The Bristol Press reports that the city's Zoning Commission is responding to a rising number of complaints. It's...