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People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, which became a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. As much as 9 inches of snow has fallen in some parts of the Chicago area since New Year's Eve, and a second wave is expected to dump several more inches by Thursday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures […]

01/01/2014

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Another storm heads to northern New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A fast moving storm is expected to drop heavy, wet snow in parts of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire beginning tonight It comes a week after an ice storm left parts […]

12/29/2013

Delivery truck driver Donald Whitacre, of Gore, Va., returns to his truck after pumping 200-gallons of home heating oil into a customer's tank during heavy snowfall in Winchester, Va. (AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Jeff Taylor, File)

Government predicts most heating bills will increase this winter

The government forecast Tuesday that most households will pay more for heat this winter. Heating oil users will catch a slight break, but still pay near-record prices to keep warm. Prices for natural gas, electricity […]

10/08/2013

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Car slams into cyclists during NH ride, killing 2

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) – A car slammed into a group of bicyclists Saturday during an annual ride along the New England coastline, killing two riders and injuring two others, police said. The crash happened on […]

09/21/2013

Westport, Conn.'s Tatin llamas, left, follows through after hitting a two-run home run off Sammamish, Wash.'s Dalton Chandler during the second inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Connecticut beats Washington 14-13 at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chad Knight lined a run-scoring single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning, and New England champion Westport, Conn., beat Northwest champion Sammamish, Wash., 14-13 in a […]

08/23/2013

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A list of major NFL player arrests

New England tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder and weapons counts Wednesday in the slaying of a Massachusetts man. Soon after he was arrested, Hernandez was cut by the team. The NFL put […]

06/26/2013

(AP Photo)

Customers settle bills forgotten in Boston blasts

BOSTON (AP) — Amid the chaos and fear in the moments after the Boston Marathon explosions, many restaurant customers fled without settling their tabs. Rattlesnake Bar and Grill owner Tony Castagnozzi understands the gravity of […]

05/28/2013

Rhode Island (AP Photo)

RI on way to be 10th state to allow gay marriage

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island senators put the state on the path Wednesday to becoming the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. The gay marriage legislation easily passed the Rhode Island House in January, and the Senate vote was seen as the true test.

04/24/2013

Cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kansas

Slow-moving snowstorm pummels Midwest, heads east

CHICAGO (AP) — A massive, slow-moving storm paralyzed parts of the nation’s midsection with heavy, wet snow Tuesday before churning eastward.

02/27/2013

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Huge storm blankets Northeast with 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight, where New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.

02/09/2013

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