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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, actress and director Penny Marshall attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in New York. Marshall died of complications from diabetes on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at her Hollywood Hills home. She was 75. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Matt Dwyer
December 18, 2018 - 2:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. Mashall's publicist, Michelle Bega, said Marshall passed away in her Hollywood Hills, Calif., home on Monday due to complications...
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November 20, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Connecticut’s Thanksgiving tradition continues in 2018 for the 82nd year and WTIC NewsTalk 1080 will be broadcasting the race live! The Manchester Road Race has been named the “Most Competitive Race on Thanksgiving Day”. This prestigious recognition came after 2017’s field of racers included an...
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23 April 2018 - Hollywood, California - Stan Lee. Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" Los Angeles Premiere held at Dolby Theater. Photo Credit: Birdie Thompson/AdMedia
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November 12, 2018 - 2:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. The creative dynamo who revolutionized the comics by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk, died Monday at Cedars-...
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October 15, 2018 - 2:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. The state Gaming Commission reported Monday that MGM Springfield generated $18 million in gross revenues from slot machines and another $8.8 million from table games...
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September 28, 2018 - 2:23 pm
The Newington Parks and Recreation Department announces the second annual Scarecrow Contest held outside the Mortensen Community Center on Garfield Street. There will be two categories of judging. The first is Business/Non-Profit Organizations and the other is Family/Friends. People will be asked...
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Emily Archacki
October 02, 2018 - 2:52 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Although the regular minor league baseball season may be over for the Hartford Yard Goats, their commitment to the local community is still in play. On Sunday, Oct. 28, the Hartford Yard Goats will be hosting what they are calling the “largest trick-or-treat community...
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Emily Archacki
September 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – The 99th Annual Durham Fair kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 27. It runs for a total of four days through Sunday, Sept. 30 and is being held at the fairgrounds located on Routes 17 and 68. The fair, which dates back to 1916, is the largest volunteer fair in New England. “...
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