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2 days ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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2 days ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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2 days ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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2 days ago in Music

Paul McCartney and Skype make tech history

Paul McCartney is embracing modern technology by teaming up with Skype to launch the first ever audio emojis in time for Valentine's Day.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

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2 days ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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2 days ago in Lifestyle

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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2 days ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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2 days ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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2 days ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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2 days ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

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2 days ago in National

Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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2 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 11

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

3 days ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

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3 days ago in Local

Paul Mark Considering Berkshire Senate Seat

Mark had initially ruled out a run, but now admits he is "thinking about" since 4th Berkshire District Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli has taken himself out of the running.

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.

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11 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

14 hours ago in Local

SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

14 hours ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.

14 hours ago in Local

Northampton Historical Commission Delays Pomeroy Terrace Condo Plan

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The Northampton Historical Commission has voted to delay Springfield businessman Matthew Campagnari's plans to replace the buildings with new condo units.