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Man fleeing cops runs right into police academy

Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy.

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in Entertainment

Batman Day honors 75 years of the Dark Knight

DC Comics marks 75 years of Gotham's top crime-fighter today.

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Today in entertainment history: July 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Jack White launches publishing house

The rocker is getting literary.

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in Local

Man held without bail after assault

A man has been ordered held without bail on attempted murder charges.

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in Local

UMass mourns death of coach

UMass Amherst is mourning the death of it's men's soccer coach.

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in Entertainment

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man ruins your favorite movie

Again, the internet proved it's awesomeness with #AddAPuftRuinAMovie. These are some of our favorites!

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in Sports

‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

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in National

U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obamacare

A U.S. appeals court threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to the health care overhaul.

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in Music

Sam Smith’s inspiration? Unrequited love

The chart-topping debut album, "In The Lonely Hour," is a reflection of a love that wasn't reciprocated.

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Armed bandits steal $181K from Atlantic City casino

A manhunt is underway for masked robbers who stole $181,000 from Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey.

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in National, World

Airlines halt flights to Israel

Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.

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in Local

Listeria contamination causes fruit recall

A fruit recall is affecting produce sold at Stop & Shop and Big Y stores in Massachusetts.

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in Music

George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.

From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

in Entertainment

Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

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in Local

Amherst break-ins to be investigated

Police are investigating a pair of home invasions.

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in Sports

Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

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PCB’s will not impede redevelopment

Northampton city officials say the discovery of PCB's at a former King Street Honda site is unlikely to hamper efforts to redevelop that property.

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Man told not to keep birds in home

An Amherst apartment dweller has been told to stop keeping wild pigeons inside his home.

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in Music

Shania Twain will end her Vegas run in December

The country star will end a two-year Vegas residency later this year.

Recent Headlines

in National

7 arrested in $1.6M StubHub scam

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Police say an international ring defrauded the StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million.

in National

10M American adults gained coverage under Obamacare

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An estimated 10.3 million Americans have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon & The Rock’s 80s workout video

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Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson air some of their long-lost workout tapes and prove that "you've gotta hustle for the muscle."

in National, World

FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza death toll tops 700

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The U.S. has lifted a temporary ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.

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Obama sends team to Texas to assess National Guard deployment

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The President has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the border.