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  1. Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Nigerians are going to the polls on Saturday to vote in presidential elections. . Opposition candidate Gen.

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  2. Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dimsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Thursday's inferno caused the collapse of three buildings and fire dam... . A firefighter directs water onto the site of an explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York, Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  3. Household pets die in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Fire crews from Harrods Creek, St Matthews, Worthington and Lyndon were called to the scene in the 7500 block of Glen Arbor Road shortly after 11 a.m. We're told numerous animals were killed in the fire. Two were given oxygen at the scene and transported to an animal hospital.

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  4. Man sought in wife's killing crashes car in police chaseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Peabody man charged with beating his estranged wife to death has been arrested after crashing her car in a police chase. The Essex district attorney's office says 46-year-old Joseph Buonanduci was taken into custody at about 10 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 495 in Amesbury and taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

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  5. Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, was struck just below his right eye and the bullet remains lodged below his right ear.

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  6. Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Nigerians are going to the polls on Saturday to vote in presidential elections. . Opposition candidate Gen.

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  7. This week in the war on workers: Holyoke, MA, students protest likely state schools takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Schools in the economically struggling city of Holyoke, MA, face a takeover by the state because of low standardized test scores. Students and teachers alike are fighting back, but the city's schools superintendent, Sergio Paez, continues to back testing-based education and take aim at those who disagree with him.

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  8. Man charged with fracturing 3-month-old girl's arm, skullRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Police say a 36-year-old man has been charged with deliberately injuring a 3-month-old baby he was caring for, breaking her arm and fracturing her skull. Police say Robert Tarkowski was arrested early Saturday on charges of first-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor.

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  9. Fire destroys Fall River apartment building, damages secondRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Herald News reports that one person was injured in the Saturday afternoon blaze on Irving Street. Residents tell the newspaper that they heard an explosion and saw flames from a first-floor apartment at 86 Irving Street, then rescue workers carried one person from that apartment.

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  10. Van Gogh exhibit to feature artist's nature paintingsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    An exhibit featuring 50 paintings and drawings of nature by Vincent Van Gogh will open in western Massachusetts in June. "Van Gogh and Nature" is the first exhibit devoted to the artist's exploration of nature.

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  11. More Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A labor-backed group that pushed for a higher minimum wage in Massachusetts is setting its sights on a new goal: a $15 "living wage" for workers in fast food restaurants and big box stores. The group Raise Up Massachusetts is backing a bill that would require the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour by 2018.

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  12. Man dies after Springfield house party stabbing, others hurtRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Springfield police say 23-year-old man has died after he and two other people were stabbed at an early morning house party. Police Sgt.

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  13. Hope dims as rescue workers search for 2 in NYC blastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Thursday's inferno caused the collapse of three buildings and fire dam... . A firefighter directs water onto the site of an explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York, Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  14. Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major cityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed after four days of heavy fighting, opposition activists and the extremist group said. Idlib, a major urban center with a population of around 165,000 people, is the second provincial capital to fall into opposition hands after Raqqa, now a stronghold of the Islamic State group.

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  15. New Matt Damon film shooting on North ShoreRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Lights, camera, action: Manchester-by-the-Sea is the backdrop for a new Matt Damon movie of the same name. Damon is producing the independent film with the working title "Manchester-by-the-Sea."

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  16. Bus-only corridor opens after 18 years of study and debateRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The $567 million CTfastrak system began operating Saturday morning. The 9.4-mile system has been 18 years in the making and is hoped to be a quick, reliable and environmentally friendly alternative to cars.

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  17. French mayor say co-pilot's father distraught with griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz ... . A stele and flowers laid in memory of the victims are placed in the area where the Germanwings jetliner crashed in the French Alps, in Le Vernet, France, Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  18. Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winterRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Thousands of homeowners are filing claims as they begin to repair the damage brought by a record winter. Successive storms dumped a record 110 inches of snow in Boston alone.

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  19. Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers. Somali special forces stood over three bloodied bodies of the alleged attackers after officials declared they have full control of the Maka Al-Mukarramah Hotel Saturday, more than 12 hours after gunmen, believed to be six in number, from the Islamic rebel group al-Shabab stormed into the hotel.

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  20. Newtown advocates kick off annual ride to WashingtonRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The group that calls itself Team 26 is setting out Saturday morning on the 400-mile ride that is expected to take them four days. Twenty children and six educators were killed in the December 2012 shooting at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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