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Residents Unharmed After Plane Crashes Into Plainville Home


A small plane crashed into a home, killing three people aboard, police said, however the residents of the home managed to escape as fire engulfed the Plainville house. The Beechcraft BE36 aircraft crashed into the home at about 5:45 pm ...

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Why Is My Hangover So Bad? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is my hangover so bad?” you ask? Good question. (Mind you, we may have previously touched upon hangovers but since a customized almighty Google search isn’t bringing it up let’s have ...

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Sleeping Rats Dream Of A Better Place


Rats are known for crawling through dirt, crud and sewers, so why would it not be believable that sleeping rats dream of a better place? A research team from University College London, England said that when rats are shown a ...

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Health Care Coverage Offered To Immigrants In 35 California Counties

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Thirty-five California counties have agreed to provide health care coverage for illegal immigrants in the United States. The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program — which provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, ...

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Facebook Default Pictures Get Rainbow Makeover

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Facebook default pictures are getting a rainbow makeover thanks to the social media giant. A new feature allows users to show their support for marriage equality by superimposing a rainbow over their profile picture. CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally announced the ...

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Massachusetts Man Killed At Cemetery in Drive By Shooting

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A Massachusetts man shot in the head inside Hope Cemetery Thursday afternoon has died, becoming the city’s fourth homicide this year, police said. The 22-year-old man, who has been identified as David Luyando died at UMass Medical Center-University Campus Thursday ...

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Why Are Teens Moody? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why are teens moody?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why are 16 year-old girls allowed to drive killing machines but not allowed to vote or ...

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More People Will Quit Smoking As Trend Declines

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According to a new report published in the journal Tobacco Control, people will be more likely to actually quit smoking when the trend itself declines. The study, completed by a group of researchers at the University of California, reveals that ...

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Why Are Designers So Big On Flamingos? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why are designers so big on flamingos?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it’s better than having to deal with more questions about the Confederate flag. If you don’t live in ...

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Teens Invent Color-Changing Condoms That Detect STDs


While teenage boys may be preoccupied with sex, three boys used that to their advantage and invented color-changing condoms that detect STDs (sexually transmitted disease). Specifically, Daanyaal Ali, 14, Muaz Nawaz, 13 and Chirag Shah, 14 from London, England’s Isaac ...

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